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US Airstrikes Hit Al-Shabab Rebels In Somalia, Killing 62

US Airstrikes Hit Al-Shabab Rebels In Somalia, Killing 62

The US says it has struck al-Shabab rebels in the Gandarshe area of Somalia with airstrikes. It launched six attacks and according to a statement released by AFRICOM, at least 62 militants were killed The US military has carried six airstrikes in the Gandarshe area of Somalia over the weekend, saying that the attacks killed […]

Kenya’s Seaside Looks Peaceful, But A Murderous War Is Being Waged

Kenya’s Seaside Looks Peaceful, But A Murderous War Is Being Waged

A football field and a grove of mango trees lie between Bongwe and its neighbouring village. On one side live the family of 33-year-old Subira Mwangole, shot dead by gunmen while watching television with friends one evening in May. On the other live his alleged murderers. The two villages, 30km south of the port city […]

Kenya Clamps Down On Journalists Covering War On Al-Shabaab

Kenya Clamps Down On Journalists Covering War On Al-Shabaab

On a cold January evening, journalist Yassin Juma was walking to his local pharmacy when he was stopped by four men from the Kenyan police. They escorted him back to his house, where he found 14 people ransacking the place in front of his wife and children. “They were looking for electronics, for laptops,” Juma […]