Thursday, April 9, 2020

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Somalia says decision by Kenya to close refugee camps will have negative implications

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Investment Promotion of the Federal Republic of Somalia (FRS) has  expressed its grave reservation regarding the decision by Kenya to disband the Department of Refugee Affairs (DRA) with effect from Friday  May 6,...

Maj-Gen Nkaissery: “Refugee camps had become hideouts for terrorists”

The government has announced it will spend Sh1 billion to repatriate refugees, as the country enhances its fight against terrorism. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said on Wednesday during a press briefing in Nairobi that the camps had become hideouts...

UNHCR appeals to Kenya over decision to end refugee hosting

The UN Refugee Agency is calling on the Government of Kenya to reconsider its recent announcement that it intends to end the hosting of refugees. The Ministry of Interior made the announcement on May 6 in a statement that cited...

Al Shabaab car bomb attack kills at least two Somali police

A suicide car bomb at Mogadishu's traffic police headquarters killed at least two officers on Monday, Somali police said, and the country's al Shabaab militant group claimed responsibility. Three other police were wounded during the attack, said traffic police officer...

Exclusive: U.S.-funded Somali intelligence agency has been using kids as spies

MOGADISHU, Somalia — For years they were children at war, boys given rifles and training by al-Qaeda-backed militants and sent to the front lines of this country’s bloody conflict. Many had been kidnapped from schools and soccer fields and...
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US soldier killed in Kenya is identified after Alshabab attack that left 3 Americans dead

 A U.S. Army specialist killed with two other Americans in an attack Sunday by al-Qaida-aligned militants in Kenya has been identified by...

3 Americans killed in Al-Shabab attack at Kenyan military base

One U.S. service member and two American Department of Defense contractors were killed in a terror attack on a military base in Kenya that...

Al-Shabaab jihadists attack US-Kenya military base

 Jihadists from Somalia's Al-Shabaab group on Sunday attacked a military base used by US and Kenyan forces in Kenya's coastal Lamu region,...

Somalia: Spare the civilians, Red Cross and Red Crescent tell warring parties

Mogadishu (ICRC) – The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Somali Red Crescent Society (SRCS) call on all armed...