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B. 10-15 At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Madina, Mogadishu, Somalia
2. 09-01 Kenyatta blasts court after vote annulled Kenya
08-11 Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga Nairobi, Kenya
4. 08-08 Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted Kenya
5. 08-07 President Kenyatta urges peaceful vote Kenya
G. 07-11 Djibouti: Chinese troops depart for first overseas military base Djibouti
H. 06-14 Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant Pizza House, Mogadishu, Somalia
I. 06-10 Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month Ethiopia
J. 05-07 School bus crash kills 36 in Tanzania Arusha, Karatu, Tanzania

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Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga   Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa
At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Map of Madina Mogadishu Somalia
Sun.   Somalia
  A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say
Aug.11   Kenya
Aug.8   Kenya
Mar.12   Ethiopia



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2017
Crime
2017 2017
Crime
War & Army
2017 2017
War & Army
Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga
Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis...
Terror
2017 2017
Terror
2016
Crime
2016 2016
Crime
War & Army
2016 2016
War & Army
Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge i...
Disasters
2016 2016
Disasters
Terror
2016 2016
Terror
2015
Trials would aid fight against corruption - ...
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Kenya launches airstrikes against al-Shabaab
Trials would aid fight against corruption - ...
Disasters
2015 2015
Disasters
Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
2014
Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers
Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab
Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation
3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along...
U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia
South Sudan rivals agree peace deal
Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed t...
South Sudan rivals agree peace deal
South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire
Disasters
2014 2014
Disasters
Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab
Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation
3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along...
2013
Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall
Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on s...
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to ...
Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall
Kenya court upholds Kenyatta win
Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency
Sudan leaders back buffer zone
Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck
Major fire closes Nairobi airport
Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall
Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on s...
Gun battle at Kenya shopping center
2012
Crime
2012 2012
Crime
Somali army captures key town from Al-Shabaa...
AU forces 'rout Somali militants'
Sudan and South Sudan hold talks
Disasters
2012 2012
Disasters
Terror
2012 2012
Terror
2011
Doctors seized near Somali border
War & Army
2011 2011
War & Army
Politics
2011 2011
Politics
Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000'
UN to declare famine in Somalia
Terror
2011 2011
Terror
2010
Controversial cartoonist escapes attack
War & Army
2010 2010
War & Army
Politics
2010 2010
Politics
Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
Terror
2010 2010
Terror
2009
French warship captures pirates
US crew seized by Somali pirates
French warship captures pirates
Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates
Politics
2009 2009
Politics
Disasters
2009 2009
Disasters
Terror
2009 2009
Terror
2008
Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide
Hijacked oil tanker nears Somalia
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church
Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide
Pirates seize ship carrying tanks
Kenya 'turned into killing field'
Factions sign peace deal
Rivals sign power-sharing deal
Disasters
2008 2008
Disasters
Terror
2008 2008
Terror
2007
Riots erupt after president re-elected
U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
U.S. destroyer pursues pirates
U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects
Riots erupt after president re-elected
Flood misery hits arc of Africa
Jet with 100 aboard crashes
Terror
2007 2007
Terror
2006
Crime
2006 2006
Crime
Islamists withdraw from Mogadishu
Islamists claim Mogadishu victory
Politics
2006 2006
Politics
Disasters
2006 2006
Disasters
Terror
2006 2006
Terror
2005
Cruise ship repels pirates
Historic Sudan peace accord signed
Historic Sudan peace accord signed
Disasters
2005 2005
Disasters
Terror
2005 2005
Terror
2002
12 killed at Israeli-owned hotel
War & Army
2002 2002
War & Army
Politics
2002 2002
Politics
Disasters
2002 2002
Disasters
12 killed at Israeli-owned hotel

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At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast Map of Madina Mogadishu Somalia


October 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sun.   Somalia  
  A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say


September 2017 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   Kenya Kenyatta blasts court after vote annulled


August 2017 ... more > Top ^
Aug.11   Kenya   Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga
Map of Nairobi Kenya
  Kenya's President, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival Raila Odinga, with 44.7%, officials say
Aug.8   Kenya   Kenya election: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted  Kenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken a strong lead as votes are counted. He has 55% of the vote against 44% for Raila Odinga Aug.7   Kenya President Kenyatta urges peaceful vote

June 2017 ... more > Top ^
Jun.14  Somalia  Suicide car bomber targets Mogadishu restaurant Jun.10   Ethiopia Ethiopia's emergency food aid to run out next month


May 2017 ... more > Top ^
May.7  Tanzania  School bus crash kills 36 in Tanzania

April 2017 ... more > Top ^
Apr.24  Kenya  27 people killed in bus-trailer truck collision in Kenya

March 2017 ... more > Top ^
Mar.12   Ethiopia   Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa
Map of Koshe Addis Ababa Ethiopia  Dozens of people are still missing since the landslide on Saturday night at the Koshe landfill. A resident said 150 people were there at the time

