Kenya has borne the brunt of Al-Shabaab attacks outside Somalia. Over the past decade, the group has attacked Kenya at least 30 times, leaving over 600 citizens and scores of foreigners dead, thousands injured and millions of US.. dollars lost in damages to infrastructure - both public and private, write Mohamed Daghar, Duncan E Omondi Gumba and Akinola Olojo for Institute for Security Studies.
KDF soldiers on guard in Pandanguo Village in Lamu (file photo).
VOA, 22 January 2020
One of the most senior foreign fighters with Somali militant group al-Shabab says he has defected and is now in Mogadishu with the Somali government. Read more »
East African, 20 January 2020
The increased number of attacks by Somali terrorist group al Shabaab in Kenya and Somalia could lead to security chiefs rethinking their counter-terrorism policy. Read more »
Nation, 19 January 2020
Security agencies in Lamu have repulsed a group of about 50 heavily armed suspected Al-Shabaab militants who attempted to attack Pandanguo Village in Witu Division. Read more »
Nation, 18 January 2020
"An elite group of soldiers from Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen's 'Martyrdom Brigade' launched a daring dawn raid on a US naval base known as 'Camp Simba' in Lamu County, Kenya",… Read more »
East African, 11 January 2020
Terror group al-Shabaab chose the closing days of 2019 and the first of this year to engage in a series of blood-curling attacks. Read more »
In a 10-point plan for his ministry, Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has said that he will concentrate on countering terrorism, police reforms, cleaning up the ... Read more »
Four civilians and two suspected Al-Shabaab militants have been killed after attackers attempted to invade a police post in Dadaab, Garissa County. This comes two days after ... Read more »
Following the ambush at dawn, the Al-Shabaab issued a statement, saying there were "severe casualties on both Kenyan and American troops stationed there" but the U.S. Africa ... Read more »