Posts Tagged ‘Kenyan military operation’

Kenya:UAE to host Somalia conference in February

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

NAIROBI, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) — The United Arab Emirates will host an experts meeting in February aimed at seeking a local solution to Somalia’s instability, Kenya’s ministry of foreign official said on Saturday. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenya gets nod to join AU troops in Somalia offensive

Saturday, January 7, 2012 Comments off

Kenya gets nod to join AU troops in Somalia offensive  – Nation
Kenya’s airstrikes kill over 60 Al-Shabaab fighters
– Xinhua
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KENYA:Aid agencies suspend activities in Kenya’s refuge camp after blast

Wednesday, December 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 21, 2011          WAR  IN  SOUTHERN  SOMALIA

By Chrispinus Omar and Stephen Ingati

NAIROBI, Dec. 20 (Xinhua) — The UN International Organization for Migration (IMO) said on Tuesday it, together with other humanitarian agencies, have temporarily suspended their services in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp in Kenya, on reason of security. Read more…

KENYA:Kenya’s army marches toward Somalian port town of Kismayu

Sunday, December 18, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 18, 2011          WAR IN SOUTHERN SOMALIA.
by Chrispinus Omar

NAIROBI, Dec. 18 (Xinhua) — As Kenya’s military is advancing toward Somalia’s port town of Kismayu, the Transitional Federal Government of Somalia (TFG) has come under renewed international pressure to move swiftly toward ending its tenure in August 2012. Read more…

War in Southern Somalia:Kenya’s military says integration with AMISOM won’t affect current war

Saturday, December 17, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 17, 2011    War in Southern Somalia.
“the troops would target Afgoye”, a town near Mogadishu and home to thousands of displaced people, as well as” the ports of Merka and Barawe on the southern coast” –Oguna

NAIROBI, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) — Kenya’s military said on Saturday the integration of its forces with the Africa Union Peace keeping Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) troops will not affect its war against the Al-Shabaab militia. Read more…

Somali and Sudanese issues top discussions between Ban and Kenyan leaders – UN News

Friday, December 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 9, 2011

UNITED NATIONS,8 December 2011 –Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today discussed the situation in Somalia and Sudan with Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki, with the United Nations chief taking note of progress since the adoption by Somalia’s leadership of a political roadmap on the restoration of peace and stability in the Horn of Africa country. Read more…

WAR IN SOUTHERN SOMALIA:Kenya Operation in Somalia gets UN nod + Related Articles

Friday, December 9, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 9, 2011

Kenya’s military operation in Somalia has received crucial backing from the United Nations.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said the war against Al-Shabaab militia was necessary to restore peace and stability in the war-torn country and the region. Read more…

WAR IN SOUTHERN SOMALIA:Kenyan, Somali soldiers injured in northern Kenya + Related News

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Dec. 6, 2011

by Stephen Ingati and Christine Lagat

GARISSA, Kenya, Dec. 5 (Xinhua) — At least a Kenyan soldier was killed and three others injured in a landmine explosion in Dadaad refugee camp in northern Kenya on Monday. Read more…


Sunday, November 27, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 27,2011
We are very sorry about the incident if indeed those killed were Kenyans. But we also have to ask ourselves why, if they were Kenyans, they refused to surrender when ordered to. All law-abiding citizens should support the government as security is not just for the police and the army,” – Oguna

Department of Defence’s Colonel Cyrus Oguna during a status briefing on the ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ at the Foreign Affairs Ministry, Nairobi November 12, 2011. Kenyan soldiers and the Al-Shabaab militia are using locals in a bid to emerge victorious in the military operation in Somalia November 26, 2011 FILE- Nation. Read more…

War in Somalia:IGAD supports Kenya,Ethiopia urged to support fight against Somalia militia

Saturday, November 26, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news  Nov. 26,2011
Ethiopia urged to support fight against Shebab
IGAD urges solidarity in Somalia militia fight
IGAD supports Kenya, urging coordination of efforts
Shirkii Madaxda IGAD Oo Go’aanno Laga Soo Saaray – Dhageyso

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