2014-09-02 Militia leader Barre Adam Shire Hirale has agreed to end a political deadlock after accepting a peace plan laid out by the Somali federal government and Interim Jubba Administration.
2014-09-02 Al-Shabaab leader Ahmed Abdi Godane was reportedly the main target of US airstrikes in Somalia, and militant leaders are tight-lipped about his fate.
2014-09-01 With the government ramping up convictions and handing down harsh sentences to al-Shabaab members, Somali parents are educating their children about the dangers of extremism.
Local political leaders and human rights organisations say police arbitrarily arrested or killed the missing people, a claim police say is "outrageous" and meant to defeat the war on crime.
Kenya's Dadaab refugee complex comprises six camps and is home to more than 500,000 refugees from Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia. While the refugee camps, which the Kenyan government plans to close soon, may conjure images of desperation, they also showcase tremendous resilience and hope amidst adversity.