18 September 2021
Al-Shabaab has the intent to attack the U.S. homeland, though it currently lacks the ability to do so; and despite years of sustained Somali, US, int'l counterterrorism pressure, terror threat in East Africa is not degraded - that is assessment of @DoD_IG
Just weeks before the reported pull out of about 700 US troops from Somalia, a CIA officer has been killed in the country - ⁦@nytimes⁩. The report doesn't say where in Somalia the killing took place and under what circumstances
Department of Defense briefing on Al-Shabaab. Key points: Group not degraded to the point where Somali security forces can contain threat independently; implementation of Somali transitional plan "badly off-truck"
Threat from Al-Shabaab and other groups like ISIS-Somalia has increased in the past 3 years - US Defense official
Somali government.has not met milestones for the development of its security forces despite US assistance with training, advising and equipping, according to the US Department of Defense Inspector General
9 month ago
Al-Shabaab operatives attacked a house in Wajid town last night killing 7 people including 4 children and their parents, according officials in Southwest. Federal govt officials condemned the killing
9 month ago
At least three soldiers wounded in a roadside bomb explosion in Elasha Biyaha near the capital, Mogadishu
9 month ago
Casualties reported after an explosion from roadside IED hit a military vehicle in Yaaqbariweyne area, Lower Shabelle region, Monday
2 simultaneous roadside bombs hit US-trained Somali troops near the American base at Balidogle airfield, 110 km northwest of Mogadishu. AShabaab claimed responsibility saying it killed 12 soldiers, destroyed 2 military vehicles. No comment from Somalia army yet
The Kenya Union of Clinical Officers has given the Government a 14 day strike notice in what is likely to paralyze the health sector in the Country
Police in Kenya say they have unearthed a child trafficking syndicate in Nairobi following a #BBCAfricaEye investigation which exposed the crime on the streets and in a public hospital. Three medical officers from a public hospital have been arrested
Police in Kenya say they have unearthed a child trafficking syndicate in Nairobi following a BBCAfricaEye investigation which exposed the crime on the streets and in a public hospital. Three medical officers from a public hospital have been arrested
An attack targeting a military convoy of African peacekeepers in the Somali capital, Mogadishu
The death toll from the suicide bombing of a restaurant in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has risen to 6
At least five people were killed, several others injured following a suicide bombing explosion in Mogadishu - police tell VOA
Casualties reported after a suicide bomber blew himself up in a restaurant near the police training academy in Mogadishu's Hamar Jajab district
People were killed and wounded in a suicide bombing that targeted a popular restaurant in Mogadishu
Suspected AlShabaab bomber blew himself up at gathering of police officers at General Kahiye academy in Mogadishu's Hamar-Jajab distirct. Casualties reported - Witnesses
Scores of casualties reported as ambulance and police rush to the scene of the suicide bomber where a lone suicide bomber blew himself up in a popular restaurant in Hamar Jajab neighbourhood Mogadishu
Police in Mogadishu has reported an explosion at a restaurant near the police academy, casualties not yet known
Huge blast has occurred a short while ago near Somalia,s Police Academy in Hamarjajajb neighborhood in Mogadishu
COVID19 ravages Kenya:  Student dies in Mumias West in suspected COVID19 case. MoH confirms 559 new Coronavirus cases, 18 deaths. 14,920 cases reported in the first half of Nov.  NHIF to conclude health insurance deal for health workers10 month ago
COVID19 ravages Kenya: Student dies in Mumias West in suspected COVID19 case. MoH confirms 559 new Coronavirus cases, 18 deaths. 14,920 cases reported in the first half of Nov. NHIF to conclude health insurance deal for health workers
Kenya beefs up security along Moyale-Ethiopia border to stem spillover of the fighting10 month ago
Kenya beefs up security along Moyale-Ethiopia border to stem spillover of the fighting
Clinical officers issue a 17 day strike notice owing to issues not being addressed by relevant authorities. So far, 637 clinical officers have tested positive for COVID19 with 6 having severe symptoms. #KBCLunchTimeNews ^BN @KamcheMenza Stream->
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there, The group's military spox says10 month ago
AlShabaab rejects its members arrested in Ethiopia while planing attacks. "It's baseless claim by Abiy's government to divert world attention from the crisis in Ethiopia. We're not part of the ethnic conflict there", The group's military spox says
Ethiopia intel reports arresting 14 members of Al-Shabaab and IS, accused them of planning attacks in Addis Ababa and other parts of the country. Statement claims plotters were trying to exploit ongoing military operation in Tigray
A Somali minister survived an assassination attempt and 3 of his bodyguards were killed in Kismayo
10 month ago
Al Shabab has claimed it fighters killed a US soldier and four Somali forces in a raid took place last night in Gandarshe,outside Mogadishu. No comment from @USAfricaCommand and Somali government so far
It was a rude awakening for Mombasa bound motorists flouting Covid-19 protocols after they were nabbed by security officers at Bonje roadblock on Monday
Prominent businessman shot dead in Kismayo, reports say. Abdullahi Abdisalam Ahmed from the Amal money transfer services waa shot and killed by a gunman who escaped the scene according to reports
11 month ago
Al Shabab claims to have killed at least six Ethiopian soldiers in an ambush attack near Dinsor town in Bay region, Somalia
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