29 September 2021
Kenya says it has not received official communication from Somalia requesting Amb. Lucas Tumbo to leave Mogadishu, regrets decision by federal govt of Somalia, says it respects sovereignty, political independence, and territorial integrity of all countries - statement
Man killed in a dispute with Arsenal supporters in Naivasha after the side lost 2:1 to Wolverhampton Wanderers FC last night in EPL encounter
At least one Kenya police officer killed, 5 others injured, 3 of them in life-threatening situations, following a roadside blast in Mandera County yesterday. Officers were escorting commuter buses that operate between Mandera and Nairobi. AlShabaab claimed responsibility10 month ago
At least one Kenya police officer killed, 5 others injured, 3 of them in life-threatening situations, following a roadside blast in Mandera County yesterday. Officers were escorting commuter buses that operate between Mandera and Nairobi. AlShabaab claimed responsibility
Two more firearms have been surrendered to police officers in Isiolo county in the ongoing operation to seize illegal weapons
At least 20 people killed following deadly AlShabaab attack on a Somali military base at Ba'adeyn village in central Somalia this morning. Militants claimed to have seized 5 army vehicles including two Zu-23mm anti-aircraft guns. No comment fro govt officials so far
Two firearms surrendered in Isiolo as search for illicit guns intensify
Kenya: A Police vehicle hit by an IED in the Jabibar region, near Rhamu, bomb results: 9 police officers injured, three in critical condition
In English, here is the full statement by Somalia in recalling its Ambassador to Nairobi and expelling Kenya's Ambassador to Mogadishu
Somalia accused Kenya of "placing great political pressure" on Jubbaland leader Ahmed Madobe in order to "pursue its political and economic interests" in Somalia; alleges Madobe reneged on election agreement reached on Sept 17 as a "result of Kenya govt's political interference"
Somalia has recalled its Ambassador to Nairobi Mohamud Ahmed Tarsan, instructed Kenya Amb to Mogadishu Lucas Tumbo to leave over Kenya's "overt and blatant interferences" in the internal and political affairs of Somalia - statement
Surveillance drone lands in Eldas, Wajir County, Northeast Kenya, a short while ago. Local youth took the pictures10 month ago
Surveillance drone lands in Eldas, Wajir County, Northeast Kenya, a short while ago. Local youth took the pictures
Rashid Charles Mberesero, a Tanzanian man convicted for role in the April 2015 attack in Kenya's Garissa univ found dead in Nairobi prison in apparent suicide. He was serving life but appealed his sentence. He denied charges of involvement in the attack that killed 148 people
Police officers killed in bandit attack: Turkana community in Isiolo decry police brutality, accuse govt of profiling in ongoing police operation
The faces of the three Al-Shabaab operatives before they were executed this morning in Mogadishu as military court official General Abdullahi Bule Kamey read out the crimes they were convicted. (Video courtesy of state media)
Somalia executed 3 Al-Shabaab men by firing squad on Sunday. Among the trio is Mohamed Haji Ahmed Ilkacase, a college teacher who run AS assassination operations in the capital. Ilkacase was convicted for killing 3 generals, a police officer and deputy attorney general
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Protests in Malaba after police allegedly shoot man dead for not wearing mask; Governor Ojaamong condemns brutality during curfew
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Fresh protests erupt in Malaba town, Bungoma County as locals accuse police enforcing COVID19 protocols of shooting and killing a 20-year-old student
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Ezekiel Odera is reported to have succumbed to gunshot wounds he sustained on Friday after being shot by police on patrol in Malaba town
Busia Killing: Residents stage demo to protest the killing of 20-year-old man for not wearing a mask. Officer involved in the fatal shooting disarmed and detained Governor Ojaamong leads voices condemning the shooting10 month ago
Busia Killing: Residents stage demo to protest the killing of 20-year-old man for not wearing a mask. Officer involved in the fatal shooting disarmed and detained Governor Ojaamong leads voices condemning the shooting
Mogadishu port manager Ahmed Mohamed Washington survives a bomb attack on his vehicle as he travelled to work, two of his bodyguards were injured, source. The explosion comes just hours after a suicide bombing explosion killed 8 civilians at an ice-cream shop in Mogadishu
The faces of young leaders lost in today's bombing in Mogadishu, claimed by Al-Shabaab.
The mask prescription: Health experts warn that improper use of masks key in COVID19 spread . MoH reports 1554 new COVID19 infections. Death toll rises to 1,441 after 14 patients succumb to the virus. Yubrine: A surgical mask is only for single use, at least 12 hrs
It's early evening in Mogadishu, explosion occurred about an hour ago, just before 8pm. This was the scene minutes ago
At least seven killed, 10 others injured in a suicide bombing in Mogadishu, @AaminAmbulance services reported. The attack occurred near a popular ice-cream and bakery shop north of the city's airport
Multiple fatalities have been reported after a suicide bombing near an ice-cream and bakery shop at the busy K-4 junction, Mogadishu
Al-Shabaab has the intent to attack the U.S. homeland, though it currently lacks the ability to do so; and despite years of sustained Somali, US, int'l counterterrorism pressure, terror threat in East Africa is not degraded - that is assessment of @DoD_IG
Just weeks before the reported pull out of about 700 US troops from Somalia, a CIA officer has been killed in the country - ⁦@nytimes⁩. The report doesn't say where in Somalia the killing took place and under what circumstances
Department of Defense briefing on Al-Shabaab. Key points: Group not degraded to the point where Somali security forces can contain threat independently; implementation of Somali transitional plan "badly off-truck"
Threat from Al-Shabaab and other groups like ISIS-Somalia has increased in the past 3 years - US Defense official
Somali government.has not met milestones for the development of its security forces despite US assistance with training, advising and equipping, according to the US Department of Defense Inspector General
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