Agony Over Kenyan Hostages Held in Somalia

Families of Kenyans abducted in the town of Wajir by Al-Shabaab militia are appealing to the government to negotiate with the group for their release.

Weapons seized from suspected Al Shabaab members (file photo): Families of Kenyans abducted by Al-Shabaab are appealing to the government to help bring them back safely.

  • Kenya:  Security Operation Disrupts Livelihoods in Kenya's Lamu

    UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 11 February 2013

    As Kenyan security forces work to ward-off Al-Shabab insurgents, the military operation and the continuing insecurity in Kiunga, a remote border town in the coastal district of ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Officers to Get Anti - Terror Skills

    The Star, 9 February 2013

    MOMBASA Anti-Terror Unit Police officers have been flown out for special training. The state intends to use the officers as witnesses in the trial of the seven terror suspects ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Gunman Kills, Escapes in Garissa Town

    The Star, 8 February 2013

    One person was yesterday afternoon killed and another seriously injured after a gunman spayed the vehicle they were travelling in with bullets in Garissa town. read more »

  • Kenya:  Family of Abductees Appeals to Alshabaab

    The Star, 7 February 2013

    The families of the two Kenyans abducted by Alshabaab last year are appealing to the group to release them unconditionally and not to kill them on the 14th of this month as ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Gunmen Kill Civilian in Garissa

    Sabahi, 7 February 2013

    Unknown gunmen killed a civilian and injured another in Garissa on Thursday (February 7th). read more »

  • Kenya:  Amisom Forces Kill Five Alshabaab Militia Men

    The Star, 7 February 2013

    African Forces in Somalia have killed five Alshabaab militants in an encounter along the main supply route between Mudale and Busaar in Somalia. Several other militants escaped ... read more »