Why Al Shabaab Is Under Pressure Now Than Ever Before

Al Shabaab has been under a lot pressure this year than ever before. After years of leadership wrangles, the militia was dealt a hard blow after news leaked that their emir Abu Ubaidah is suffering from cancer. US has started targeting the Al Shabaab bases now outside Mogadishu the recent one being 15 miles southwest... Continue Reading →

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Al Shabaab Bomb-maker Arrested As Forces Kill Other Militants

Al Shabaab bomb maker has been arrested while assembling an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in the outskirts of Kismayo. The Militant was arrested alongside four other members of the militia group. During the arrest, the militants attempted escaping upon which the security forces launched an offensive killing two, forcing the rest to surrender. The arrest occurred... Continue Reading →

Police Arrest Husband And Wife Linked To Al Shabaab

Police have arrested a couple suspected to be financiers and logicians for the Al-Shabaab terror group. Officers apprehended Yassin Abdille Hussein aka Abu Sumeiya and his wife Fartun Mohammed Guleidin Eastleigh, Nairobi. The two are also believed to be accomplices of a key Al-Shabaab operative in Mandera, Abdiweli Mohamed Guleid alias Abdiweli Kamaure, who is... Continue Reading →

IGAD Launches Counter Terrorism Centre To Deal With Rising Violent Extremism In The Region

The International Authority on Development (IGAD) on April 25th 2018 convened to officially reveal a major strategy to counter and prevent violent extremism as terrorism continues to be a major security threat among member states; Somalia, Uganda, Kenya, Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. IGAD Center of Excellence in Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism... Continue Reading →

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