18 September 2021
Colonel Ahmed Abdullahi Sheikh, former commander of Somalia's American-trained commando unit, the Danab, said a U.S. withdrawal would be a setback for efforts to stabilize the country. Al-Shabaab will claim the withdrawal as victory, he said
Withdrawal of US troops from Somalia is a gift to Al-Qaeda, says Congressman Jim Langevin
US to withdraw nearly all troops from Somalia by jan 15, leaving small presence in Mogadishu: US Defense official
The @DeptofDefense announced late Friday that President Trump has ordered "the majority" of the ~700 US troops in Somalia to leave the country "by early 2021," in what is just the latest major military policy decision being taken in the final days of the Trump Administration
Deadly Accident In c: Four dead after lorry collides with saloon car. Those who died were in the saloon car
The Media Council of Kenya is deeply concerned by the raid on Anguo FM based in Voi town, Taita Taveta County by armed police officers. The incident took place on Wednesday 2nd December, 2020 at the station's premises
Section of Isiolo leaders condemn clashes that claimed 10 lives
9 month ago
A police officer in Bomet who destroyed a book containing signatures of people supporting the Constitutional (Amendment) Bill 2020, has been charged with malicious damage to property
POLICE USE tear gas to disperse contractors who had stormed Kisii County Assembly premises accusing ward reps of awarding themselves tenders9 month ago
POLICE USE tear gas to disperse contractors who had stormed Kisii County Assembly premises accusing ward reps of awarding themselves tenders
Kenya Wildlife Service @kwskenya security personnel have arrested four suspects in Marsabit & Isiolo Counties for illegal possession of 8 elephant tusks weighing a total of 58.6 kilogrammes. Pic courtesy9 month ago
Kenya Wildlife Service @kwskenya security personnel have arrested four suspects in Marsabit & Isiolo Counties for illegal possession of 8 elephant tusks weighing a total of 58.6 kilogrammes. Pic courtesy
Somalia electoral process agreed between the federal govt and regions comes to an impasse due to the ongoing dispute over the composition of electoral, and disputes commissions. There are also disagreements over the election process of Somaliland MPs and Gedo
Isiolo Clashes: At least 10 people killed as two communities clash in Garbatula. Security personnel deployed to quell the fighting in Quri. Attack occurred hours after a peace meeting held in the area
9 month ago
3 federal soldiers from the 60th Division were killed, one escaped during an encounter with Al-Shabaab in Daynunay area near Baidoa. The 4 soldiers left their base in attempt to reach Baidoa but were ambushed by Shabaab. Officials could not be reached to comment on what happened
Kenya: Al-Shabaab suspected militants attacked a police base in Garissa on Wednesday, destroyed an arsenal and shot a policeman, seriously injuring him
In a new war of words, a Somali minister accuses Kenya of treating Somalia "the way Tigray (leadership) did to us"
Security agents in Bungoma have dismissed claims of involvement of the outlawed sabaot land defense forces militia in the death of a man found lying in a pool of blood
Security agents in Bungoma have dismissed claims of involvement of the outlawed sabaot land defense forces militia in the death of a man found lying in a pool of blood
Somalia: Opposition presidential candidates expressed concern at federal govt's recent decision to recall Amb to Kenya, a move they see being used as an "election campiagn"; worried negative impact on Somali businesses, students, travellers and refugees in Kenya - statement
Geolocation of AlShabaab fighters during attack this morning on Bacaadweyne in Mudug region of Somalia.
Geolocation of AlShabaab fighters during attack this morning on Bacaadweyne in Mudug region of Somalia.
9 month ago
AT LEAST 7 people shot dead, 2 injured in bandit attack in Quri, Isiolo, Garbatulla Deputy County Commissioner Stephen Nyakundi says
Nine killed in clashes between two pastoralists groups at La Kuri area in Isiolo County, Deputy Commissioner Stephen Nyakundi says9 month ago
Nine killed in clashes between two pastoralists groups at La Kuri area in Isiolo County, Deputy Commissioner Stephen Nyakundi says
Militant group Al-Shabaab displayed weapons purportedly seized following yesterday's attack on the town of Ba'adweyne. Earlier armed villagers speaking to the media argued they recovered some of the vehicles carrying heavy guns. Both sides suffered casualties per residents9 month ago
Militant group Al-Shabaab displayed weapons purportedly seized following yesterday's attack on the town of Ba'adweyne. Earlier armed villagers speaking to the media argued they recovered some of the vehicles carrying heavy guns. Both sides suffered casualties per residents
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 responsibility9 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"
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