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June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.25  Somalia  Big blast rocks Mogadishu hotel

April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.30   Kenya     Elephant summit: Kenya sets fire to huge ivory stockpile
Map of Nairobi National Park Nairobi Kenya  President Uhuru Kenyatta has set fire to a huge stockpile of ivory in an effort to show his country's commitment to saving Africa's elephants Apr.28   Kenya African leaders meet for Giants Club elephant summit

February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.13  Somalia  Al-Shabab 'carried out' Somalia plane attack Feb.6  Somalia  Somali plane 'was holed by bomb' after Mogadishu take-off

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Jul.26  Somalia  Mogadishu hotel rocked by bomb Jul.25  Kenya  Trials would aid fight against corruption - Obama Apr.6  Somalia  Kenya launches airstrikes against al-Shabaab Apr.4  Kenya  al-Shabab: Five in custody after Garissa massacre Apr.2   Kenya   Garissa University assault 'killed 147'
Map of Garissa University Kenya
  The number of people killed by al-Shabab militants in an attack on a university in north-eastern Kenya has risen to 147. Some 587 students escaped
 Heavily armed attackers stormed the university, killing two security guards then firing indiscriminately on students


year 2014 ... more > Top ^

Dec.1   Kenya Gunmen kill Kenya quarry workers
Nov.22   Kenya Kenya bus killings claimed by al-Shabab Oct.5  Somalia  Al-Shabab: Somali troops 'surround key port town' Sep.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab names new leader after Godane death in US strike Sep.5  Somalia  Top Somali militant killed in U.S. operation Sep.1   Somalia U.S. military conducts operation in Somalia May.16  Kenya  Twin bombing near big Nairobi market May.9   Ethiopia South Sudan rivals agree peace deal May.3   Kenya 3 people killed, 7 wounded in 2 blasts along Kenyan coast Mar.5   East Africa Israel intercepts ship with weapons headed to Gaza Feb.21  Somalia  Somali presidential palace attacked Feb.16  Geneva  Co-pilot hijacks plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum Jan.23  Ethiopia  South Sudan, rebels reach ceasefire Jan.1  Somalia  Hotel in Somali capital Mogadishu hit by car bombs

year 2013 ... more > Top ^

Oct.5  Somalia  US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to Kenya mall attack Oct.3   Southern Italy     Hundreds feared dead in Italy shipwreck   At least 130 African migrants have died and many more are missing after a boat carrying them to Europe sank off the Italian island of Lamped... Sep.25  Kenya  Official: Mall attackers wouldn't talk Sep.23   Kenya Kenya forces 'clearing' Nairobi mall
Sep.22   Kenya Death toll rises to 59 in terror attack on shopping mall Sep.21   Kenya   Gun battle at Kenya shopping center Map of Nairobi Kenya  A gun battle inside a shopping centre in the Kenyan capital Nairobi has left at least 20 people dead, the Kenyan Red Cross says Aug.6   Kenya   Major fire closes Nairobi airport   The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) said Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) had been closed and passengers evacuated Mar.30   Kenya Kenya court upholds Kenyatta win  Tanzania  Tanzania collapse 'leaves 17 dead' Mar.9   Kenya   Kenyatta wins Kenyan presidency   Kenya's Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta has been confirmed as the winner of the presidential election, and vowed to work with his rival... Mar.7  Kenya  Kenya election votes 'doctored' Mar.5  Kenya  Kenyatta ahead in Kenya vote count Jan.5  Ethiopia  Sudan leaders back buffer zone

year 2012 ... more > Top ^

Dec.9   Somalia Somali army captures key town from Al-Shabaab rebels
Sep.28   Somalia AU forces 'rout Somali militants' Sep.23  Ethiopia  Sudan and South Sudan hold talks Aug.20   Ethiopia Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi dies Feb.29  Seychelles  Stricken vessel nears dock in Seychelles Jan.25  Somalia  Navy SEALs rescue aid workers

year 2011 ... more > Top ^

Oct.13  Kenya  Doctors seized near Somali border Oct.4  Somalia  More than 30 dead in Somalia bombing Sep.12   Kenya Dozens die in pipeline fire
Sep.10   Tanzania Scores die as Zanzibar ship sinks Sep.5   Somalia Somalia famine 'may kill 750,000' Aug.6  Somalia  Al-Shabab rebels leave Mogadishu Aug.3   Somalia Somalia's famine reaches into Mogadishu Jul.19   Somalia UN to declare famine in Somalia Jun.10  Somalia  Somali minister killed by niece

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May.16  Somalia  Rebels attack Somali parliament Jan.24   Lebanon Ethiopian airliner crashes; 90 on board
Jan.2  Somalia  Somali pirates hijack 4th vessel in week Jan.1  Denmark  Controversial cartoonist escapes attack

