In Somalia, at least 26 people are dead after al-Shabab militants stormed a hotel in the city of Kismayo. Among the victims are a politician, foreign nationals and journalists. Security forces say they have ended the siege and killed the extremists.
An al-Qaida-linked extremist attack on a hotel in the Somali city of Kismayo has killed at least 26 people, including two journalists and a UN worker. The hotel is often visited by lawmakers and government officials.
Somali militant group al-Shabab has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack at a Nairobi hotel complex. After hours of clashes, the Kenyan president said "all terrorists have been elimated."
A series of explosions have claimed the lives of Kenyan police officers and Somali civilians. The attacks, claimed by al-Shabab jihadists, came after a rival militia executed a group of civilians.
A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at least 148 dead.
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