Africa

Al Shabaab bombing in Somali capital kills five, injures six
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A bombing claimed by Islamist insurgents killed five civilians and injured six more in the Somali capital on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's mayor said, underscoring the militants' ability to carry out attacks despite territorial losses.

Authorities seize Ex-President’s 86 bank accounts
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Gambian authorities have seized assets including 86 bank accounts and 131 properties linked to former president Yahya Jammeh, an official said on Monday, as an investigation into the veteran ruler's wealth gathers pace.

Somalia's al Shabaab cuts off hands of two men convicted by sharia court
  Comments - 2 months ago

Somalia's al Shabaab publicly cut off the right hands of two men on Thursday after a sharia court convicted them of breaking into a shop and stealing about $500, the al Qaeda-linked group said.

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