What is Derailing Fight Against Somalia's Al-Shabaab?
Lack of cooperation between locals and security agencies has been cited for the government's failure to wipe out Al-Shabaab in three counties, three years since Operation Linda Boni aimed at wiping out the militia group was launched.
Shabelle, 31 January 2018
On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab… Read more »
Shabelle, 30 January 2018
At least 3 soldiers and a commander were killed and others injured following heavy fighting with Al Shabaab militants in Bay region, in the south part of the Horn of Africa nation. Read more »
East African, 31 January 2018
A combination of family ties, the desire to avenge ill-treated loved ones and economic distress is driving some young Kenyan women into the arms of Somali terrorist group Al… Read more »
Al-Shabaab has threatened and abducted civilians in Somalia's Bay region to force communities to hand over their children for indoctrination and military training. Read more »