Somali PM sets up a committee to investigate AMISOM killing of civilians in Golweyn

The Somali Prime Minister, Mohamed Hussein Roble has setup a committee to investigate the killing of 7 Somali civilians in Golweyn, Lower Shabelle. According to reports, AMISOM forces were travelling between the cities of Golweyn and Danow in the Shalanbood district when an IED exploded┬ádamaging┬áthe vehicle and possibly causing non-life threatening injuries to occupants. Following... Continue Reading →

UK-Kenya Defence Cooperation Agreement raises eyebrows in Somalia

The Kenyan Defence Minister, Dr Monica Juma met with her British counterpart, Ben Wallace in London to sign the new Kenyan-British Defence Cooperation Agreement (DCA) on Wednesday. The agreement will build upon the previous DCA and enable the two countries to enhance coordination in the region according to the UK government. What does the Agreement... Continue Reading →

Over 10 Militants Killed in Lower Shabelle

At least 10 al-Shabab militants were killed by Ugandan soldiers with African Union mission this afternoon. The troops using helicopter gunships also destroyed an Al-Shabaab technical vehicle in Lower Shabelle region, according governor Abdulkadir M. Nur Siidi. AMISOM under the Ministry of Defence It was earlier this week that AMISOM transferred the responsibility of security... Continue Reading →

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