Map. History of Al Shabab conflict

14 August 2018
A Ugandan national who is said to be a chef has been shot dead inside UNICEF compound in Mogadishu. Attacker is believed to be a former security guard at the compound who was fired from the job, investigators arrived the scene, perpetrator 'escaped': security sources.
6 month ago
AlShabaab claims to have burned an armored vehicle carrying Ethiopian soldiers in explosion in Bardale town
Reports that a vehicle carrying Somali soldiers was the target of the blast,One civilian wounded-residents
Roadside explosion took place near Ex-Digfer hospital in Mogadishu's Hodan district- Sources
Somalia lures defectors in new push against insurgents
Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar applies to withdraw his petition against Governor Joho's win; alleges partiality of the judge, Justice Lydia Achode.
Armed men attacked a police station in Ghana's capital Accra, killing an officer, freeing unknown number of cell inmates: local media
6 month ago
A US military official tells me that US Special Operations Forces participated in a Jan. 18 Somali-led raid on an al-Shabaab camp in the Middle Shabelle region that helped rescue approx. 30 Somali child conscripts. US forces were in an advisory role
US airstrike kills four Al Shabab militants near Kismaayo town on Thursday according to @USAfricaCommand
US airstrike targets alShabab near Kismayo Somalia, killing 4 militants per @USAfricaCommand. No civilians killed per officials6 month ago
US airstrike targets alShabab near Kismayo Somalia, killing 4 militants per @USAfricaCommand. No civilians killed per officials
US forces backed Somali commandos have destroyed an Al Shabab training camp in Lower Shabelle province, killing at least 10 militants
Mombasa County commissioner Evans Achoki directs school heads to allow students to continue wearing their primary school uniforms, until their parents can buy them secondary school uniforms
NASA says swearing-in of Raila, Kalonzo to go on
Kajiado security team is on high alert to ensure the protection of elephants after county residents vowed to kill them.
7 month ago
At least three militants were killed in the attack on Daynunay, while 1 govt soldier was injured in Gofgudud Burey, per regional security source. Both bases locate in Bay region of Somalia
Four dead, more than 10 injured after a bus rammed into a stationary truck between Habaswein and Laghboghol in Wajir County RipoffKenya
7 month ago
The Somali national army radio is reporting that Danab special forces have 'destroyed' Al-Shabab militia outposts in Leego town area killing 10 militants on Friday. Leego remains one of the towns in Lower Shabelle region controlled by the group since Aug when AU troops vacated it
Polycarp Igathe resigns as Nairobi City county deputy governor.
7 month ago
Somali govt forces and Kenyan troops clashed in the Somali town of El-Wak at 7:30am this morning after mistaking each other respectively for Al-Shabab militants during patrol, leading to heavy exchange of gunfire, a Somali security officer was killed: residents
Car bomb blast wounds two in Mogadishu
Two govt soldiers dead and armored vehicle partially burned in roadside explosion in Mogadishu - Media reports
7 month ago
Puntland deploys more troops near Tukaraq.
Squatters in Nguu Tatu in Mombasa accuse the county government of failing to protect them7 month ago
Squatters in Nguu Tatu in Mombasa accuse the county government of failing to protect them
A soldier was killed by gunmen suspected being fighters from AlShabaab in Afgoye district in lower Shabeelle region
Gunmen shot dead an elder in Afgoye district in lower Shabeelle region. Somalia
President Uhuru Kenyatta retains six Cabinet Secretaries; Henry Rotich (Treasury) Najib Balala (Tourism), James Macharia (Transport), Fred Matiang'i (Education and Acting Interior), Charles Keter (Energy), Joseph Mucheru (ICT).
Dawn fire at Eldoret depot destroys maize being dried
Dawn fire at Eldoret depot destroys maize being dried
US designates al-Shabab deputy leader as 'global terrorist'
Aden Ibrahim, junior Al-Shabab operational commander surrendered this week to govt forces in Gedo region, southern Somalia. (photo by @SONNALIVE)7 month ago
Aden Ibrahim, junior Al-Shabab operational commander surrendered this week to govt forces in Gedo region, southern Somalia. (photo by @SONNALIVE)
Kenia: Al Shabaab claims killing 6 Kenyan policemen near Kutlo district7 month ago
Kenia: Al Shabaab claims killing 6 Kenyan policemen near Kutlo district
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