By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Anti-Terrorist Response Teams In All Major Cities In The UK; David Cameron

April 1, 2016: UK’s David Cameron has announced creation of teams in regions outside London to respond to potential attacks that will be fully equipped to respond to round the clock threats. New specialist More...

By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Germany Takes Command Of EU’s Somalia’s Counter-Piracy Operation Atalanta, Promises Enhanced Military Cooperation

Germany's Rear Admiral Jan Kaack flagship FGS BayernHighlights: Germany has taken command of the EU Naval Force Somalia counter-piracy dubbed ‘Operation Atalanta’ and will hold the mantle for More...

By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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EU Imposes Asset Freezes Against Top Libyan Leaders Opposing The UN-Backed Unity Government

Nouri Abusahmain- president of Libya’s General National Congress in TripoliApril 1, 2016, Brussels-Belgium: 3 Libyan political leaders opposing the UN-backed internationally recognized unity government More...

By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Puntland State Imposes Stringent Security Measures To Ward Off Al Shabaab Fleeing South Somalia

April 1, 2016: Authorities in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland have introduced new security measures aimed at averting further al Shabaab attacks following a deadly suicide attack in Galkayo on More...

By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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US Pledges Addition $335 Million To Ukraine; Improving Armed Forces, National Guard And Border Patrol

Highlights: The United States has pledged to Ukraine an addition $335 million in security aid to help boost its military strength. The aid however is attached to a prerequisite that Ukraine pushes ahead with More...

By Beth Muthoni On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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2 Dead, 15 Injured In Nightly Grenade Attack On Minority-Muslim Mosque In Beldweyne 

April 1, 2016:  A mosque in Beldweyne town was the target of a bomb attack during the Isha prayers. The overnight bomb attack is reported to have killed two people and injured at least 15 others. The target More...

By Beth Muthoni On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Boko Harams Spiritual Headquarters In Alargano Captured By Nigerian Troops After 10-Day Siege

Maiduguri-Nigeria, March 30, 2016: Following a 10-day siege on Alargano, the Nigerian troops were able to capture Boko Haram’s spiritual headquarters according to head of counter-insurgency operations in More...

By Beth Muthoni On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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28 Dead, 0ver 360 Houses Torched, 10,000 Displaced In Western Uganda’s Post-Election Violence; Troops Deployed

Kampala-Uganda, March 30, 2016: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has ordered the deployment of additional troops to the country’s west where tribal and post-election violence has erupted leaving More...

By Beth Muthoni On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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200 Police Recruits Start Training In Kismayo; Rebuilding, Restructuring Somalia’s Police Force

March 30, 2016: At least 200 new Somali recruits officially commenced their 3-month training in Jubbaland State on March 29th.  They are the first batch of 600 police officers expected to undergo police training More...

By Beth Muthoni On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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United Nations Helicopter Attack Uganda Rebel Positions In Democratic Republic Of Congo

Kinshasa-DRC: UN helicopters attacked Ugandan Rebels who are active in the Democratic republic of Congo’s (DRC) volatile east in an operation that inflicted huge losses to the rebels. The operation was More...

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