Three people are killed after a truck drives into a crowd on a shopping street in central Stockholm.
2015 saw Africa’s musicians use their songs to spread awareness about Boko Haram, promote peace and reconciliation and challenge stereotypes. It was a year where the continent’s diversity and eclectic musical traditions were on display.
World events during the first quarter of the year include an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the downing of a Germanwings jet by its pilot and a visit by Pope Francis to Asia.
Garissa residents urge locals with knowledge of the whereabouts of militants behind the Garissa University College to step forward.
A mother speaks of her ordeal as she and her family had to listen to her daughter’s last words before being killed by al Shabaab gunmen at Garissa university.
Uganda chief prosecutor in a bombing trial Joan Kagezi is shot dead in what police suspect is a targeted assassination.
An explosion rips through an Istanbul neighbourhood, killing one person and wounding three others, police say.
U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson urges vigilance following a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota.
(Next Media Online) – The influence of ISIS is gradually expanding from its stronghold in Syria and Iraq to extremist groups in North Africa.
Militants in several countries in North Africa, including Libya, Egypt, Algeria and Tunisia, have pledged allegiance to ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.