The Al-shabaab militants have been giving authorities not only in Somalia but East Africa at large sleepless nights as the militants remain a security menace in the region ever since they started aggressively expanding their terror activities.However, just like the proverbial 40 days, the government of Somalia has managed to nab several al-shabaab militants, capturing alive a number of them who had been on the radar of the authorities for a long time.
Al-shabaab Terrorists Break Silence After Heavy Attack, Killings at President's Residence in Somalia
Radio Dalsan is reporting that Somalia based militant group Al-shabaab has finally come out to break its silence after a terror attack was reported at president Mohamed Farmaajo's official residence in Somalia.In the attack on the head of state's residence, two people were killed with others left Critically injured.
One of the darkest moments in Kenyan history occurred in 2015.The Garissa University College was attacked by gunmen who were alleged to be those of the Al-Shabaab.A total of 148 students were shot and killed on the spot.Over 79 were left injured.The survivors were all in tears, parents who sent their children to school only to return as corpses could not hide their pain and anger.
A deadly Tuesday morning attack in Somalia has killed a Deputy District Commission.According to sources, the deputy commissioner of the Daynile district Abdi Mohamed Mohamud was targeted in an explosive attack while at the Dar es Salaam, a neighbourhood in Mogadishu in the north.While no militia group has claimed responsibility, the federal government of Somalia has blamed Al-Shabaab.
An experienced Al-Shabaab bomb expert was on Sunday evening neutralized in a deadly attack after the government forces launched an offensive operation near Balcad town located about 30km north of Mogadishu. According to media sources from Somalia, the bomb expert was killed while two other terrorists were arrested. Shebelle Media Network quoted Colonel Abshir Mohamud Mohamed who confirmed the killing of the bomb expert. For starters, bomb experts are behind the making and planting of improvised explosive devices
Garowe online is reporting that heavily armed Militants whose identity has not been revealed yet have launched a massive attack on Somalia president Mohamed Farmaajo's official residence in Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia.The Somali based media establishment reports that the assailants have used heavy mortar equipment in an attempt to topple the president's home that is usually guarded by the African union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) soldiers.
Media sources from Somalia this Wednesday say Al-Shabaab militants have suffered a huge blow after the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) forces launched a well-executed offensive attack against them The administration of the Lower Shabelle region in Somalia has said that dozens of Al-Shabaab fighters have been killed in an airstrike in the region.
KDF Officer Daniel Omollo Onyango who was killed by his wife Violet Asela aka Zianachana Achana has been laid to rest in his home in Ugenya, Siaya county. Photos for the memorial service of Daniel Omollo Onyango have been shared on Facebook. Jarunda shared the photos as he gave a brief history of Daniel. He explained that Daniel survived a road accident at his early stage of life. He also survived Al-Shabaab attack in Somalia while he was on duty for KDF. Sadly, he was killed by his wife Violet Azela. Screenshot
The Somali National Army (SNA) fraternity has plunged into mourning after the killing of a top commander. A top military commander Yasin Abdi Tohow who has been leading in the fight against Al-Shabaab was on Saturday killed. Media reports from Somalia said the army commander was killed after the military vehicles he was travelling in ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) while at Gololey on his way to Jowhar town in the Middle Shabelle region. Garowe Online reports that Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility.
The Somalia government has confirmed that it has finally managed to arrest senior al-shabaab commanders who have been on the run for some time now since joining the militant group.As Darowe Online reports, the al-shabaab commandos have been arrested following a special operation by security forces that came after the group intensified their offensive against the Somali government.
Outgoing Somali President Met With Former Al-Shabaab Millitant Hours Before Being Named Police Commander
It has now emerged that the current President of Federal Republic of Somalia H.E Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo met former Al-Shabaab terrorist Colonel Farhan Qarole before he was appointed as the Benadir Regional Police Commander, Mogadishu.His appointment was effected after the former boss, Sadaq John was fired after he banned lawmakers from attending session to extend Mohamed Abdullahi's term in office.
He started as big enemy of the government security agencies by working with the lethal and ruthless militia group, the Al-Shabaab.Colonel Farhan Qarole is now the new commander of police force in Somalia.The energetic officer was given a chance to serve in the forces after he downed his Al-Shabaab tools.
KDF Soldiers in action after Al-Shabaab carried out attack in Kenya. (Photo/file) The fight against terrorism in the Horn of African nation could soon bear fruits. This is basing on the recent announcements by two Somalia territorial regions to work together in fighting Al-Shabaab militants in their regions. Al-Shabaab, a militant group based in Somalia has been an hinderence to peace and development of stable Somalia government. The militant group, formed in 2006, has been carrying out attacks largely within
The Kenya Defense Forces popularly known as the KDF are the top most military forces in Kenya with relatively highly trained personnel such as computer experts, pilots, engineers among others, the army is under the ministry of defense and it's chief in command is always the settings president of Kenya, it's main purpose is to protect the country from external attacks. KDF entered Somalia in 2011 under the command of the then president Mwai Kibaki to counter the Al Shabaab militants who had done several attacks
Al-Shabaab militants. image credit:Daily nation In absence of war and threats to human life, progress in the national development is witnessed and the government is able to provide services to its people in a rather organized manner. This is, however, not the case in the neighboring country; Somalia. As per the state media, Mogadishu district officer was shot and killed last evening. The ones responsible, the state says, are the terrorists. Terrorists especially Al-Shabaab have often been carrying out attacks
Past bombing crime scene in Somalia Al-Shabaab terrorists have blown up a passenger vehicle that was heading to Jowhar from Mogadishu.Media sources from Somalia said the bus left the capital on Wednesday morning before it ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) which blew it into pieces, killing several people who were on board State Media Special correspondent to Somali Prime Minister Office, Nasra B Ali took to social media and tweeted about the deadly attack.
Photo Courtesy.The Al-Shabaab terror group has continued to cause havoc around the east Africa region with several attacks reported across the region.Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, and Eritrea have been affected most by attacks by this terror group.The group has greatly affected development with Somali residents living in abject poverty as a result of the constant security threat being posed by the militia.
We can all remember the brutal murder that occured about a week ago in Nairobi at Kahawa Wendani. The guy by the name Dan Omollo was a Kenya Defense Forces soldier who had survived death several times while on duty. It's too unfortunate that his only wife came to end his life under minor family disagreements. Dan was murdered by his musician wife by the name Zianachana Achana who is claimed to have done it using her own teeth. These are news that shocked the entire nation. Dan is said to have survived a road
Somali Army say that they have killed scores of Al-shabaab Militants after a suicide bombing that happened yesterday.This comes after the militant group claiming responsibility of the suicide bombing that left 6 people dead and many others injured.Image: Courtesy The group which international anti-terror group agencies have promised to put to an end faces multiple forces from different countries like Kenya, Somalia ,United States of America and Ethiopia which have united against them.
The current political standoffs in Somalia could be giving Al-Shabaab an opportunity to wreak havoc in the region. President of the Federal Republic of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi is currently under criticism after his presidential term was controversially extended by 2 years. His presidency which had come to an end was recently extended even though opposition politicians and other states' presidents are against the move. Mohamed Abdullahi's extension was also followed by the controversial appointment of Colonel