Somali Forces Sweep Kismayo after Attacks - Report

Somali forces reportedly arrested dozens of alleged Al Shabaab fighters during a security sweep in the southern port city of Kismayo after accusations that the militia group attacked several army bases.

A woman stands at her meat kiosk in a market area in Kismayu (file photo): Fears of more attacks have gripped the port city.

  • Somalia:  Somali Army Bases in Kismayo Came Under Attacks

    Shabelle Media Network, 15 October 2012

    String of attacks have rocked on Monday across Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, 500 Km south of Mogadishu, wounding scores of people, including government soldiers, ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Double Explosion Kills Civilian in Kismayo

    Garowe Online, 10 October 2012

    Two explosions in the port city of Kismayo killed a civilian and injured others on Wednesday, Garowe Online reports. read more »

  • Somalia:  After Kismayo - What Next for Al-Shabaab and Somalia?

    African Arguments, 10 October 2012

    After a long wait, the Kenya Army finally entered the southern Somali port of Kismayo on 28 September, following an attack by sea, air and ground forces. Kenya deserves some praise ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Roadside Bomb Kills Two and Injures Five in Kismayu

    Shabelle Media Network, 9 October 2012

    At least two people were killed and five others injured in a huge roadside bomb explosion inn Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, the latest in series of attacks against ... read more »

  • Ethiopia:  Amisom's Victory Opens New Chapter for Somali Stability - Minister

    Ethiopian Press Agency, 5 October 2012

    Minister of National Defence Siraj Fegessa said that the weakening of Al-Shabaab contributes to the advancement of Somalia's politics, a news posted on the Ministry of Foreign ... read more »