* Kismayu seen as test of government reconciliation effort * Fate of port and region may be vital for federal plans * Dozens killed last year in Kismayu fighting By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU, Aug 31 (Reuters) - A Somali clan ... Reuters Africa, 2 days ago
Somali warlord agrees to disarm, join talks - The Gulf Today, 1 day ago
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The ongoing rehabilitation of the 3.5 Kilometers Kismayu road in Garissa town is expected to be completed within the next three weeks, a roads engineer Abdikadir Ibrahim has said. heavy machinery at work as rehabilitation works continue along ...Kenya News Agency, 2 weeks ago
A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier takes position at the Kismayu sea port. Withdrawal of KDF contingents from Somalia is unlikely to stop terrorist attacks as the Al-Shabaab group is already deeply entrenched in Kenya, a new report says. FILE | ...Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago KDF Prepares for Another Major Offensive in Somalia Individual.com, 3 weeks ago Somalia Kenyan Forces Prepare for Another Major Offensive in Somalia Big News Network, 3 weeks ago Somalia: Kenyan Forces Prepare for Another Major Offensive in Somalia AllAfrica.com, 3 weeks ago
Southern Somali militia leader Colonel Barre Adan Shire alias Barre Hirale has reconciled with the Juba administration interim boss Sheikh Ahmed Madobe in a ceremony in Kismayu city. Col. Hirale controlled a large, armed militia based at ...Africa Review, 2 days ago
A suicide bomber targeting the residence of a local politician in Kismayu, south of Somali capital Mogadishu killed at least five people. An official with the interim Juba Administration, Mr Iftin Hassan Basto, whose residence was attacked, ...Africa Review, 1 month ago
Africa's top intelligence chiefs ended their week-long meeting in Nairobi with an upbeat assessment of the war on terror, citing major gains against Al Shabaab in East Africa, the LRA in Central Africa and the successful campaign to push Al Qaeda in ...East African, 2 days ago
By KALUME KAZUNGU More by A light aircraft crashed in an aborted take-off from a private airstrip Tuesday morning at Manda Point in Manda Bay, Lamu County. The plane carrying one passenger and a pilot developed mechanical problems shortly ...Daily Nation, 1 week ago
Somalia for the second time has pulled out of a long-awaited deal to repatriate more than half a million Somali refugees, and Kenya is now considering dealing with the administration of the Jubaland region. The tripartite commission was to be ...The Star (Kenya), 2 weeks ago Only 3,000 out of 10,000 Somali refugees going home East African, 1 month ago Q&A with Raouf Mazoe of UNHCR East African, 1 month ago
By SAMUEL KAZUNGU More by Hundreds of people thronged the sleepy village of Bungale in Magarini on Wednesday to commemoratethe late freedom hero Mekatilili Wa Menza . This is marks the 100 anniversary since her death in 1914. Mekatilili Wa ...Daily Nation, 2 weeks ago
Insufficient troops and the growing divergence in the interests by regional countries are posing a major challenge to plans by the government of Somalia and African peacekeepers to launch a major offensive against Al Shabaab. Investigations reveal ...East African, 3 weeks ago KDF funds Al-Shabaab through illegal charcoal trade, says new probe report Daily Nation, 1 month ago Politicians giving Al-Shabaab a chance to destabilise Kenya Daily Nation, 1 month ago Al-Shabaab joins illicit sugar trade Daily Nation, 1 month ago
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