Tag: Kismayo

  • Charcoal funds terrorism

    Illegal activity rakes in millions. Charcoal Smuggling Finances Somali Terrorist Groups Terrorists are making over $7 million a year by smuggling charcoal illegally out of Somalia, according to estimates by┬áthe […]

  • Somalia’s illegal charcoal trade

    Charcoal trade has raised huge sums for Somalia’s terror group, al Shabaab. Somalia to Involve EU Naval Forces, Interpol and Amisom to Curb Illegal Charcoal Trade Somalia government on Saturday […]

  • Piracy, smuggling & migrants

    EU policy has stagnated while illegal migrant routes proliferate. Inside the Deadly Pirate Corridor Where Migrants Escape to Europe by Michael Scott Moore Ahmed was 23 when he left his […]

  • Foreign navies help reduce piracy

    Africa Focus: Foreign navies help reduce piracy in 2014: experts NAIROBI, Dec. 24 (Xinhua) — Global efforts to combat piracy in the Horn of Africa region have helped in reducing […]

  • Capture of Kismayo to boost growth in maritime sector

    According to Kenya Maritime Authority C.E.O. Nancy Karigithu, capture of Kismayo will reduce insurance premium and consequently lower freight charges. MOMBASA (Xinhua) — Kenya said on Thursday successful capture of […]

  • 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 […]

  • Air Strikes

    An Al Shabaab commander as well as residents have claimed that helicopters attacked military camps near the southern city of Kismayo. Two Al Shabaab fighters were said to have been […]