18 September 2021
Explosion heard in Mogadishu
Reports from Lower Jubba region say as many as nine people were killed in a landmine explosion on Monday. The incident occurred near the town of Taabto, northeast of Dhobley when the explosion hit their vehicle . The victims include an infant8 month ago
Reports from Lower Jubba region say as many as nine people were killed in a landmine explosion on Monday. The incident occurred near the town of Taabto, northeast of Dhobley when the explosion hit their vehicle . The victims include an infant
Six civilians were killed when a vehicle they were traveling in hit a landmine explosion on Monday evening. Residents confirmed that the victims were traveling on Dhobley-Tabta road in Afmadow district
Four plain-clothed agents shot dead in Mogadishu; Al-Shabaab claims responsibility
8 month ago
Four Al Shabaab suspected militants were killed in an operation carried by KDF Special Forces in Boni Forest, Lamu. No word from the group over the claims
In an undated video, a man armed with a pistol is seen firing in a public place in Mogadishu. The man is also seen pointing the pistol directly at civilians. This happened at Banadir junction today, per sources. Gunman is allegedly a plain-clothed agent. No comment yet from Govt
8 month ago
US AFRICOM: The strike damaged a compound of Al-Shabaab near Sako, Somalia
8 month ago
US AFRICOM announces the launch of an air strike on the headquarters of Al-Shabaab movement near Sako in Somalia
The US military conducted new airstrike targeting an Al-Shabaab compound in the vicinity of Saakow, Dec 24. It's the 51st strike in Somalia this year and the 196th since 2017, killing about 1,000 Al-Shabaab fighters, per ⁦@USAfricaCommand⁩
U.S. Africa Command says it launched an airstrike in Somalia on Christmas Eve that 'damaged' an al-Qaeda linked Shabab compound near Saakow sending fighters fleeing and 'thwarting nefarious activity.' U.S. military continues to move forces out of war-torn country
Would-be Al-Shabaab suicide bomber sentenced to life by a Mogadishu military court. Hassan Abdullahi Aden was arrested on June 7, 2020. On Wednesday the court found him guilty of planning to blow himself up at Mogadishu's national theatre
Police Brutality Rage: Kisii residents hold demonstrations over death of Bramwel Jimmy. Jimmy died after being attack by police at Kisii Central Police Station  CS Matiang'i has given police 3 days to probe the death of Jimmy8 month ago
Police Brutality Rage: Kisii residents hold demonstrations over death of Bramwel Jimmy. Jimmy died after being attack by police at Kisii Central Police Station CS Matiang'i has given police 3 days to probe the death of Jimmy
Ahead of troop repositioning, @USAfricaCommand assures continued support to Somalia in developing troops & conducting strikes against Shabaab.
USA: USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group arrives off the coast of Somalia for the relocation of forces in Somalia to other sites of operations in East Africa8 month ago
USA: USS Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group arrives off the coast of Somalia for the relocation of forces in Somalia to other sites of operations in East Africa
Kisii residents protests after man was allegedly killed by police during curfew hours8 month ago
Kisii residents protests after man was allegedly killed by police during curfew hours
Angry residents protest over the killing of a young man by police. Jimmy allegedly died after being attacked at Kisii Central Police station   Deceased had gone to the station to check on his arrested friends8 month ago
Angry residents protest over the killing of a young man by police. Jimmy allegedly died after being attacked at Kisii Central Police station Deceased had gone to the station to check on his arrested friends
8 month ago
USS Makin Island ARG/15th MEU has arrived off Somalia Coast-It includes amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island & amphib transport dock ships USS San Diego & USS Somerset- they'll conduct maritime security ops with USS Hershel "Woody" Williams, per @USAfricaCommand
9 month ago
HEAD OF an assistant chief who was abducted in Wajir by suspected Shabaab militants found in Gumarey sub-location, police confirm
Wajir assistant chief killed by suspected Al Shabaab militants, head dumped on the road
9 month ago
U.S. Aircraft Carrier, 2,500 Marines Off the Coast of Somalia as Pentagon Repositions Forces
9 month ago
Police have recovered part of the body of an Assistant Chief who was abducted by suspected Al Shabaab militants on Friday. The head of Omar Adan Buul, Assistant Chief for Gumarey Sub Location in Wajir, was found on Monday by herders between Khorof Harar and Konton
Regional MP Muhammad Olad seriously injured in a bomb blast in his house in Jowhar town on Monday, security sources say. Officials say they believe the explosion is from a device planted in the house
9 month ago
President @M_Farmaajo and his PM have offered their condolences to families of the victims of al Shabaab suicide bombing on a stadium in Galkayo, Somalia. The Prime Minister and regional president were due to speak at the venue. The blast occurred before they arrived
Mourning Nyagarama: President Kenyatta leads tributes for deceased Nyamira Governor. Gov. John Nyagarama succumbed to COVID19 complications President praises Nyagarama's role in development of the tea sector. CS Matiang'i & Governor Ongwae to co-chair burial committee Friday Night
9 month ago
Suicide bombing reported at a stadium in Galkayo, central Somalia, where a welcoming rally was being planned for the visiting @MohamedHRoble. The PM has not arrived in the stadium when explosion occurred, per reports. There are fatalities including senior officials
SUSPECTED AL-SHABAAB militants destroy Safaricom mast in Elele, Mandera South; Deputy Commissioner Nyamboka Mounda says no casualties reported9 month ago
SUSPECTED AL-SHABAAB militants destroy Safaricom mast in Elele, Mandera South; Deputy Commissioner Nyamboka Mounda says no casualties reported
Despite an unprecedented campaign, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization warns that extensive breeding has given rise to a new generation of locusts in the Horn of Africa9 month ago
Despite an "unprecedented" campaign, the U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization warns that extensive breeding has given rise to a new generation of locusts in the Horn of Africa
Local leaders in Guticha village in Ramu area of Mandera North are urging Kenya authorities to investigate and respond to the killing of Rashid Noor "Food-Adde", the head of Kenya Police Reserve in the village who was killed by suspected Al-Shabaab fighters this week - reports
Abdullah, 30, was allegedly working at the direction of a senior Al-Shabaab commander who was responsible for planning the 2019 DusitD2 Nairobi hotel attack. He traveled to Philippines in 2016 and enrolled in a flight school there, per indictment. He faces up to life in prison
US charges Kenya national Cholo Abdi Abdullah of conspiring to hijack an aircraft on behalf of Al-Shabaab to carry out 9/11-style attack in the US. Abdullah was arrested in the Philippines in July 2019, was transferred to the US on Dec 15, 2020
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