Tag: Al-shabaab

  • Coastal security after threat

    Pirates have previously attacked resort in Lamu. Kenya police beef up security in coastal region over terror threats The Kenyan authorities on Thursday issued a terror alert following leaked information […]

  • Militants take Somali port

    al Shabaab take over former pirate town. Somali militants seize small port in Puntland region By Abdiqani Hassan Somali al Shabaab fighters have seized a small port in the semi-autonomous […]

  • Puntland raises security

    Recent seizure by CMF prompts security hike. Somalia: Puntland to boost surveillance after weapons haul off Oman GAROWE, Somalia-Puntland government in northern Somalia has issued new orders in a bid to […]

  • al Shabaab, pirates working together

    Groups have often traded hostages with each other. Al-Shabaab and pirate work together: Galmudug Official BY WARKA Cooperation between Somalia’s Al-Shabab fighters and pirate gangs  is what becomes clear and obvious as […]

  • India to assist Somalia security

    India looks to build bridges with IOR neighbours. India to assist Somalia  in security India has assured Somalia to assist it in security sector even as the two countries have […]

  • Tebbut kidnapping back in news

    Secret MI6 document suggests British government failed to communicate a threat and later ignored an unjust conviction. Exclusive: UK under pressure over Kenya kidnapping Clayton Swisher, Will Jordan A secret […]

  • US wants Kenya to adopt new port security

    New regs would boost security. US Proposes New Cargo Regulations to Boost Surveillance At Kenya Ports By Allan Odhiambo The US is proposing radical changes in Kenya’s port cargo handling […]

  • 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates

    Former hostage Michael Scott Moore’s story. My 977 days held hostage by Somali pirates Michael Scott Moore was kidnapped by Somali pirates in 2012. For the first time, he tells […]

  • Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit underway

    Somali reps in attendance. African Security and Counter-Terrorism Summit gets underway Written by Jonathan Katzenellenbogen The growing threat of jihadist terrorism, organised crime, and other African security challenges will be […]

  • Somaliland puts seized weapons on display

    Tensions with Puntland remain. Somalia: Somaliland puts seized weapons shipment on display Despite growing concerns by Puntland, Somaliland’s separatist administration has put seized weapons shipment on public display, Garowe Online […]