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30 June 2017 5:25 PM Al-Shabaab militants executed in Somalia's Puntland

"The court executed seven fighters. They were shot dead today," he told reporters in the port city of Bosasso. "Five of the militants were caught as they transported explosives into Bosasso. The other two militants killed people in Galkayo," Farah said, referring to another city in the region. Al-Shabaab's insurgency aims to topple Somalia's Western-backed 37

29 June 2017 10:15 AM Cape businesses sign R110m halaal deals in Senegal

Export deals signed by six companies will create 24 new jobs in Cape Town‚ Wesgro CEO Tim Harris said on Thursday‚ and three companies signed foreign direct investment declarations. “This is an exceptional result that will cement Wesgro and the Western Cape’s presence in Senegal and its halaal market‚” said Harris. Western Cape economic opportunities 42

26 June 2017 10:35 AM #Eid: Ramaphosa to engage with Muslim community

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Muslim community has contributed to social cohesion as well as ethical and moral values in the country. JOHANNESBURG - Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Monday address Eid prayers and celebrations in Lenasia in southern Johannesburg. Ramaphosa says the Muslim community has contributed to social cohesion 52

25 June 2017 1:44 PM First Lady hosts Muslim women to Ramadhan Iftar Dinner

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta Saturday evening hosted thousands of Muslim women to a special Iftar Dinner as they prepared to break the month-long Ramadhan and commemorate Idd-Ul-Fitr. The over 3500 Muslims women from the grassroots (but joined by non-muslim friends) were drawn from all the 47 counties, majority of them coming from Nairobi as the host County 41

23 June 2017 3:02 PM The 10 Most Expensive African Transfers In History

The 10 Most Expensive African Transfers In History With Liverpool's latest signing becoming the most expensive African transfer in history, here are the top 10 priciest players from the continent, including legends such as Didier Drogba and Yaya Toure. Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see Africa's 10 most expensive players ever, according 25

20 June 2017 7:15 PM At least 10 killed by car bomb in Mogadishu claimed by Somalia's al-Shabaab

NAIROBI - At least 10 people were killed on Tuesday in a car bomb attack on a government building in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that was claimed by Islamist insurgents, a government official said. Al-Shabaab frequently launches attacks in Mogadishu and other areas controlled by Somalia's federal government. It wants to force out African Union peacekeepers 33

20 June 2017 4:02 PM Champs Elysees attacker stashed weapons, was on French watch list

PARIS - A man who rammed a car into a police van in Paris stored a cache of weapons at his home and held a gun permit despite being on a secret service list of people linked to radical Islam, police sources and French officials said on Tuesday. A judicial source said investigators were compiling an inventory of the arms and equipment found in the 31-year-old’s 34

19 June 2017 8:00 PM May vows crackdown after van hits Muslims

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to fight terrorism in all its forms after a driver ploughed his van into a crowd of Muslims in a suspected Islamophobic attack. It was the fourth terror strike in a tumultuous four months in Britain. Ten people were injured in the incident which took place in the early hours of Monday after 34

19 June 2017 4:38 PM Egypt's Azhar condemns London mosque attack

Cairo - Egypt's Al-Azhar institution, a leading authority of Sunni Islam, condemned Monday's "sinful" terror attack near a London mosque and urged Western countries to take steps against Islamophobia. "Al-Azhar affirms its total rejection of this terrorist, racist, sinful act, calling on Western countries to take all precautionary measures to limit the phenomenon 30

19 June 2017 5:48 AM London van incident 'potential terrorist attack'

London - British Prime Minister Theresa May said an incident in which a van ploughed through pedestrians near a mosque in north London overnight was being treated "as a potential terrorist attack". "I will chair an emergency meeting later this morning. All my thoughts are with the victims, their families and the emergency services on the scene," she said in a statement 364