18 September 2021
The Somali government confirms 3rd airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Mudug region in as many days; says Sunday's strike is a blow to the heart of Al-Shabaab1 month ago
The Somali government confirms 3rd airstrike against Al-Shabaab in Mudug region in as many days; says Sunday's strike is a "blow" to the heart of Al-Shabaab
Four football players killed in southwest Somalia by bomb blast in their bus, police say
In Kismayo, a grenade was hurled at a vehicle, damaging the rear glass but didn't explode, causing no casualties
Kismayo bus explosion was caused by an IED planted in the vehicle, not suicide bomber, per reports. The bus was heading to a stadium where Jubaland leader @PresidentMadobe was expected to attend. So far, there is no conclusive evidence if he was the target
@USAfricaCommand on visits by Gen Stephen Townsend to Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia & Djibouti  Included mtgs with Kenyan military leaders on regional security & mtgs in Mogadishu & Djibouti with @CJTFHOA leaders, troops1 month ago
@USAfricaCommand on visits by Gen Stephen Townsend to Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia & Djibouti Included mtgs with Kenyan military leaders on regional security & mtgs in Mogadishu & Djibouti with @CJTFHOA leaders, troops
Dead and wounded in an explosion targeting a car carrying players of a local football club in southern Somalia
Deadly explosion hits a minibus carrying football team in Kismayo, about 500km south of Mogadishu
Three people from Igembe Central sub-county were shot dead last night, and their bodies recovered today in what seems to be a revenge attack between farmers from the Mpeketoni area and herders from the neighbouring Isiolo County
1 month ago
US @AFRICOM carried out another airstrike in Somalia Friday, the 2nd under the Biden admin after about a 6-month hiatus from the airstrike battle there against al-Qaida affiliate alShabab & ISIS. Friday's strike targeted al-Shabab in vicinity of Qeycad, Galmudug
Somalia's Galmudug says 60 AlShabab militants were killed in an airstrike followed by an operation carried out by the country's special forces near Qayacad and Hararidhere in Mudug region. Read more point_right Somalia
Tanker accident toll rises:  Death toll from oil tanker accident in Gem rises to 19 after two more deaths. 26 people remain admitted in hospitals with varied degrees of burns.  The process of using DNA in identification of victims starts in Siaya1 month ago
Tanker accident toll rises: Death toll from oil tanker accident in Gem rises to 19 after two more deaths. 26 people remain admitted in hospitals with varied degrees of burns. The process of using DNA in identification of victims starts in Siaya
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region1 month ago
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region
The Pentagon: The US Air Force conducts an air strike inside Somalia, the first since the advent of Biden
Somalia says Al Shabab militants targeted in a strike carried out in an undisclosed location of Galmudug. No civilian casualty resulted from the bombing, said in a statement. It is unclear how many militants were killed or who carried out the bombing
1 month ago
Five people die, four seriously injured after suspected bandits exchange gunfire with herders at Kerio Valley; Elgeyo Marakwet police boss says calm restored
Fuel Tanker Tragedy:  The death toll from the fuel tanker that exploded in Siaya County has risen to 15 after two people succumbed to their injuries.  Each of the affected families will receive KSh 50,000 as compensation2 month ago
Fuel Tanker Tragedy: The death toll from the fuel tanker that exploded in Siaya County has risen to 15 after two people succumbed to their injuries. Each of the affected families will receive KSh 50,000 as compensation
@DHSgov extending/re-designating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status "the United States will be able to offer safety 7 protection to Somalis who may not be able to return to their country, due to ongoing conflict & a worsening humanitarian crisis" per @SecMayorkas
Clashes continued in Somalia's Galmudug state for the second day. Monday's fighting took place in Qey'ad area near the newly recovered Ba'adweyne town. 5 Govt soldiers and 10 militants were killed, per military commander
Caroline Kangogo Dead:  Wanted police officer Caroline Kangogo found dead in Elgeyo-Marakwet.   Kangogo allegedly shot herself dead at her parents' home near Iten town  Kangogo has been on the run after she allegedly shot dead two people2 month ago
Caroline Kangogo Dead: Wanted police officer Caroline Kangogo found dead in Elgeyo-Marakwet. Kangogo allegedly shot herself dead at her parents' home near Iten town Kangogo has been on the run after she allegedly shot dead two people
Somalia: AlShabaab fighters attack Kenya military base in Hosingow town in Lower Juba region overnight. Militants also bombed an Ethiopian military base in Halgan town in Hiiraan region. Casualties on both attacks unknown so far - Reports
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area2 month ago
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents.  The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire2 month ago
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents. The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire
2 month ago
10 suspects found with illegal guns & ammunition during a security operation to be detained for 10 days pending police probe, Marsabit law court rules
Kenya: KDF Kill 11 Al-Shabaab Militia in Somalia
Dead and wounded in the ranks of the Somali forces in attacks by Al-Shabaab fighters on military bases of the forces in Afgoye and Janale towns in Lower Shabelle state, southern Somalia
Light aircraft crashes, kills one in Naivasha's Eburu forest; Nakuru OCS Beatrice Kiraguri confirms2 month ago
Light aircraft crashes, kills one in Naivasha's Eburu forest; Nakuru OCS Beatrice Kiraguri confirms
Police arrest kidnapping suspect in Makueni, rescue a child who had been abducted in Kilifi
There are some unconfirmed reports that a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver may have crashed this evening at a yet to be confirmed location, possibly near Gilgil, Kenya. A video circulating online shows locals in a forest trying to put out a fire from a burning wreckage
1 person killed, 2 injured after light aircraft monitoring locust invasion crashes at Ndabibi in Naivasha, DCC Steve Mwonge confirms
A member of the Somali government's security and intelligence service was assassinated by a security detachment of Al-Shabab in Afgoye, southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. A number of Kenyan forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Kenyan military base in the town of Tapto in Juba State, southwest Somalia
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