President Uhuru Kenyatta has tactically appointed Lt Gen Francis Ogolla and Lt Gen Mohammed Badi, the director-general of Nairobi Metropolitan Services, to be the next military chief. On Friday, the two were promoted to the rank of major general, putting them in line to succeed Gen Robert Kariuki Kibochi as Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces.
To successfully become a member of the Kenya Defence, you have to go through some basic training that will decide whether or not you are going to be recruited as a soldier of the Kenyan army, airforce or navy.Let's look at some important traits people go through before becoming KDF soldiers.
President Uhuru Kenyatta today visited Kiambu county.The head of state visit comes days after he was embarrassed in Juja by election this week.His preferred candidate Susan Njeri was defeated by People Empowerment party candidate Hon.Koimbuiri.This defeat in his home county ilicited mixed reactions from various leaders and political analysts.
Uhuru Kenyatta May Hold His Seat Once Again For Other Terms As The Late Arap Moi Who Made It 24years
The President is the head of state and government, as in most republics. He is also the Commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces. The President has the power to appoint every leader within the executive including Cabinet Secretaries and the Attorney General of Kenya. Kenya has had a total of 4 presidents.
Cases of murder and suicide have of late been on the rise since the start of Covid 19 pandemic.These cases are caused as a result of misunderstanding between both parties and the rotten society we live in.
Police Officer Hurls a Grenade at His Lover After Heartbreaking Him, Misses Her and Hits KDF Officer
Photo used for illustrative purposes only. Incidents involving police officers in love triangles have been on a worrying rise in the last few months with the uniformed service fighting the menace that has threatened to rip apart the image of the whole police force. And with the Caroline Kangogo saga still playing out openly in the public domain, another police officer has hit media headlines after doing the unthinkable after being dumped by his girlfriend.
President Kenyatta has launched new machines to be used by Kenya Defence Forces in a bold move by the government to enhace the capabilities of the KDF.In the event held at Thika Barracks, President Kenyatta was taken round by General Kibuchi to inspect and be informed about the various machines that were on display at the grounds.
Super Performance By KDF In The 9-Hours Night Long Anti-Terror Operation As Dozens Of Al-Shabab Are Nabbed
(photos courtesy) The kenyan Defence forces have emerged victorious after a night long operation where they managed to flush out dozens of Alshabab Militias. Sources indicate that during the 9 hours long operation several Militias were brutally shot while a number were also arrested surrendering their weapons. KDF info In the 9 hour long joint anti-terror Operation #Gedi region in Somalia, after initial firefight, terrorists tried to break cordon by firing at own troops. Cordon was re-adjusted and firefight
Emerging reports from the Kenya-Somalia border says two Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers have allegedly succumbed to injuries after a heavy gunfight broke out between them and their Somalia counterparts. Media reports say Somalia forces clashed with KDF along the border before a heavy gunfight ensued. Preliminary reports revealed that at least two soldiers from KDF were shot in the fight and reportedly succumbed or at least wounded. "BREAKING: #Kenya and #Somalia troops exchange gunfire along the border.
Kenyans online have been reminded of the most sad moments Kenya faced.This is the moment when the country lost 147 Garissa University students after Al Shabaab attack at the university.
The shortlisted tradesmen/women who had applied for the various trades advertised by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) have been recruited at Embakasi Garrison in Nairobi.The candidates have been at Embakasi Garrison for the last five days, having arrived on Sunday 28th March 2021.
The nation has today faced a sad occurrence as one of the military chopper has allegedly crashed in Kajiado county. The chopper is said to have crashed sixty kilometres south of Oloopolos. The Kenya Defence has made a statement that a chopper on training has landed at Ol Tepesi.
A kenya defense officer lost his life while his counterparts sustained serious injuries after an accident along the Nairobi - Naivasha highway. The incident involved two vehicles, one belonging to a common citizen while the other one belonged to the department of Kenya Defence. According to the police report the accident resulted after the public vehicle tried to overtake ramming the van. According to the report the vans driver tried to swindle from the other vehicle but unfortunately it was not successful.
Uproar As President Uhuru Exposes Raila & Kibaki for Making this Mistake During their days in Office
The head of state President Uhuru Kenyatta has left Kenyans in surprise after exposing former President Mwai Kibaki and Former Prime minister and Orange Democratic Movement party leader Raila Odinga over a failed state project during their tenure in the coalition government. According to a video shared on Kenya's KBC channel 1 on Monday, the President while speaking in the county of Kisumu During the commissioning of the Kenya Shipyard Limited, which is under the management of the Kenya Defence forces while addressing critics on why he uses the KDF to manage state facilities accused the former President and Former Prime Minister of Allocating upto Ksh.
On the 26th of April 2021, Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya and commander-in-chief of the Kenya Defence Forces opened the very first semiconductor factory in Kenya.Located at Dedan Kimathi University of science and technology, this industrial achievement was not only to equip the learning institution but also to create jobs and employment opportunities for the youth.
For sure all that glitters is not gold, this is evident in the recently murder case that involved a Kenya Defence Force (KDF) Officer.The officer was killed in Kahawa Wendani by his alleged lover.
The Kenya Defence forces today announced the closure of the first phase of their recruitment exercise.The exercise that has been going on in the country in the past few days was marred by drama and many crimi9nal activities.
Two deaths of children from hunger have been reported by the authorities in the troubled Gedo region in Somalia.They have been mainly caused by Al-Shabaab blockades, which have made it difficult for the supply of foods by the humanitarian groups.
One officer lost his life while six others sustained serious injuries after an accident along the Nairobi, Naivasha road. The accident involved two vehicles, one belonging to the public and the other one from the department of Kenya Defence. According to police report the accident occurred after the public vehicle tried to overtake while on it's way to Nairobi with six passengers on board. Unfortunately, the van which belonged to the Defence forces hit the right body angle line and rear tyres plucking them off.
Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested a Kenya Defence Officer for defiling a minor. The Officer identified as Martin Kabura, who is based in Embakasi, had reportedly pledged to drive the minor to her school in Othaya only for her to take a different route. The officer said to have made a detour to Kiriaini where he defiled the girl in a lodging before proceed with the journey “A KDF soldier is in custody after he defiled a minor yesterday. Spte Martin Kabura based in