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Kenya deploys military forces to four strife-torn northern counties

18 March 2017 08:18:19 WN.com - Africa News

by Chris Mgidu and Christine Lagat NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenyatta said the Kenya Defense Forces would complement regular police and reservists in Baringo, Elgeyo Marakwet, West Pokot and Laikipia to combat a wave of insecurity there. He said the deployment would also aid disarmament and surrender of...

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Kenya: NE MP opposes calls to pull KDF troops out Somalia

01 February 2017 15:05:48 WN.com - Africa News

Dadaab MP Mohamed Dahir� has opposed calls for withdrawal of Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) troops from Somalia. The MP whose constituency borders Somalia to the East, says that pulling KDF ......

Vice All News Time01 February 2017 15:05:48


Defense Forces report 'Al-Shabaab strike on military camp foiled'

27 January 2017 16:57:44 WN.com - Africa News

NAIROBI (Xinhua) -- Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) spokesman Col. Paul Njuguna said the Friday morning attack on the Kenyan military camp at Kulbiyow by the Islamist group Al-Shabaab had failed, and Kenyan soldiers are now pursuing the attackers. "There was an attempted attack at 5:00 a.m. (0200 GMT) on Friday but the attackers were repulsed and are...

Vice All News Time27 January 2017 16:57:44


The BIG QUESTION: Is Hon Moses Kuria’s Bill of Self Defense TARGETING ‘Kalenjins’ in 2022? HERE Is The Brief Analysis, For Those Who Know !

16 December 2016 07:29:00 Kenya Today

While many people see Moses Kuria’s “self-defense” Bill as targeting opposition supporters in post-2017 scenario; I ARGUE that the real impact of the Law will come in 2022. Most Kikuyu politicians still justify the brutal killings, rapes and forceful circumcisions that the Mungiki perpetrated in 2008 as consequential actions which occurred in self-defense. Kikuyu politicians, The post The BIG QUESTION: Is Hon Moses Kuria’s Bill of Self Defense TARGETING ‘Kalenjins’ in 2022? HERE Is The Brief Analysis, For Those Who Know ! appeared first on Kenya Today .

Vice All News Time16 December 2016 07:29:00


53rd anniversary of independence celebrated in Kenya

13 December 2016 22:48:53 China Daily > World News

Soldiers from the Kenya Defense Force march during the celebrations to mark the 53rd anniversary of the nation's independence at Nyayo National Stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 12, 2016.

Vice All News Time13 December 2016 22:48:53


Kenya: Establish Commission of Inquiry into Violations by Security Agencies

12 December 2016 09:29:03 WN.com - Africa News

President Uhuru Kenyatta should urgently establish a commission of inquiry to investigate reports of extrajudicial killings, enforced disappearances, torture, and ill-treatment of detainees by the security forces, eight Kenyan and international human rights organizations said in a letter to the president on Saturday as the world marks International Human Rights Day. Human rights organizations and media outlets have found credible evidence that units of the Kenyan security forces, including Kenya Police Service, the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF), the Kenya Wildlife Service, (KWS), and the National Intelligence Service (NIS), have killed, disappeared, and tortured people suspected of being...

Vice All News Time12 December 2016 09:29:03


Kenya: Kenya Completes Border Fence With Somalia

05 December 2016 10:06:33 AllAfrica News: Latest

The fencing of three kilometers of the Kenya-Somalia border is complete after the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) took over its construction over two months ago. The project, initiated by the Ministry of Interior in 2015, has since been switched to wire fencing along the porous border.

Vice All News Time05 December 2016 10:06:33


President Elect Donald Trump to Appoint Malik Obama AMBASSADOR to Kenya

11 November 2016 11:39:46 Kenya Today

TRUMP-FORCE 1 arrives in DC. Arlington Air-force Base, Trump in White House now meeting Obama…Newt Gingrich, PhD, former Clinton era Ultra Rightwing Speaker, and author, very smart dude, tipped to become Sec of State. Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, Trump’s National Security campaign advisor may also fit the bill, as Defense Secretary, Attorney General, Homeland Sec The post President Elect Donald Trump to Appoint Malik Obama AMBASSADOR to Kenya appeared first on Kenya Today .

Vice All News Time11 November 2016 11:39:46


Kenya Nominates Amb. Amina C. Mohamed for Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Trade of Kenya)

04 October 2016 10:19:55 WN.com - Europe News

(Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs & International Trade of Kenya) STATEMENT BY H.E. UHURU KENYATTA, CGH, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE KENYA DEFENSE FORCES ON THE NOMINATION OF HON. DR. AMINA C. MOHAMED AS THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION (AUC) In 2013, I appointed Ambassador Amina C. Mohamed, my Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Since then, Ambassador Mohamed has steered our diplomatic engagement to greater heights. We have benefitted tremendously from regional and international engagements of national and continental significance. Today, in...

Vice All News Time04 October 2016 10:19:55


Jubbaland Agrees Kenya to Lead War On Al Shabaab

17 August 2016 12:18:15 WN.com - Africa News

The president of Jubbaland Interim Administration Ahmed Madobe gave an olive branch to Kenyan Defense forces in his region to lead offensive against Al Shabaab. ......

Vice All News Time17 August 2016 12:18:15