18 September 2021
Reports of gunfire in the vicinity of Mogadishu's central prison.
At least 8 people were killed and 14 wounded when a powerful explosion hit a military base in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb at the enterance of the 12th of April military base near stadium Mogadishu, at least 8 killed and 15 others were injured, reports
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Fierce fighting reported at a military base in southwest early on Wednesday. At least five government soldiers and unspecified number of militants killed in the fighting at Daynunay, 18km south of Baidoa, security sources
A Kenyan plane carrying supplies to KDF in Somalia catches fire after crash-landing at Dhobley airport. The 4th such accident this year1 year ago
A Kenyan plane carrying supplies to KDF in Somalia catches fire after crash-landing at Dhobley airport. The 4th such accident this year
Statement from @USAfricaCommand on an airstrike today targeting al-Shabaab militants in Somalia1 year ago
Statement from @USAfricaCommand on an airstrike today targeting al-Shabaab militants in Somalia
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@USAfricaCommand latest civilian casualty report says strike on Feb 2, 2020 killed 1 civilian. This is the 3rd time command claims US strikes resulted in civ cas, for a total of 5 civilians killed since April 2018
US regrets the actions of ⁦@M_Farmaajo⁩ and Lower House of Parliament to withdraw confidence in PM Ali Hassan Khayre, says move undermined ongoing process of dialogue and negotiation between federal government and member states - statement
President Uhuru Kenyatta has convened the Fifth Extraordinary Session of the National and County Governments Coordinating Summit to be held on Friday, 24th July 2020. The Session has been convened following a surge of COVID19 infections across nation
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja At the Kilimani Police station accompanied by Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo jnr(in official government vehicle) & Lawyer John Khaminwa. Video courtesy1 year ago
Nairobi Senator Johnson Sakaja At the Kilimani Police station accompanied by Makueni senator Mutula Kilonzo jnr(in official government vehicle) & Lawyer John Khaminwa. Video courtesy
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Extremist activity in Africa "appears to be outpacing US, European, and African efforts to counter it" per @DoD_IG Sean O'Donnell in new report on US CT operations alShabaab on Somalia remains top concern - "remains adaptive, resilient, & capable" per @USAfricaCommand
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Per @USAfricaCommand , US launched 33 airstrikes va alShabaab between Jan-March 2020, up from 9 in the previous 3 months
Somalia's AlShabaab claims the credit for an IED attack on African Union [AMISOM] troops' convoy travelling near Qoryoley town of Lower Shabelle region. The group says an armored vehicle was destroyed
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KENYA ARMY helicopter on training flight crashes in Kithyoko; Machakos Sub-county police boss Karanja Muiruri says 2 KDF officers have died
Federal Government of Somalia, AFRICOM target al-Shabaab
A landmine blast hits Somali police vehicle around Abdikasim road in Mogadishu, where the Qatari embassy is located. Casualties yet unknown
At least 7 people wounded including security personnel in Mogadishu SVBIED blast
Suspected suicide car bomb explodes near Mogadishu's revenue authority headquarters, opposite the seaport, early reports say. It's reported the vehicle forcefully passed through a checkpoint, security forces fired shots, vehicle exploded resulting casualties, source
Huge powerful SVBIED explosion near the port area in Mogadishu, in Somalia, followed by sounds of gunfire
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Al-Shabaab operative Mohamed Abukar Mohamed Dhagole, aka "Aato" has surrendered to govt forces, state media reported. Aato was reportedly a finance officer for the group in Lower Shabelle region
Kenyan military base hit by AlShabaab attack in Kudhaa of Lower Juba region. The militants also carried out mortar attack on KDF base near Kismayo. The casualty remains unclear - Residents told Shabelle Media. Somalia
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC1 year ago
At least one mortar has landed in Mogadishu stadium hours after Somali President Farmaajo officially reopens the stadium. During the mortar shell Horseed was celebrating their victory over MCC FalC
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2 Kabarak Guest House staffers test positive for Covid19 after samples were tested on Thursday last week. At least 80 contacts quarantined at the facility in Nakuru county
One civilian killed along with the bomber after suicide attack outside TurkSom facility. One cadet was slightly injured, not killed as earlier reported
Two Kenya Air Force C27J Spartan aircraft, air lifted Kenyans from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to JKIA today. The Kenyans had been stranded following closure of air travel.
A mine explosion in Mogadishu kills 5 people
Explosions were heard in Mogadishu, Somalia, near the Turkish Maarif Foundation School.
Four Kenya presidential aides catch Covid-19 weeks after 100 lawmakers gathered at State House
"I can't breath." protestors chant outside the US embassy in Nairobi. They are also demanding an end to police brutality in Kenya.
Somalia revoked licenses for two Kenya airline companies for allegedly smuggling Khat declared as "medical supplies" into the country, and violating Covid19 restrictions. Sources tell VOA Somali licenses for Buff Air Services and Silverstones Air Services are revoked
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