18 September 2021
1 month ago
US @AFRICOM carried out another airstrike in Somalia Friday, the 2nd under the Biden admin after about a 6-month hiatus from the airstrike battle there against al-Qaida affiliate alShabab & ISIS. Friday's strike targeted al-Shabab in vicinity of Qeycad, Galmudug
Somalia's Galmudug says 60 AlShabab militants were killed in an airstrike followed by an operation carried out by the country's special forces near Qayacad and Hararidhere in Mudug region. Read more point_right Somalia
Tanker accident toll rises:  Death toll from oil tanker accident in Gem rises to 19 after two more deaths. 26 people remain admitted in hospitals with varied degrees of burns.  The process of using DNA in identification of victims starts in Siaya1 month ago
Tanker accident toll rises: Death toll from oil tanker accident in Gem rises to 19 after two more deaths. 26 people remain admitted in hospitals with varied degrees of burns. The process of using DNA in identification of victims starts in Siaya
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region1 month ago
Ethiopian military helicopter carrying supplies for the ENDF troops is down in Hudur airport in Somalia's Bakool region
The Pentagon: The US Air Force conducts an air strike inside Somalia, the first since the advent of Biden
Somalia says Al Shabab militants targeted in a strike carried out in an undisclosed location of Galmudug. No civilian casualty resulted from the bombing, said in a statement. It is unclear how many militants were killed or who carried out the bombing
1 month ago
Five people die, four seriously injured after suspected bandits exchange gunfire with herders at Kerio Valley; Elgeyo Marakwet police boss says calm restored
Fuel Tanker Tragedy:  The death toll from the fuel tanker that exploded in Siaya County has risen to 15 after two people succumbed to their injuries.  Each of the affected families will receive KSh 50,000 as compensation2 month ago
Fuel Tanker Tragedy: The death toll from the fuel tanker that exploded in Siaya County has risen to 15 after two people succumbed to their injuries. Each of the affected families will receive KSh 50,000 as compensation
@DHSgov extending/re-designating Somalia for Temporary Protected Status "the United States will be able to offer safety 7 protection to Somalis who may not be able to return to their country, due to ongoing conflict & a worsening humanitarian crisis" per @SecMayorkas
Clashes continued in Somalia's Galmudug state for the second day. Monday's fighting took place in Qey'ad area near the newly recovered Ba'adweyne town. 5 Govt soldiers and 10 militants were killed, per military commander
Caroline Kangogo Dead:  Wanted police officer Caroline Kangogo found dead in Elgeyo-Marakwet.   Kangogo allegedly shot herself dead at her parents' home near Iten town  Kangogo has been on the run after she allegedly shot dead two people2 month ago
Caroline Kangogo Dead: Wanted police officer Caroline Kangogo found dead in Elgeyo-Marakwet. Kangogo allegedly shot herself dead at her parents' home near Iten town Kangogo has been on the run after she allegedly shot dead two people
Somalia: AlShabaab fighters attack Kenya military base in Hosingow town in Lower Juba region overnight. Militants also bombed an Ethiopian military base in Halgan town in Hiiraan region. Casualties on both attacks unknown so far - Reports
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area2 month ago
Kenya says it has carried out an airstrike against AlShabaab militants in Kudha island, about 70Km Southwest of Kismayo town, Killing 11 militants. This claim comes hours after the group said they have killed 8 Jubaland soldiers in an ambush attack in this area
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents.  The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire2 month ago
Al-Shabab fires mortars at a key Ethiopian military base in Halgan area in Hiran region, central Somalia, per residents. The exact number of casualties in the shelling unknown. The troops responded to the Al-Shabab attack with artillery fire
2 month ago
10 suspects found with illegal guns & ammunition during a security operation to be detained for 10 days pending police probe, Marsabit law court rules
Kenya: KDF Kill 11 Al-Shabaab Militia in Somalia
Dead and wounded in the ranks of the Somali forces in attacks by Al-Shabaab fighters on military bases of the forces in Afgoye and Janale towns in Lower Shabelle state, southern Somalia
Light aircraft crashes, kills one in Naivasha's Eburu forest; Nakuru OCS Beatrice Kiraguri confirms2 month ago
Light aircraft crashes, kills one in Naivasha's Eburu forest; Nakuru OCS Beatrice Kiraguri confirms
Police arrest kidnapping suspect in Makueni, rescue a child who had been abducted in Kilifi
There are some unconfirmed reports that a de Havilland Canada DHC-2 Beaver may have crashed this evening at a yet to be confirmed location, possibly near Gilgil, Kenya. A video circulating online shows locals in a forest trying to put out a fire from a burning wreckage
1 person killed, 2 injured after light aircraft monitoring locust invasion crashes at Ndabibi in Naivasha, DCC Steve Mwonge confirms
A member of the Somali government's security and intelligence service was assassinated by a security detachment of Al-Shabab in Afgoye, southwest of the capital, Mogadishu. A number of Kenyan forces were killed and wounded in an attack by Al-Shabaab fighters on a Kenyan military base in the town of Tapto in Juba State, southwest Somalia
At least nine people, mainly civilians, have been killed and nine wounded by a suicide car bomb near a hospital in Mogadishu,Somalia, reports @VOANews
Five people died while six others continue to receive treatment at Kijabe Mission Hospital in critical condition, after a road accident took place in Nyambari area on the Nairobi - Nakuru highway on Thursday morning involving one lorry and two fourteen seater matatus
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town2 month ago
AlShabaab releases photos of its fighters inside Ba'adweyne town in Mudug region less than 24 hours after being captured by Somalia govt forces. SNA troops retreated after deadly fight paving the way for AS to retake the town. Bodies of dead soldiers seen inside town
PM Abiy orders Ethiopian MFA to close down 30 embassies abroad to save money. The missions he wants to see closed includes the Ethiopian Embassy in Nairobi
Nakuru Police Officer Murdered: Police officer found dead at Kasarani police quarters in Nakuru John Ogweno is suspected to have been shot dead inside his car
The Directorate of criminal investigation in Mombasa is investigating the increasing cases of child abductions in Mombasa
Death toll from Mogadishu suicide bombing rises to at least 10, among them civilians and soldiers; an unspecified number of people were injured - reports
A teacher at Oldonyiro High School in Isiolo County is nursing injuries after he was allegedly attacked by students. The student are said to have descended on the teacher after he warned them against sharing plates during meals.2 month ago
A teacher at Oldonyiro High School in Isiolo County is nursing injuries after he was allegedly attacked by students. The student are said to have descended on the teacher after he warned them against sharing plates during meals.
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