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Together we shall conquer Terrorism

Terrorism over the years has resulted in the deaths of many innocent lives across East Africa, leaving scars of unbearable trauma, along with it destroying property and infrastructure. The Al Shabaab, are the key instigators in these acts of terror characterized by the use of indiscriminate violence as a means […]

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Al Shabaab killing Muslims.

Recent Al-Shabaab attacks have brought to light a disturbing pattern. Despite them denying targeting devout Muslims their attacks and actions show a different picture. The Somali-based terror group seeks to establish a fundamentalist Islamic state in the country that it hopes will ultimately expand to encompass the whole Horn of […]

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ALSHABAAB MAREHANS FUELLING ATTACKS IN NORTH EASTERN

Clan dominance, politics and infighting within the Al-Shabaab in Somalia are fuelling the unrest, tensions and attacks currently being witnessed in the North Eastern region. The conflict pitting the Marehan Clan in Al-Shabaab against other clans based in Somalia and along the Kenyan border has led to an increase in […]

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Tension as Alshabaab oppress clans

Clannism factor has once again hit hard the Alshabaab structural stability; this time from the Darod clan. The rivalry between Talha and Alidhere sub-clans has taken a notch higher and became bloodier over the past few days. The helm of Alshabaab’s leadership structure is mainly dominated by the Marehans. Top […]

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Fresh fight inside Alshabaab risks mass defection

  The battle for clan supremacy within Alshabaab in Southern Somalia and especially the Gedo Region is growing more and more as Alshabaab commanders deploy underhand tactics against each other. Reports out of Gedo Region have now confirmed a growing enmity between two Alshabaab mid-level commanders only- known as Fillow […]

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NINE ALSHABAAB MILITANTS KILLED IN LAMU

Nine suspected Al-Shabaab militants were shot dead in Lamu after security agencies laid an ambush on them as they were laying explosives on the road. The militants were ambushed by the security team at Kwa Omolo between Baragoni and Bodhei as they were attempting to plant explosives on the Hindi-Bodhei […]

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FOREIGN FIGHTERS DISGRUNTLED WITH ALSHABAAB, OPTING FOR INDEPENDENT JIHAD

Foreign fighters within Al-Shabaab in Somalia are increasingly becoming frustrated with the organization’s treatment of foreigners within its ranks. Persecutions of foreign fighters within the organization have started creating major wrangles within the militant group indicating signs of imminent disintegration. A now reformed former Al-Shabaab foreign fighter who came back […]

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The burden of terrorism on women

There is something about war or violence in general that subliminally invokes the picture of men at the core. It is not often that when someone speaks of the same, you will automatically associate it with women. The same applies to terrorism. Traditionally, it has been men taking up arms […]

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KDF MEDICAL CAMP FOR CLEFT DEFORMITIES CORRECTION

From 1st to 7th April 2019, AMISOM Level II Hospital in Dhobley Somalia in partnership with Smile Train and Bancroft Global Development held a week long free surgical camp for Somali locals affected by Cleft lip and Cleft palate deformities where the managed to handle a total of 19 cases. […]

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