International book fair in Mogadishu

An international book fair will be held in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital reports Al Jazeera. It is the first major event to be organised in the city for over two decades. Al Jazeera reported that talent including authors, poets, playwrights, musicians and artists are travelling from around the globe to attend…

Suicide bomber in Mogadishu suspected to be German

The suicide bomber that killed 15 people in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday is suspected to have been a German of Somali origin. The attack took place at the five-star Jazeera Palace Hotel. Al-Shaba has claimed responsibility for the attack; the group is linked to al-Qaeda. A number of…

Al-Shabab kills 14 in Kenya

At least 14 people have been killed and 11 injured in an al-Shabab attack on Tuesday July 7, 2015, in Mandera. The terrorist group targeted quarry workers in northern Kenya, they attacked two plots that are close one another and opened fire.