The air strike targeted al-Shabaab fighters who had rammed into the military base 370 kilometres south-west of the capital Mogadishu.
- by Feisal Omar
The official said a total of 11 people were detained as part of the investigation.
- by Rob Gillies & Christopher Torcia
The shutdown has cut off access to the electronic bank deposits that Zimbabwe's struggling government uses to pay teachers and other public workers, as well as social media services.
- by Farai Mutsake
The employers of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who was killed late Wednesday night, said he was assassinated.
- by Francis Kokutse & Gerald Imray
An American businessman who died in a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi had missed by only minutes being at his office in the World Trade Center on September 11, according to his father.
- by Siobhán O'Grady
The harsh crackdown is in response to protests against dramatic prices for what has become the world's most expensive gasoline.
- by Nqobile Ntshangase & Edith M. Lederer
The violence compounds an already dire security situation in the desert region used by jihadist groups to launch attacks in Mali and across West Africa.
- by Tiemoko Diallo & Alessandra Prentice
Fifty people believed to have been in a Nairobi hotel complex when it was attacked by militants remained unaccounted for on Wednesday, the Kenya Red Cross said, as the death toll rose again.