Somalia's limited polls overshadowed by clan rivalries and al-Shabaab
As Somalia prepares to choose a new government in August, there are concerns that the powerful clans who have long dominated political life in the country may try to manipulate the ballot while al-Shabaab militants also pose a threat, a senior UN official has said.
Former Bari regional commissioner, Abdisamad Mohamed Galan and Puntland troops clashed on Thursday
The fight took place on the outskirts of Armo following an assault on Galan's base by the Puntland troops.
Brexit: David Cameron to quit after UK votes to leave EU
Prime Minister David Cameron is to step down by October after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Mr Cameron made the announcement in a statement outside Downing Street after the final result was announced.
Closure of world’s biggest refugee camp will create a ghost town
By May, 2017, Kenya’s third-largest "city" by population will have ceased to exist.
The Dadaab Refugee Camp may have rickety stalls as opposed to sleek malls, the "houses" are made of paper and sticks and there are no skyscrapers, but with a population of more than 348,130 refugees, it is among Kenya’s most densely-populated areas. Of course, it is also the largest refugee camp in the world.
Kenya security forces arrest eight terror suspects in coastal region
Kenya’s security forces on Tuesday arrested eight wanted terror suspects in an ongoing counter-terrorism operation in the coastal region following reports of possible attacks during the month of Ramadan.