SOMALIA: Scholars Urge Followers to Defend Islam
  • 21 May 2020

Realising that a growing number of Somalis are leaving Islam and embracing Christianity, Somali Islamic leaders are issuing warnings and urging their followers to defend Islam. A prominent Somali sheikh in Nairobi, Kenya, used his Friday address to warn that Somalia is not 100% Muslim anymore and that many young Somalis are leaving Islam. He […]

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SOMALIA: Al-Shabaab Increases Terror Attacks
  • 07 June 2017

Somalia-based terrorist group al-Shabaab has overtaken Nigeria’s Boko Haram as Africa’s deadliest militant group, according to new figures from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED). The data, compiled by the Africa Centre for Strategic Studies, showed that al-Shabaab was responsible for 4,281 casualties in 2016, compared to 3,499 by Boko Haram. The […]

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