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Terrorism in South Africa: What is the Risk?

Islamist extremist sleeper cells and US warnings of imminent attacks on Cape Town and Johannesburg shopping malls added to mountin...

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The Johannesburg skyline.

What You Need to Know to Understand al-Shabaab

Three years on from the Westgate mall attack, a deep dive into one of the least understood factors in the resilience of Somalia's ...

al-Shabaab

What is al-Shabaab?

As al-Shabaab continues to carry out deadly attacks in Somalia and Kenya, Emily Mellgard examines the origins and ideology of the ...

al-Shabaab