North Eastern leaders urged to join war on Al-Shabaab

Leaders in North Eastern have been urged to join the fight against violent extremism and to work together in ensuring the residents are protected. North Eastern Regional Commissioner (RC), Mohamud Saleh warned that the continued growth of the Al-Shabaab in the region will reverse the development gains. Mr. Saleh said that in order for terrorism... Continue Reading →


Your game is up, al Shaabab suspects told

Northeastern regional commissioner Mohamud Saleh has ordered four al Shaabab suspects in Mandera and Wajir to surrender or they be arrested. Speaking in Wajir town yesterday, Saleh said the suspects, Ali Muhumed, Mohamed Osman, Abdirashid Ibrahim and Yussuf Abdullahi, are all from the Degodia clan Addressing subcounty security committee teams from Wajir county, he said... Continue Reading →

African leaders join hands to counter terrorism

African governments still face pressing need to enact counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency measures to protect their homelands. Leaders attending the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union agreed they have made some progress in dismantling terrorist networks, but the war is far from over. Kenya is one... Continue Reading →

Shabaab militants weakened in Somalia, UN official says

Al-Shabaab has been weakened financially, militarily and politically in the past year, the top United Nations official for Somalia said in an interview with the Nation. The country's devastating drought is draining Shabaab's treasury because many local communities now lack the resources to meet the militant group's demands for payments, observed UN special representative Michael... Continue Reading →

Government lists 35 individuals aiding Al-Shabaab

North Eastern Regional Commissioner Mohamud Saleh The government has a list of 35 individuals from Mandera recruited by Al-Shabaab to aid the Somali-based terror group in carrying out attacks in Kenya. North Eastern Regional Commissioner Mohamud Saleh said that the individuals well known to the locals have raised families in Kenya and they cross into the country... Continue Reading →

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