28 September 2021
Somali military officials say a senior al Shabaab officer for Qoryoley district whose name is Abdi Muhsin Abu Bakar and five fighters were being killed in an operation conducted by the SNA on between Janale and Qoryoley in lower Shabeelle region in the last hours
1 year ago
An Ethiopian Zu anti-aircraft missile brought down the Kenyan plane that crashed in the town of Bardale last week. The incident began with the incoming plane aborting a landing attempt because an Ethiopian military vehicle was on the runway, officials say
Silvia Romano, an Italian aid worker who was kidnapped in Kenya 18 months ago, has been freed and is expected back in Italy on Sunday, the Italian government announced on Saturday
Kenya experiences countrywide blackout. "We have lost power supply in the national grid due to a system disturbance which occurred on our transmission network at 5:49 am this morning."
Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have used an IED to destroy an "American-trained" Danab commando forces tanker truck, killing the driver, near War Mahan in the Lower Shabelle region
SNA forces seized boats they suspect were being used by Al-Shabaab militants to cross Shabelle river in Jannaale, Awdhegle, and Degwarir areas. The operation was conducted this morning
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approves $739 million emergency loan for Kenya amid pandemic - @AFP
Countryside Kagwe: People should not break the curfew regulations. Severe action will be taken. Please do stay at home and work from home. It's important for us to practice this.
Somalia says investigation is underway into an accident involving a Kenyan owned cargo aircraft over the country's airspace. The Embraer 120 aircraft owned by @africanexpress_ was on a humanitarian mission in Bardale. All six crew members and passengers confirmed dead1 year ago
Somalia says investigation is underway into an "accident" involving a Kenyan owned cargo aircraft over the country's airspace. The Embraer 120 aircraft owned by @africanexpress_ was on a humanitarian mission in Bardale. All six crew members and passengers confirmed dead
Latest pictures from Bardale plane incident1 year ago
Latest pictures from Bardale plane incident
6 died. Plane was reportedly shot down over Bardere   [Image courtesy @Moha_Abdii]1 year ago
6 died. Plane was reportedly shot down over Bardere [Image courtesy @Moha_Abdii]
All six people onboard have died after a small cargo plane carrying medical supplies 'crashed' near Bardale airport in Southwest region of Somalia. Cause of the crash is being investigated.  (Photo  @Emergenza24)1 year ago
All six people onboard have died after a small cargo plane carrying medical supplies 'crashed' near Bardale airport in Southwest region of Somalia. Cause of the crash is being investigated. (Photo @Emergenza24)
2 mortars hit Mogadishu's Eng Yarisow stadium on Monday. Several ministerial officials were exercising at the time of the incident
Somali regional forces in Afmadow town repulse overnight Al-Shabaab attack on their military base, no casualties reported - security source
1 year ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 60km ESE of Lodwar, Kenya
Bodies of five of the seven police officers attached to the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) who were swept away by raging flash floods at Chemoe have been recovered.1 year ago
Bodies of five of the seven police officers attached to the Anti-Stock Theft Unit (ASTU) who were swept away by raging flash floods at Chemoe have been recovered.
Somalia reports nine new deaths at Covid_19 hospital in Mogadishu, death toll at 32
1 year ago
US military issues quarterly civilian assessment report following strikes in Somalia and Libya. Africom admits two civilians killed and 3 injured after Feb 23 strike in Kubyo Barrow area; two of the intended Al-Shabaab targets also killed, per statement
Protests continued in Mogadishu on Saturday after the shooting death of 2 civilians by the Somali govt forces enforcing a curfew imposed due to COVIDー19, witnesses say. (This video circulated by witnesses captures one of the scenes near the statue of unknown soldier)
Al-Shabaab militants used 2 VBIEDs to attack Barawe airport this morning. One VBIED was destroyed about 1km from airport by AU forces; 2nd VBIED exploded at the car park, damaged windows at the terminal. One tried to open up, the other to enter airport but appears foiled, sources
1 year ago
Reports of Govt forces conducting new operations against Al-Shabaab in Abdi Dhere and Berhano, west of Kismayo
Nine more people have tested positive for Covid-19 bringing the country's total to 234. This was from 704 samples tested in the preceding 24 hours
AFRICOM: Al-Shabaab releasing false information following April 10 Airstrike --- "This was no civilian. It was a war crime by an al-Shabaab terrorist who desecrated bodies to scare and intimidate Somalis into submission," - MG Gayler
The airstrike that killed alShabaab leader Yusuf Jiis took place April 2 near BushMadina Somalia, about 135 miles west of Mogadishu, per @USAfricaCommand
Kenya Airways pilot has died of COVID19 after piloting final repatriation flight from the U.S
[email protected] says an airstrike targeting alShabaab in the vicinity of Bush Madina, Somalia on April 2 killed 3 militants
A six year old child dies in Kenya due to complications from coronavirus, authorities say. The child had other ailments according to @NationBreaking. Kenya also reports 12 new positive Corona Virus cases, bringing the total cases to 122, per local media
As the day comes to an end, there are 6,934 Covid19 cases in 50 Africa countries with 255 deaths. There have been more than 800 cases reported in the last 24 hours
1 year ago
Interpol says it has arrested a number of people in east and central Africa as part of an anti-terrorism operation
IED attack in Mogadishu kills three, two of them soldiers
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