The destruction of telecom towers in Somalia, allegedly by Kenyan forces, will damage Somalia's economy and could destabilise the entire Horn of Africa.
A group of 98 people in total, including 52 children were evacuated from countries such as Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The refugees had been held in detention in Libya.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says two of the victims were foreigners who were killed during a wave of attacks on foreign-owned stores followed by apparent reprisal attacks in Nigeria.
The UAE's actions in Yemen will have the same effect their policies have had in the rest of the Arab world: spreading disorder.
Obeying the demands of US President Donald Trump, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday banned a join trip by US representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from visiting Israel and touring the West Bank.
An army base in southern Somalia was struck by car bombs and gunfire in an attack claimed by the Al Shabab militant group.
The onset of the Trump administration has coincided with an increasing level of hate crimes and an emboldened white nationalist movement that has created a domestic terrorism crisis in the US.
As the two countries take their maritime border dispute over resource-rich waters to the International Court of Justice, Kenya is trying to force and out-of-court settlement.
A suicide bomber reportedly entered a hall and detonated a bomb where officials were meeting, wounding Mogadishu's mayor and other top officials.
Another two dozen people were wounded as a bomb exploded outside a hotel near the international airport in Somalian capital Mogadishu, officials say.
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the popular Medina hotel in the southern port town of Kismayo before several heavily armed gunmen forced their way inside, shooting as they went.
The death of the 12-year-old girl in a river near the UK city of Manchester leaves worrying unanswered questions, so the British Somali community is campaigning for a full investigation.
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