As he presided over the this year's Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Day at Kahawa Garrison in the afternoon of today on October 16th, President Uhuru Kenyatta was amazed by among other things the "increase in birthrate" among our soldiers and couldn't keep quiet about it.
Few months ago,the former Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) man turned security expert Mwenda Mbijiwe disappeared and has never been found. And as the police continues to search for him,the reports revealed that when Mbijiwe was last contacted,he was on his way to Meru.The car he was using has already been found, vandalized.
Kenya Defence Forces(KDF) conducts its recruitment exercise every one year countrywide. Nonetheless, do you understand the other requirements indifferent from the obvious ones? Those who recruit examine some of the most extraordinary factors. Your Skin Colour. What you should know is that KDF's tagline on skin colour is; the darker one is the fairer.
Video Of KDF Soldier's Running Around Wanguru Stadium In Songs Ahead Of Mashujaa Celebration's. Wednesday, 20th October 2021, Nairobi Kenya. A video of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers running around the Wanguru stadium early Wednesday morning has gone viral online and this was during their preparations fo the big day and the heavy task that lies ahead of them.
Kenya is ranked top in East African region in terms of developent and other factors among them the military superiority that the country has exhibited in the fight against terrorism for instance, the case of Somalia where Kenya Defence Forces officers were deployed to fight terrorist group of Alshabab which they became victorious.
Kenyans are continuing to react to Kenya Defence Forces late evening post on their Twitter handle saying “Mission Ready." This post comes after Kenya Deforce Force comprising of Kenya Army, Kenya Air Force and Kenya Navy were marking their Kenya Defence Forces Day. According to their latest post, KDF outlined its mission which is “To defend and protect the sovereignty and Territorial integrity of the Republic, assist and cooperate with other authorities in situations of emergency or disaster and restore peace in any part of Kenya affected by unrest or instability as assigned."
Major General Ahmed Fatuma of the Kenya Defence Forces serving under the Kenya Air Force ( Photo Courtesy) In 2015, she made history when she became the first woman to be promoted to the position of Brigadier General in the Kenya Defence Forces. Barely two years later, she was at it again when President Uhuru Kenyatta promoted her to the rank of Major General in the Kenya Defence Forces.
Through a tweet, the Kenya Defence Force have made it clear that they were ready and willing to be deployed to protect Kenya territorial integrity. Through the official account, the military have made it clear that they were ready to meet any aggressor who is Somalia in this case following the maritime dispute.
The Kenya Defence Forces started an operation to restore peace in Somalia 10 years ago after the constant attacks by Alshabab.The officers were focused to secure the lives of citizens of both Kenya and Somalia. Zech Nyaga, the leader of the heroic team says that the most hectic attack occured in February, 2012 at Housingow where armed gang of alshababs attacked the soldiers from all directions.However, Nyaga says that the soldiers remained resilient and tactically responded to the gang.
Nadia Mukami is a Kenyan songstress who mostly sings Swahili songs that have now gone international. Nadia Mukami Mwendo is a 24-year-old born on 9th November 1996. Her mother works at the Kenya Defence Forces and her father is an engineer by profession. She was born and raised in Nairobi Kenya why she attended primary and secondary school.
The Kenya Defence Forces in collaboration with the Ministry of Health led a Breast Cancer awareness campaign and launch of National Breast Cancer Action Plan 2021/2025 in Nakuru County Referral Hospital during a two days program offering breast, cervical and prostrate cancer screening at the hospital. Colonel (Dr) Kwame Orowenyo urged residents to go for screening for early detection which greatly saves lives.
On Saturday October 16, the president, Uhuru Kenyatta joined the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) as the commander in chief of the defense force in marking the 10th anniversary of their day. The function was held at the Kahawa Garrison where the president addressed the attendants in honour of the crucial day.
Kenya Defence Forces is participating in the 1st Chief of Defence Staff Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Sahel Countries Military Games for Peace and Solidarity in Abuja Nigeria. The official opening ceremony was held on Monday, 11 October 2021 at Aguiyi Ironsi Cant Sports Complex with Nigeria, Burkina Faso, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania, Chad, Cameroon and Congo Brazzaville in attendance.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has hinted that he might be compelled to extend dusk to dawn curfew after his visit to the Kenya Defence Forces. Speaking during the 10th anniversary of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) day on Saturday, October 16, the Head of State joked that he might not lift the curfew after noticing an increase in newborns.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has hinted that he might be compelled to extend dusk to dawn curfew after his visit to the Kenya Defence Forces. Speaking during the 10th anniversary of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) day on Saturday, October 16, in Kahawa Garrison base in Kasarani, the Head of State joked that he might not lift the curfew after noticing an increase in newborns.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has jokingly reported that his Government doesn't intend to do away with the current Dusk to dawn curfew restriction that has been in place for a period of not less than one and half years. Speaking during his latest address when he visited the Kenya Defence Forces in Kahawa barracks, the head of state reported that it's now evident and clear that the current curfew has yielded positive results following an increase in the number of newborns.
In August this year, fire broke out in the Gikomba market destroying property worth hundreds of thousands.In less than two months,the market has been Razed down by a mysterious fire again destroying property. Photo Courtesy:The African Voice Gikomba market traders have had a rough Wednesday morning today after property worth unknown value has been destroyed after a fire razed down a section of the market early morning of Wednesday 20th October.
Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen is a die hard supporter of Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto and a harsh critic of President Uhuru Kenyatta. Senator Kipchumba Murkomen is among the politicians who decamped the ruling Jubilee Coalition party of Kenya and joined the United Democratic Alliance, a party that is affiliated to Deputy President Dr William Samoei Arap Ruto.
The Kenya Defence Forces paid homage to the soldiers who lost their lives in the line of duty. There was moment of silence as the soldiers remembered their colleagues while marking the International Soldiers Day. Photo (Courtesy) The event which was led by the Head of State and Commander of Armed Forces, President Uhuru Kenyatta, was held at Kahawa Barracks.
One soldier was critically injured and five others sustained light injuries when a truck carrying Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers was hit by an improvised explosive device in Boni, Lamu County. According to the Kenya Defence Forces, the group was on normal patrol between Milimani and Baure in Lamu County when they came upon an IED strike carried out by suspected al-Shabaab terrorists.The injured troops were flown to Nairobi by plane for more treatment.