Twitter Reports Progress in Shutting Down ISIS Accounts
Twitter's pledge to eradicate terrorist-related accounts on its site has made great strides since the social media company devoted more resources to reviewing flagged reports and following through with suspending accounts, the company said Friday.
Somalia beach attack: Survivor tells of ordeal at hands of al-Shabab
The Jan 21 attack by al-Shabab on a popular beachside restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu has now claimed more than 40 lives. Many of the victims died from their injuries in the days following the attack.
Mystery deepens as investigation into blast in plane widens
As Somali authorities continue an investigation into the cause of a blast that opened a gaping on a plane’s side on Tuesday, mystery deepened as the airline company’s executives and Somali authorities try to control the information related to the incident.
Militant group Al Shabaab leading suspect in Somalia plane blast: U.S. government sources
Investigators suspect the Al Shabaab militant group was behind a likely bomb blast that forced an Airbus A321 into an emergency landing this week in the Somali capital of Mogadishu, U.S. government sources said Wednesday.
Dispatches: On Africa and the ICC, Don’t Buy All the Hype
As the African Union summit closed on January 31, 2016, Kenyan media ignited with reports that the African Union endorsed mass withdrawal of African countries from the International Criminal Court. But the reality is a lot less newsworthy than the main source – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta, himself a former ICC suspect – suggested.