18 September 2021
1 year ago
The US military conducted an airstrike that killed an al Shabaab member terrorist in the vicinity of Kurtun Warey, Somalia, Thursday. The target "was making preparations to emplace Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) on a public road," according to @USAfricaCommand
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad1 year ago
Two men were executed in Baidoa town in Southwest Somalia after they were accused of kidnapping & gang rapping a 9 years old boy to death. The act ignited public anger. The two confessed the accusations at a court in Baidoa and they were executed by a firing squad
Multiple casualties reported following a suspected IED explosion at a busy market in the town of Beled Hawo, Gedo region, Monday - residents
Somali special forces said they have ended a 4 hours of Al Shabaab attack on Elite Hotel in Mogadishu, govt officials didn't reveal the casualties but local media reported that more than 10 people were killed, nearly 40 others wounded
Acting education minister Abdullahi Godah Barre safe after a roadside explosion targeted his convoy between Beled Hawo and Dolow towns in Gedo region, Sunday. The minister along with MPs have been visiting the region to launch projects - reports
At least 10 people were killed, 29 more wounded when gunmen stormed a beachfront hotel in Somalia's capital,. Mogadishu after a suicide car bomb explosion. With dozens trapped inside Elite hotel as rescue operation started
Gunmen have stormed a beachfront hotel in Mogadishu. The attackers entered the Elite hotel after setting off a car bomb at the gate outside, witnesses said. The hotel is one of the latest hotels opened in the city. Somalia
At least two Al Shabaab fighters have been shot dead by security forces, according to the spokesperson for the Somali Ministry of Information
At least five dead, 28 wounded and several hostages in an assault by armed men on a hotel in Mogadishu
Somali Govt. official(s) among those killed in the ongoing attack against the Elite Hotel in Lido beach. [Reported picture from the explosion site]
Gunfire and explosion reported at the popular Elite Hotel at Liido Beach in Mogadishu
A VBIED was detonated in front of the Elite Hotel in Lido beach, following the explosion, armed gunmen stormed the building. There are multiple reports of casualties
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
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