Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Kenya

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 houses some U.S. military personnel. Aal-Shabab has...

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, a government official said. "There was an attack...

Kenya: Names of seven police officers killed by Al Shabab in Mandera bus attack revealed

Seven police officers returning from leave were among the eleven people killed on Friday evening by a contingent of Al Shabab militants who waylaid a bus heading to Mandera at Wargadud village in Wajir County.

We created Jubaland to secure Kenya’s borders, Deputy director of the National Intelligence Service and DPP nominee tells MPs

Kenya’s plan to carve out a semi-autonomous region called Jubaland in Somalia had already been finalised as early as 2010. The final process, which placed Kenya at loggerheads with the Somali government in Mogadishu, took place in January 2013 in...

Two men arrested for seeking terrorism training in Somalia

Two men were on Wednesday arraigned in court and charged with travelling to Somalia for terrorism training. Salama Salim Mohammed and Suleiman Hemed Mwandilo were arrested on March 7 at Takaba in Mandera County enroute to the war-torn nation. They denied the...

President Kenyatta picks Noordin Haji as next director of public prosecutions DPP

President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated National Intelligence Service Deputy Director Noordin Mohamed Haji as the next director of public prosecutions (DPP). The selection panel submitted three names to the president last Friday. The finalists included, Senior Counsel Lucy Kambuni, deputy chief...

US lists Shabaab’s leader in Kenya, wanted commander as global terrorists

The US State Department added Ahmad Iman Ali, the leader of Shabaab’s network in Kenya, and Abdifatah Abubakar Abdi, a dangerous Kenyan commander, to its list of Specially Designated Global terrorists on March 8. The two Shabaab leaders have...

President Uhuru Kenyatta holds talks with opposition leader Raila Odinga

President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga are currently holed up in a meeting at Harambee House in Nairobi. The agenda of the meeting remains unknown but the two leaders are expected to address a media conference anytime from...

Kenya to assist Somalia develop legal and justice systems

The Government of Kenya has reaffirmed its commitment in assisting the Federal Government of Somalia re-establish its governance systems by redeveloping the country’s legal and justice systems. The two governments that have had a longstanding cordial relationship based on the...

Five police officers killed in Al Shabaab attack on two Mandera camps

At least five police officers were killed in a suspected Al-Shabaab attack on two camps at Fino Ward in Lafey, Mandera County. The  dead include four administration police officers and a reservist in the Friday dawn attack. Police said the...
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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...