Thursday, December 12, 2019

Security agents grapple with increased Shabaab attacks in Lamu

Security agents are grappling with the resurgence of Al-Shabaab attacks in Lamu County. The militants have turned the county into a playground, often launching explosives...

Al-Shabaab destroys telcom mast in Mandera – Daily Nation

Al-Shabaab militants destroyed a Hormuud Telecom communication mast located in Elwak, Mandera County, on Saturday at 2am, disrupting communication in the area. The town is...

Bring Kenyan troops home from Somalia

On January 15, 2016, Kenyans reacted with anger and horror at the news that Al-Shabaab militants had attacked Kenyan troops at a military outpost...

Five al Shabaab abductees on police radar after escaping from Somalia

Security agencies are hunting for five al Shabaab abductees who escaped from cells in Somalia. Sources within the security circles said the five were due to...

UN pleads for Sh160bn to avert famine in Somalia

The United Nations has said Sh160 billion is needed to respond to severe drought that has been ravaging Somalia since January last year. According to...

“America is home”: How Trump’s immigration policies are upending Somali lives in the US

Maruf Sharif was shackled in the plane, which was flying him over the Atlantic Ocean to a country he hadn’t seen for almost three...

The Al-Shabab’s first response of Muktar Robow defection released.

In what seems to be the first-ever lasting response since the fate of Sheikh Muktar Roobow known as abu Mansur had gone out of...

Somalia: Al-Shabab Demanding Children

The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia’s Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and...

Residents desert border village after al Shabaab attack, put up flag

Residents fled Ishakani village on the Lamu-Somalia border after al Shabaab militants attacked early Sunday morning. The entire village has been deserted, with residents putting...

If Somalia is too dangerous for travel, why not for deportation?

One of the countries President Trump presumably had in mind when he disparaged Africa is Somalia, a country that he has included in several iterations of...

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