Tag: kenya

  • Heroin haul leads to terror link

    Seizure of 1,023 kg heroin near the coastline of Kenya reveal that the drug trading was meant to generate funds to spread terror. Heroin haul leads to terror link AHMEDABAD: […]

  • Kenya, China pact to secure waters

    The Kenyan government has partnered with China in the use of modern technology to secure its borders and territorial waters. Kenya, China pact to secure borders, waters By SIMON NDONGA NAIROBI, […]

  • The Joys of Kenyan Jails

    Provision of education, healthcare and adequate food at Shimo la Tewa is no substitute for freedom, says repatriation expert Somali pirates find life in Kenyan jail more comfortable than on […]

  • Moving on Kismaayo

    After nearly a year in Somalia, Kenya is preparing to commence its assault on Kismaayo, Al-Shabaab’s strategic and financial outpost, and the current front line of the concerted counter-insurgency campaign […]

  • Kismayo Shelled

    In preparation for the ground forces to capture the port town of Kismayo, the Kenyan Navy has shelled the only remaining significant stronghold of al-Qaeda-linked militants Kenya navy shells Somali […]

  • The Wider Picture

       Somalia’s Piracy Compromises Its Neighbors The al Qaeda-allied Somali terrorists of Al-Shabaab (“The Youth”), and the pirates that comprise their “navy,” have repeatedly gained world attention—and then been forgotten. […]

  • Parents’ Tribute

    The parents of a former Royal Marine who collapsed and died in Kenya have paid tribute to their son, describing him as an action man. Ben Ryalls was working in […]

  • Security Threats to Kenya and East Africa

    This meeting is cancelled due to the sad passing of Minister Saitoti. For more information contact Africa Programme Coordinator Tighisti Amare. 20 June 2012 – 18.00 – 19.00 GMT Chatham House Food […]

  • Somali Piracy Drops

    Kenya’s Parliamentary Defence and Foreign Relations Committee has heard testimonies from the Ministers of the Interior, Defence, and Foreign Affairs on how Al-Shabab has disrupted the economy through abduction of […]

  • Weather Window

    According to NATO, the high level of activity off the Somali/Kenya Border indicates this as an area of great concern to vessels, and as improved weather conditions allow, increased piracy […]