Al Shabaab Militia Forcefully Recruit Children, locals flee

Hundreds of local residents are fleeing their homes in Middle Shabelle region after Al-Shabaab accelerated its child recruitment. According to a news report from Halbeeg News carried by Amisom Media Monitoring, heavily armed Al-Shabab fighters have been engaging in gun battles with locals who recently turned down the group’s order to recruit their children in Adale District.... Continue Reading →

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Kenya And United States Adamant To Stabilise Somalia

Kenya and the United States have called for more efforts to stabilize Somalia saying regional stability is key for economic development. President Kenyatta and Thomas Waldhauser, commander of the U.S.-Africa Command (Africom), renewed their commitment to peace in the two countries. The Kenyan leader said Kenya is firmly committed to the cause of finding peace... Continue Reading →

12 Al Shabaab fighters surrender to Somalia Forces

A senior Al Shabaab commander and 11 other fighters surrendered to Somali authorities in southern Somalia. Somalia’s Jubaland intelligence chief, Khalid Sheikh says 12 Al Shabaab fighters, including their commander had handed themselves over to government officials in Bar-sanguni area, some 45km away from the coastal town of Kismayo. Khalid did not mention the name... Continue Reading →

Al Shabaab Commander Arrested Alongside Several Militants

A senior Somali regional district official says government forces have captured an Al-Shabaab commander during a joint security operation on the outskirt of Qoryoley town. Speaking to Radio Shabelle on the phone, Mohamed Abdi Abdullahi, the city’s deputy commissioner on the security and political affairs said several militants were also arrested. The African Union forces,... Continue Reading →

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