Al-Shabaab Militia Issue Ultimatum to Kenya

Al-Shabaab militants have threatened to execute Kenyan hostages if the government does not release all Muslim prisoners facing terrorism charges.

Al Shabaab milititants (file photo).

  • Kenya:  Al Shabaab Suspect Held in Lamu East

    The Star, 24 January 2013

    KENYA police yesterday arrested a suspected al-shabaab financier and recovered Sh1.5 million from him in Kiunga area in Lamu East. read more »

  • Kenya:  Garissa Residents Demonstrate Over Rising Insecurity in the Town

    The Star, 19 January 2013

    HUNDREDS of Garissa residents yesterday matched through the town's streets to protest rising insecurity over the last three months. read more »

  • Somalia:  Authorities On Alert After Al-Shabaab, Ugandan Militants Join Forces

    Sabahi, 17 January 2013

    Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia and Ugandan rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) have had a collaborative relationship for at least a year, according to a United Nations ... read more »

  • Somalia:  The Many Faces of Al-Shabaab in Kenya

    Sabahi, 28 December 2012

    The Somali community in Kenya has taken a lot of the blame for al-Shabaab attacks, but security analysts and officials warn that scapegoating Somalis increases the danger of future ... read more »

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