Kenyatta says campus attackers 'embedded' in Kenya's Muslim community
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Saturday that those behind an attack in which al Shabaab Islamist militants killed 148 people at a university were "deeply embedded" in Kenya, and called on Kenyan Muslims to help prevent radicalisation.
Former Somali PM urges US to change its Somalia anti-terror approach
In the wake of recent deadly attacks at a Mogadishu hotel and a Kenyan university campus, the former Somali prime minister calls for the United States government to change its anti terrorism approach towards Somalia and Africa.
Almost 150 people, mostly students, were massacred on a college campus in Garissa, Kenya by Somali jihadists on Thursday, April 2. Kenya is no stranger to al Shabaab attacks, yet it seems unable to contain ongoing terror threats.
Somalia's government has replaced one of the country's longest serving ambassadors in a small diplomatic reshuffle for the horn of Africa nation which is trying to build strong ties with the international community.
Politics in Somalia: Reluctant to admit another failure
When the British and Swedish ambassadors to Somalia recently queued up to meet a new member of the government appointed by the third prime minister in 18 months, the man they met was so new to Somali politics that a government adviser was unsure of his name. But it was not long before Mohamed Omar Arte, the incoming deputy prime minister, found himself in the midst of the bloody turmoil that remains a grim hallmark of politics in Somalia.