Articles tagged 'al shabaab'

'Al-Shabaab' runs amok in Kwekwe 6 April 2016 HARARE - It has emerged that the Kwekwe-based Zanu PF terror group that goes by the sick moniker “Al-Shabaab” went berserk at the weekend, attacking party youths who attended a homecoming rally for President Robert Mugabe at Harare International Airport on his return from Japan. Two Zanu PF Kw...
Terror group hunts ministers 14 January 2016 HARARE - A Kwekwe-based terror group going by the sick moniker “Al-Shabaab” and said to be aligned to one of the factions contesting for power in the warring post-congress Zanu PF has gone berserk, tormenting a number of Cabinet ministers from the Midlands. Speaking to the Daily News yesterday...
Kenyan police, al-Shabab clash 26 May 2015 NAIROBI - Kenyan police have been involved in a fierce gun battle with militant Islamists in north-eastern Garissa County, leaving one officer wounded, a government spokesman has told the BBC. The al-Shabab militants had ambushed the police near Yumbis town in Garissa County, Mwenda Njoka adde...
Kenya mourns mall attack victims 25 September 2013 NAIROBI - Kenya has begun three days of national mourning following the end of the four-day siege by Islamist militants on Nairobi's Westgate shopping centre. In a televised address, President Uhuru Kenyatta said six members of the security forces were among 67 people who had died. Declarin...
Kenyans shaken as death toll in mall siege is expected to rise 23 September 2013 NAIROBI - His face wet with rain and tears, Nairobi banker Ali Valli plunged through the police barricades outside the Westgate mall, rushing desperately down the road toward the building where his wife and son were hostages of Islamist militants. “Let me in, let me in, let me in,” he pleaded ...