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KDF DAY: Memories of El Adde Attack, Five Years on

The Kenya Defense Forces is this day celebrating its KDF Day in celebrations that are currently ongoing at the Kahawa Garrison that is found along the busy Thika Superhighway. Sergeant Gerishon Wanyonyi. Picture courtesy. In special commemoration of this day, we have decided to run a special feature in remembrance of a soldier who is still being held by Al Shabaab as a captive in Somalia.

  3 months ago ago
KDF DAY: Memories of El Adde Attack, Five Years on

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Long List of KDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia Who Were Honored by President Uhuru During KDF Day

Yesterday HE President Uhuru Kenyatta joined the KDF in marking one decade (10 years) since the Kenya Defense Forces sent troops to Somalia in the Operation Linda Nchi. During the KDF Day, the head of state also laid a wreath on a monument that was built in memory of the many Kenya Defense Forces soldiers who lost their lives in Somalia during the Operation Linda Nchi.

  3 months ago ago
Long List of KDF Soldiers Killed in Somalia Who Were Honored by President Uhuru During KDF Day

MILITARY

KDF Officer Who Survived IED Warmed Hearts Of Many Kenyans

As KDF was marking their usual KDF Day many kenyans have heap praises to the Kenyan soldiers who are risking their lives in protecting Kenyan territory. However Kenyan soldier has warmed hearts of many kenyans following his dedication in services despite of his challenges. Senior Private Edwin Wekoba has Melts of many kenya following his determination in serving our nation despite loosing his legs.

  3 months ago ago
KDF Officer Who Survived IED Warmed Hearts Of Many Kenyans

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Women Now To Be Allowed In Various Army Ranks As Kenya Marks KDF Day

After years of being restricted to only civilian roles in the military, women will now be allowed to join the combat roles for the first time, said Kuwaiti army on Tuesday. The Kuwaiti Army has announced that it will allow women to join the army after years of barring women from joining it, Defense Minister Hamad Jaber al-Ali al-Sabah said the doors were open for women to join the military.

  3 months ago ago
Women Now To Be Allowed In Various Army Ranks As Kenya Marks KDF Day

MILITARY

Reactions As Photos Of Uhuru Arriving In Army Barracks In Style To Celebrate KDF Day Surface Online

Shortly after unveiling East Africa's first molecular imaging center in Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital, Uhuru Kenyatta and first lady Margeret Kenyatta headed to Kahawa barracks in Kiambu county. The president was warmly welcomed by a parade of the Kenya defense forces to lead the country in marking KDF Day.

  3 months ago ago
Reactions As Photos Of Uhuru Arriving In Army Barracks In Style To Celebrate KDF Day Surface Online

TECHNOLOGY

Kenyans go GaGa and sets internet Ablaze to celebrate KDF Day, warm messages penned

Today on the 14th October 2020, Kenyans Jointly puts everything aside to celebrate and remember the members of the Kenya Defense force. Social Media platform went ablaze with pictures of the devoted sons, fathers, Mothers and daughters of the nation who put their lives on the line to protect and guard our boarders. One of the accounts on twitter that caught my eyes was of @AngieMsafiri who on several accounts celebrated the Major General and other KDF members. She explained how she lived and grew up in the

  1 year ago ago
Kenyans go GaGa and sets internet Ablaze to celebrate KDF Day, warm messages penned

MILITARY

Photos: Gen Kibochi Gives Somali Troops Chance to Display Their Mission Readiness

On Tuesday 13th October 2020, the Chief of Kenya Defense Forces General Kibochi visited certain areas where KDF troops operate including Sankuri, Sarira, Baure and Manda as they prepare for KDF Day celebrations that are set to take place on Wednesday October 14. The CDF praised the troops for their good work and dedication in maintaining peace in Somali and all Kenya's boarders at large.  Kenya Defense Force (KDF): "KDF IS THE INSTRUMENT OF LAST RESORT. Gen Robert Kobochi, Chief of the Defense Forces visited

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Gen Kibochi Gives Somali Troops Chance to Display Their Mission Readiness

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Sunday Newspaper Headlines Review

Uhuru at KDF Day: Pres Kenyatta leads Kenyans in marking the KDF Day in Nairobi Uhuru commissioned a new KDF hospital at the Kahawa Barracks KDF Day is observed annually to celebrate acts of bravery by Kenyan soldiers. Raila campaigns in Isiolo: ODM leader Raila Odinga campaigns to Isiolo County Raila promises to build hides and skins factory in Isiolo town Raila: We will complete all stalled government projects

  3 months ago ago
Sunday Newspaper Headlines Review

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Reactions When Photos Of Uhuru Arriving In Style To The Army Barracks To Commemorate KDF Day Surface

Uhuru Kenyatta and first wife Margeret Kenyatta visited Kahawa barracks in Kiambu county shortly after unveiling East Africa's first molecular imaging center at Kenyatta University Teaching and Referral Hospital. A parade of Kenya defense forces greeted the president as he arrived to lead the country in commemorating Kenya Defense Forces Day.

  3 months ago ago
Reactions When Photos Of Uhuru Arriving In Style To The Army Barracks To Commemorate KDF Day Surface

MILITARY

KDF soldiers based in lanet coincided with the KDF DAY commemorations with Tree planting exercise

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 soldiers based in lanet coincided with the KDF DAY commemorations with Tree planting exercise

OTHERS-TERRORISM

Opinion: How KDF is Winning the Fight Against Al-Shabaab

Whenever the Al Shabaab militants carry out an offensive against the KDF soldiers, the manner in which they claim the credit for the attack is surprising. Their obvious norm is to go to their local media and claim how they have triumphed following sudden unexpected attacks. This has not deterred the KDF from eliminating the influence and actions of this terror group. The KDF has evolved to become a more professional and capable force; a fact that has enabled them to carry out their operations professionally.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: How KDF is Winning the Fight Against Al-Shabaab

OTHERS-TERRORISM

Opinion: 5 Lessons we can learn from KDF Involvement in Somalia.

Following a series of serious attacks and abductions on Kenyan land by the al-shabaab militant group, Kenya launched a military offensive against the group late 2011 when they entered Somalia. The KDF soldiers deployed had a primary role of reducing the threat posed by the terrorist group. It has been more than 10 years since their entry into Somalia and these are the lessons we can learn so far from their involvement in that country. 1 Sometimes, people must go to war in order to have peace. 2 No stone should

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: 5 Lessons we can learn from KDF Involvement in Somalia.

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

9th annual Kenya defence forces day marked today.

The 9th annual Kenya defence force day was marked today at mariakani garrison.This day is set aside every year to thank the Kenya defence forces team and appreciate their work towards the country of Kenya. Every year on October 14, Kenyans celebrate KDF Day to honour men and women who selflessly take up the task to protect the nation. "I am grateful for the privilege to provide guidance and to work and be associated with patriotic men and women who guarantee our safety," Juma said. The ceremony that was carried

  1 year ago ago
9th annual Kenya defence forces day marked today.

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

POLITICS

Photos: Events That Preceded Today's KDF Day Celebrations

Today, the 14th of October 2020 is a special day for the Kenya Defence Forces as they celebrate KDF Day 2020. Yesterday, the Chief of the Defence Forces Gen Robert Kibochi visited KDF troops operating in Manda, Baure, Sankuri, Sarira and Kuday ahead of today's KDF Day celebrations in Mariakani Garisson. Below are some photos that were taken during the tour by the CDF as they prepared for their big day. The tour which served to boost the morale ahead of Today's KDF Day celebrations at Mariakani Garrison, also

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Events That Preceded Today's KDF Day Celebrations