18 September 2021
Kenya battles devastating locust infestation. Kenyan farmers are overwhelmed by a swarm of desert locusts as the East African country fights its second wave of pests since the start of the year7 month ago
Kenya battles devastating locust infestation. Kenyan farmers are overwhelmed by a swarm of desert locusts as the East African country fights its second wave of pests since the start of the year
Gunmen shot dead two women in Mogadishu's Denyiile district on Sunday morning
SNA radio reported that the US-trained Danab forces seized a vehicle loaded with explosives in Afgoye district in lower Shabeelle region
Security forces intercepted a VBIED this morning at a checkpoint, destroying it before it could reach the parliament building in Mogadishu. Reports say 7 wounded but none killed in the blast
A car bomb exploded in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
Police on Thursday destroyed marijuana valued at Sh27 million and arrested 14 suspects weeding a field of the narcotic in Naivasha
7 month ago
Kenya Wildlife Service patrol aircraft crashes in Nanyuki, kills two people, KWS says
Police have recovered more body parts of a flower farm worker who went missing in unclear circumstances in Naivasha two months ago. This follows the arrest of two suspects in connection with the alleged murder of Sarah Nafula Pallang'a
Reports of suspected Al-Shabaab attack on AU, SNA FOB bases at Raaxoi, north of Bal'ad town, Middle Shabelle region. The scale of the attack is unclear but there has been exchange of gunfire in the area late on Monday evening7 month ago
Reports of suspected Al-Shabaab attack on AU, SNA FOB bases at Raaxoi, north of Bal'ad town, Middle Shabelle region. The scale of the attack is unclear but there has been exchange of gunfire in the area late on Monday evening
320 British Soldiers Isolated At Nanyuki Training Camp After Four Tested Positive For Covid-197 month ago
320 British Soldiers Isolated At Nanyuki Training Camp After Four Tested Positive For Covid-19
Two killed, one critically injured after car plows into back of parked tractor that was carrying poles at the Kitale/Eldoret interchange in Mile Tisa7 month ago
Two killed, one critically injured after car plows into back of parked tractor that was carrying poles at the Kitale/Eldoret interchange in Mile Tisa
The Council of Presidential Candidates, an umbrella group which unites Somali opposition leaders say they won't recognise @M_Farmaajo as President effective Feb 8. It follows after the collapse of election talks in Dhusamareb and as @M_Farmaajo's term expires on Feb 87 month ago
The Council of Presidential Candidates, an umbrella group which unites Somali opposition leaders say they won't recognise @M_Farmaajo as President effective Feb 8. It follows after the collapse of election talks in Dhusamareb and as @M_Farmaajo's term expires on Feb 8
Somalia President @M_Farmaajo's 4-year-term expires tomorrow, February 8. There is no agreement or consensus among the key stakeholders at this very hour on elections and how to go forward from here
Marsabit Arms Probe: 4 arrested for allegedly supplying guns to warring factions in Marsabit. Two county officials among those arrested along Turbi-Sololo border   Police recovered one gun,10 rounds of ammunition from the suspects7 month ago
Marsabit Arms Probe: 4 arrested for allegedly supplying guns to warring factions in Marsabit. Two county officials among those arrested along Turbi-Sololo border Police recovered one gun,10 rounds of ammunition from the suspects
A Ugandan military helicopter used by AU forces in Somalia crashed shortly after takeoff at Ballidogle airport on Feb 5. All 4 soldiers onboard were rescued and are in stable condition. Preliminary reports indicate that it was due to a mechanical failure, per @amisomsomalia
12 Somali soldiers were killed on Sunday in a new IED attack in the vicinity of Ceel Dheere near the town of Dhusamareb. The town's head of intelligence Abdirashid Abdinur Qoje is among the dead, per security sources7 month ago
12 Somali soldiers were killed on Sunday in a new IED attack in the vicinity of Ceel Dheere near the town of Dhusamareb. The town's head of intelligence Abdirashid Abdinur Qoje is among the dead, per security sources
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb.  Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards7 month ago
A vehicle carrying the commander of Somali security forces in Dhusamareb was targeted by a landmine near Eldhere village, 30km from Galmudug capital Dhusamareb. Local officials said the blast killed the NISA commander in Dhusamareb, Abdirashid Abdi (Qooje), & his bodyguards
One civilian was killed, another injured after IED blast around airport checkpoint near KM4 area in Mogadishu
Explosion from suspected IED planted occurred near Afrik Hotel in K-4 area; one civilian was killed, another injured; ambulances are at the scene, per reports. It was just a week ago when the same hotel was attacked by Al-Shabaab militants killing half a dozen people
Reports of an explosion in Mogadishu
7 month ago
New mortar attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Dhusamareb town, the 2nd time this happened this week. These attacks coincide with the presence of the country's leaders in the town to discuss elections
7 month ago
The city of Dhusamareb was hit by a number of mortar shells. A meeting between Somali leaders is underway in the capital of Galmudug state
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals7 month ago
Reports of an incident in Tabeelaha area b/w Wanlaweyn and Afgoye. Al-Shabaab reportedly attacked charcoal trucks and checkpoints run by locals, resulting casualties, among them elders. The militants could potentially cut off this road unless AMISOM/SNA are deployed, per locals
Al-Shabaab weighs into Somalia elections, says it will issue a report card on @M_Farmaajo. With 5 days until @M_Farmaajo's 4-yr-term ends, the militant group's media wing announced plans to release a documentary series assessing the president's "performance" during his tenure
7 month ago
Djiboutian forces were killed and wounded in a raid by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Djiboutian military base in the city of Jalalqsi, Hiran state, central Somalia
DP Ruto opposes IG Mutyambai's planned crackdown on boda boda riders to tame their wild culture of impunity and lawlessness on public roads saying the Inspector General of police should look for real criminals not Bodaboda riders
Suspected probing attacks reported in the vicinities of Jowhar town and Haji Ali of Middle Shabelle. Al-Shabaab militants are believed to be behind these attacks. Haji Ali is a village to the north of Adalle town. Somali troops and AU forces from Burundi operate in the region
7 month ago
At least 7 people were killed in this confrontation between government forces and Al-Shabaab in Doonka area on Tuesday. Two charcoal truck drivers are among the victims. Three charcoal trucks have reportedly overturned as they attempted to escape the militants
2 Mandera police officers injured in border shooting
7 month ago
Key Somali leaders are gathering in Dhusamareb for a new round of talks to end political stalemate over elections. @M_Farmaajo, @MohamedHRoble, 5 regional leaders and the governor of Banadir will try to find solution to dispute over electoral committees and the situation of Gedo
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