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MILITARY

Kenya Defense Forces Troops Donate Food, Water and Held a Medical Camp For Locals [Photos]

The Kenya Defense Forces has been at the forefront of ensuring that there is peace in the East African region given they have been in Somalia for more than a decade now eliminating the Al Shabaab threat. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. The troops, who are serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia have made tremendous progress in the fight against Al Shabaab given that there have been far less terrorist attacks in the the region in the past few years.

  19 days ago ago
Kenya Defense Forces Troops Donate Food, Water and Held a Medical Camp For Locals [Photos]

MILITARY

Huge Boost To KDF Soldiers Fighting In Somalia As Government Receives 2.5 Billion From Europe Union

Reports of Kenya defense forces( KDF) troops fighting in Somali land had a huge boost after the government of Kenya received 2.5 billion shillings emerged online. According to reports, the European Union and its partners reimbursed Kenya nearly 2.5 billion shillings to sustain a hundred soldiers who are fighting in Somalia.

  2 months ago ago
Huge Boost To KDF Soldiers Fighting In Somalia As Government Receives 2.5 Billion From Europe Union

OTHERS-PLANE-CRASH

Breaking: Two KDF Officers Die in Somalia

Two Kenya Defense Force (KDF) officers have died in Somalia after two the plane they were traveling in crashed and caught fire at Dhobley Airport in Juba Somalia. According to local radio Garowe, the KDF plane was carrying supplies to the KDF Soldiers who are part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM soldiers in Somalia. It crashed when taking off and immediately caught fire. It is the fourth time a plane has caught fire at the airport this year. @radiogarowe A #Kenyan plane carrying supplies to KDF

  2 years ago ago
Breaking: Two KDF Officers Die in Somalia

MILITARY

KDF: The Impact of Female Peacekeepers

KDF Female peacekeepers operating under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Kismayu yesterday gave assorted food and non-food items to the local women of Kismayo town, located in Lower Jubba region of Somalia. The items included wheat flour, sugar, rice, pasta, cooking oil, beans, fruits, juice, salt, milk, tea leaves, clothes and blankets.

  1 year ago ago
KDF: The Impact of Female Peacekeepers

MILITARY

JUST IN: KDF Soldiers Donate Three Important Items to Residents of a Town in Somalia

The Kenya Defense Forces has been in Somalia for a mission to stop the dreaded Al Shabaab gang for the past decade now and they continue to stay there to ensure that this motive is attained. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. The officers are attached to the African Union Mission in Somalia that has seen tremendous progress being made in the country for the past few years.

  5 months ago ago
JUST IN: KDF Soldiers Donate Three Important Items to Residents of a Town in Somalia

MILITARY

Amisom to probe KDF over alleged violations in Somalia

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are in trouble after their aerial raid on Al-Shabaab militants in Gedo, Somalia last week. The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) has vowed to investigate allegations that civilians were killed in the attack. According to Nation Media, Amisom through a statement to the press on Saturday evening said they would check if there was a violation in operational attack during the raids.

  1 year ago ago
Amisom to probe KDF over alleged violations in Somalia

MILITARY

Mogadishu Bombing Death Toll Rises to Eight as Alshabaab Militants Claim Responsibility

Eight people reportedly lost their lives and several others suffered injuries following a bomb attack near a primary school in Somalia's Capital City Mogadishu on Thursday [today] morning. "Eight civilians were killed and 17 others wounded in the blast," Abdifatah Adan, a spokesman for Somalia's police, said in a brief statement, without divulging much details.

  8 months ago ago
Mogadishu Bombing Death Toll Rises to Eight as Alshabaab Militants Claim Responsibility

OTHERS-TERRORISM

KDF Blood Donation Drive in concurrence with the KDF Day

Kenya Defence Forces have paid heavily in their effort to protect Kenya’s sovereignty and more so in the war against Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia, where they are part of 22,000 African Union Mission in Somalia troops. More than 50 KDF soldiers were killed in El-Adde early 2016, during an ambush by the militants in their military camp. Others have been killed within the porous Somalia-Kenya border in different pockets of attacks. Kenya Defence Forces day, celebrated on 14 October every year, was set aside

  1 year ago ago
KDF Blood Donation Drive in concurrence with the KDF Day

POLITICS

Dhobley Women Leaders Share On How To Achieve Sustainable Peace

Key women group leaders in Dhobley, met the Kenya Defence Forces personnel deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) at the Sector II Headquarters in Dhobley and engaged them on how to secure sustainable peace in Somalia.

  1 year ago ago
Dhobley Women Leaders Share On How To Achieve Sustainable Peace

SOCIETY

Residents of Mogadishu and Surrounding Areas Meet for Peacebuilding Dialogue

A peacebuilding and conflict resolution dialogue opened in Mogadishu yesterday with the aim of fostering cohesion and stability between local communities in Mogadishu and the surrounding regions, notably Afgoye, Warsheikh and Bal’ad districts. Focusing on conflict dynamics, conflict resolution mechanisms, the psychology of peace, managing intra-state conflict, negotiations in peace processes, role of media in peacebuilding, transformation and reconciliation, the five-day training is facilitated by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Political Affairs Unit in collaboration with the Conflict Resolution, Stabilization and Peacebuilding Unit of the Banadir Regional Administration (BRA).

  1 year ago ago
Residents of Mogadishu and Surrounding Areas Meet for Peacebuilding Dialogue

HEALTH

AMISOM Kenya Contingent Donate Medicines to Hoosingo Hospital

Troops from the Kenya Defence Forces, KDF, serving under African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, have donated medical supplies to a hospital in Hoosingo, Lower Juba region. The commanding officer of the AMISOM KDF Hoosingo Forward Operating Base, Major Shadrack Ng’etich, said the donation, which included medicines, is to augment the existing stock of essential medicines for the community.

  1 year ago ago
AMISOM Kenya Contingent Donate Medicines to Hoosingo Hospital

MILITARY

Troops Celebrated KDF Day With Orphans

Kenya Defence Forces have paid heavily in their effort to protect Kenya’s sovereignty and more so in the war against Al-Shabaab terrorists in Somalia, where they are part of 22,000 African Union Mission in Somalia troops. More than 50 KDF soldiers were killed in El-Adde early 2016, during an ambush by the militants in their military camp. Others have been killed within the porous Somalia-Kenya border in different pockets of attacks. Kenya Defence Forces day, celebrated on 14 October every year, was set aside

  1 year ago ago
Troops Celebrated KDF Day With Orphans

SOCIETY

Hundreds of Households in Jowhar Rrceive Assistance Following Recent Floods

Hundreds of internally displaced persons (IDPs) living in Jowhar in the Middle Shabelle region of Somalia, have received relief items including food and non-food items to help them in the aftermath of heavy rains that washed away homes and destroyed crops and livestock. In the recent weeks, persistent heavy rains also flooded River Shabelle, leaving hundreds of people stranded in areas prone to water-borne diseases and mosquitoes.

  1 year ago ago
Hundreds of Households in Jowhar Rrceive Assistance Following Recent Floods

POLITICS

African Union Comments on The Escalating War Between Kenya and Somalia

The African Union (AU) leadership has finally commented on the escalating cold war between Kenya and Somalia. AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat directed Kenya and Somalia to conduct peace talks to end the dispute between them. The concerned chairperson who was talking in Djibouti during an Igad extraordinary Summit noted that the two countries share a very profitable union which should under no condition ever be broken. He gave examples with how Kenya has been sending it's troops during Somalia's

  1 year ago ago
African Union Comments on The Escalating War Between Kenya and Somalia