Al-Shabaab kill 10 people in Kenyan border town

At least ten people were killed and several others injured after Islamist extremist group, Al-Shabaab, ambushed a commuter bus in northeast Kenya on Friday evening, the police said. Stephen Ngetich, Wajir county police commander, said the militants ambushed a Medina Read More …

Three terror suspects arrested in police operation along Nairobi-Garissa highway

Three men who police branded members of Al-Shabaab terror group were at the weekend arrested while in a bus headed for Nairobi. The men, all Kenyans were intercepted in Thika Town during a police operation.It is not yet clear on Read More …

African nations, Western partners strive to combat IED threat

A US-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive. Security experts who met in the Kenyan capital Nairobi last week say Read More …

Twelve police officers dead, one injured after IED attack in Wajir, Kenya

Twelve police officers were killed in Wajir late Friday, when Al Shabaab terrorists planted an Improvised Explosive Devise (IED) on the road. A senior police officer in the region said the attack occurred on Saturday morning at Konton centre, and Read More …

The Kenya–Somalia Maritime Dispute and Its Potential National Security Costs

The at-times fraught relationship between Kenya and Somalia took a new turn in 2014, when Somalia submitted a compromis before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) claiming that Kenya was conducting illegal acts in what Somalia claimed to be part of its territory. The Read More …

14 reported dead after Kenya hotel attack claimed by Somali Islamists

Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least 14 people and sending workers diving under desks from an attack claimed by Somali Islamist group al Shabaab. Eight hours after the Read More …

Shabaab remains major security threat to Kenya

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas has been degraded. The International Crisis Group, a conflict-prevention think tank, in a report released on Read More …

South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya strengthen implementation of cross-border disease surveillance and outbreak response in East Africa

The Republic of South Sudan hosted a joint cross-border multi-sectoral disease surveillance meeting in Nimule, South Sudan from 24-26 April, 2018. Experts drawn from human, animal, environmental health and immigration sectors of South Sudan, Uganda, and Kenya deliberated mechanisms to Read More …