25 September 2021
1 year ago
Kilifi Deputy Governor Gideon Saburi put under mandatory 14-day quarantine after failing to isolate himself following a trip to Germany
A police officer at the Busia border restricts Kenyans from going to Uganda, as Kenya - Uganda boarder officially closed and all PSV buses ordered to cancel bookings in the wake of CoronaVirusPandemic1 year ago
A police officer at the Busia border restricts Kenyans from going to Uganda, as Kenya - Uganda boarder officially closed and all PSV buses ordered to cancel bookings in the wake of CoronaVirusPandemic
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted 5 airstrikes against alShabaab militants massing & maneuvering near ongoing Somali-led ground op near Janaale, Somalia on March 16-17; US forces were in area when these airstrikes occurred to advise & assist Somali &partner forces
Suspected Al-Shabaab fighters destroyed CCTV cameras along Mogadishu's Maka al Mukarama street with IEDs. Five CCTV cameras were destroyed by blast from IEDs Thursday morning, residents said there were heavy explosions at about 5am local time & in its wake cameras were destroyed
1 year ago
Japan to provide $7.5 million in emergency aid to three East African countries (Djibouti, Kenya and Somalia) affected by locust infestations that are threatening agricultural production
The Somali govt has announced the closure of schools, universities, and a ban on large gatherings and events for two weeks effective March 18. Somali PM Hassan Ali Khaire who made the announcement said the Govt allocated $5m in combatting the COVIDー19
Sool regional Intelligence officer Abdiqani Guhad shot dead at in front of his house in the town of Lasanod. Sources saying the slain was being led an investigation of the assassination of the chief of Sool region Court Hassan Mohamud who was killed in IED blast
Al-Shabab yesterday claimed to have temporarily captured Mahaday town in Middle Shabelle after a large-scale attack on Somali government forces; Insurgents said they killed 2 soldiers including a captain and wounded 2 others while capturing weapons and other military equipment;
Kenya records the first infection with the Corona virus on its soil
Kenya confirms first COVID-19 case. A traveler returning from the US, London, on March 5
Kenya's Mandera County Governor @aliiroba says situation unstable as Jubaland forces still holed up within Mandera town. Roba says public have reported 2 lorries carrying troops loyal to fugitive minister Abdirashid Janan heading to Mandera along B9/A13 Road.
Last night, on March 05, 2020, the Federal Government of Somalia and US @USAfricaCommand, conducted an airstrike targeting al-Shabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia. The precision airstrike killed one al-Shabaab terrorist
Kenya accuses Somali troops of attacking border town during alleged incursion
1 year ago
SNA kills 8 Al-Shabab militia in a military operation, Hiran region
@USAfricaCommand says it conducted 2 airstrikes today against AlShabaab militants in the vicinity of Qunyo Barrow, Somalia , killing 1 terrorist and wounded 2 militants; no civilians assessed injured or killed as a result of the strikes
Kenyan police escorted 30 soldiers loyal to fugitive Minister of Jubaland Abdirashid Janan into Mandera after being overpowered by Somali army in Balad Hawo town. Today's fighting killed 10 people while houses were destroyed - Residents Somalia
Explosion reported in Las'Anod town in Sool region Somalia, initial reports say Top Somaliland court official killed in the explosion
Kenya government warns of "fake news" about coronavirus after an audio clip was disseminated in digital and social media "of a purported press briefing on COVID-19."
Reports of fierce confrontation b/w federal Govt forces and Jubbaland forces loyal to wanted security Minister Abdirashid Janan. Fighting affected Border Point One and Bulo Amin areas. Somalia previously asked Kenya to handover Janan who is wanted for "serious crimes"
The Somali Govt reported new airstrike conducted in partnership with the US military against Al-Shabaab in Kunyo Barrow town, Friday, killing two militants and destroying one vehicle
Notice issued 27 FEB by @TravelGov: "Terrorist groups may be plotting an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi [Kenya]. The exact hotel has not been identified, but it is believed to be a hotel popular with tourists and business travelers."
China Southern Airlines suspends flights connecting Guangzhou, Changsha and Nairobi, Kenya until further notice due to the "decreasing volume of passenger flow" - news reports
1 year ago
A gunfighting between govt forces and pro Ahlusuna Wal Jama'a militias heard in Dhuusamareeb town tonight
The Federal Government of Somalia calls upon the Government of Kenya to immediately halt its ongoing violations of the Federal Republic of Somalia's sovereignty and encroachment in the border areas between the two countries.
Somalia: Several explosions heard in the outskirt of Balad town last night, about 30Km North of Mogadishu, while Somali special forces known as "Danab" conducting operations around Basra village in the road between Balad and Afgoye towns. Casualties not clear
1 year ago
Nairobi-bound bus attacked in Lanfin area, Mandera county by suspected Al-Shabaab militants on Wednesday, casualties reported - source
Reports indicate that two people were killed and 13 others injured in the grenade attack at a shopping center at Golol intersection near the city of Kismayo
Statement: The United States resumed providing direct security assistance to a non-mentored unit of the Somali National Armed Forces (SNAF) this week in support of counterterrorism operations in Lower Shabelle against al Shabaab
"Al Shabaab is seeking to export terrorism beyond the region, and potentially to the UnitedStates" per new @DoD_IG report, citing Congressional testimony by @USAfricaCommand's Gen Stephen Townsend
UN warns of 'catastrophe' as Africa locust outbreak spreads
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