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May.22  Somalia  Fierce battle in Somali capital Apr.15  Kenya  French warship captures pirates Apr.12   Somalia   Captain rescued, snipers kill 3 pirates  U.S. Navy snipers fatally shot pirates holding Richard Phillips hostage after seeing one of the pirates 'had an AK-47 leveled at the captain's... Apr.8  Somalia  US crew seized by Somali pirates Jan.31  Kenya  At least 100 people killed in oil fire

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Dec.29  Somalia  President quits amid power struggle Dec.18  Tanzania  Trio found guilty of Rwandan genocide Nov.23  Somalia  Islamic fighters vow to rescue tanker Nov.17   Somalia   Hijacked oil tanker nears Somalia  The Sirius Star, a giant Saudi tanker seized by pirates in the Indian Ocean, is nearing the coast of Somalia Nov.15  Somalia  Gunmen seize cargo ship off Somalia Oct.15  Somalia  Pirates hijacked bulk carrier Sep.25   Somalia     Pirates seize ship carrying tanks  Ukraine: The ministry says Ukrainian-operated Faina was sailing with 21 people on board under the Belize flag, operated by Ukrainian company Aug.23  Somalia  City clears bodies after deadly clashes Jun.9   Somalia Factions sign peace deal
May.26  Ethiopia  Court sentences Mengistu to death Apr.19  Somalia  82 reported killed in Mogadishu Apr.17  Kenya  Unity government sworn in Apr.13  Kenya  Odinga named PM in bid to end vote crisis Mar.6  Kenya  President pushes peace deal Feb.28   Kenya Rivals sign power-sharing deal Feb.26  Kenya  Poll negotiations suspended Jan.28   Kenya Gangs face off in tribal violence Jan.27  Kenya  Tribal hatred fuels more violence Jan.24  Kenya  Rivals hold 'ice-breaker' talks Jan.17   Kenya   Kenya 'turned into killing field'   Opposition leader Odinga has accused the government and the police of turning the country into 'killing fields of the innocent' Jan.16  Kenya  Police shoot protesters Jan.15  Kenya  Opposition wins two posts Jan.7  Kenya  President Kibaki invites foe to talks Jan.4  Kenya  180,000 people displaced Jan.3  Kenya  Civil unrest damaging Kenya's economy Jan.2  Kenya  Water cannon used on march Jan.1   Kenya   Mob burns Kenyans cowering in church   A mob set fire to a church where Kenyans were seeking refuge from post-election violence, searing many and leaving others as heaps of ash

year 2007 ... more > Top ^

Dec.31  Kenya  Election violence kills 'at least 124' Dec.30   Kenya   Riots erupt after president re-elected
Map of Nairobi Kenya  Government has suspended all live TV broadcasts as violence engulfed Nairobi following the re-election of incumbent president Mwai Kibaki Oct.29  Somalia  U.S. destroyer pursues pirates Sep.15   West Africa Flood misery hits arc of Africa May.5   Cameroon Jet with 100 aboard crashes Jan.8  Somalia  U.S. targets al Qaeda suspects

year 2006 ... more > Top ^

Dec.31  Somalia  Militia abandon last major stronghold Dec.27   Somalia   Islamists withdraw from Mogadishu   Somali Islamist leader Sheikh Sharif Ahmed said that all Islamist forces had withdrawn from the capital Dec.24  Somalia  Ethiopian jets bomb Somalia areas Dec.21  Somalia  Somalis 'at war' with Ethiopia Jun.5   Somalia   Islamists claim Mogadishu victory   An Islamist militia has seized the capital, after weeks of fighting against an alliance of warlords backed by the US May.12  Somalia  130 dead in fighting Apr.6  Djibouti  69 dead as ferry capsizes

year 2005 ... more > Top ^

Nov.5   Somalia     Cruise ship repels pirates  The Seabourn Spirit sailing has beaten back gunmen in speedboats who opened fire Jun.8  Ethiopia  At least 18 dead in clash Jan.9  Kenya  Historic Sudan peace accord signed

year 2002 ... more > Top ^

Dec.29  Kenya  Kibaki declared president Nov.27  Kenya  12 killed at Israeli-owned hotel
before year 2000
Jul. 8, 1998   Kenya     1998 United States embassy bombings
Map of Embassy of the United States Nairobi Kenya
  Hundreds of people were killed in simultaneous truck bomb explosions in Dar es Salaam, the largest city of Tanzania, and the Embassy in Nairobi
May. 24, 1993   Eritrea   Independence of Eritrea
  The creation of modern day Eritrea is a result of the incorporation of Kingdoms and vassal states of the Ethiopian empire and the Ottoman Empire
Jul. 23, 1892   Ethiopia   Haile Selassie born
Map of Ejersa Goro Ethiopia  He was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He was a member of the Solomonic dynasty Nov. 10, 1871   Tanzania   Sir Henry Morton Stanley meets Livingstone at Ujiji   A Welsh journalist and explorer famous for his exploration of central Africa and his search for missionary and explorer David Livingstone