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UN: Over one million displaced by South Sudan conflict




Uganda army 'sets up rapid response centre'




Police issued a terror alert for Kampala regarding an imminent attack. This is the third such alert since September.




Africa: AU Member States' Reluctance to Transform State Broadcaster Undermines Good Governance




Kony 2013: US quietly intensifies effort to help African troops capture infamous warlord




10 things to do against a gun-wielding terrorist




The police force issued a red alert and recalled all its officers from leave after warnings that Shabaab is seeking to execute a Westgate-type attack in Uganda. A police spokesman said that "[o]ur intelligence and that of the Americans show an imminent terror attack is likely."




Ugandan authorities beefed up security after receiving warnings that Shabaab may try to execute a Westgate Mall-type attack in Kampala. The US Embassy in Kampala issued a warning on Oct. 15 about the plot. Ugandan police warned on Oct. 2 that wanted Shabaab terrorist Andreas Martin Mueller a.k.a. Ahmed Khaled traveled to Kampala from Limulu, Kenya on Oct. 1. Authorities had looked for Mueller, who is of German origin, when he entered the country in January 2012 along with another Shabaab operative, Emrah Erdogan a.k.a. Imraan Al-Kurdy a.k.a. Salahaddin Al-Kurdy; the two men went to Tanzania, where Erdogan was arrested.




'White Widow' Lewthwaite 'Key' In Al Shabaab




Extremist Group Gains Foothold Among Kenyans




On the shifting frontlines of the fight against al-Shabaab




Poaching funds Somalia's al Shabaab, activists say




Somalia's struggle for unity far from over




A senior police official said that five Shabaab operatives who entered the country last month are still missing. The five "foreign fighters" are said to be involved in the 2010 suicide attacks in Kampala.




UN wants to use drones for peacekeeping missions




Uganda plans to pull its troops out of the UN-mandated force in Somalia after the UN accused Uganda of supporting the Congolese rebel group M23. Uganda currently supplies over a third of the UN's 17,600 troops in Somalia. Citing a need to focus on domestic security, Uganda will also withdraw its troops from the Central African Republic and Democratic Republic of Congo.




American jihadist struggles inside Somali militia




Somalia, allies batter al Shabaab, but gains may be fragile




China's arms exports flooding sub-Saharan Africa




US is the driving force behind the fighting in Somalia


 
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