U.S. Says Launched 30 Airstrikes in 2017 Explains Mission in Somalia

[Dalsan Radio] A security team from the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment provides security for a C-130J May 26, 2017, during a cargo mission in Somalia, supporting the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Increasing U.S. airstrikes against t…

[Dalsan Radio] A security team from the 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment provides security for a C-130J May 26, 2017, during a cargo mission in Somalia, supporting the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa. Increasing U.S. airstrikes against the extremist group al-Shabab are part of an effort to buy time for the fledgling Somalian military.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Bukhungu’s Renovation to World-Class Facility On

[Nation] Bukhungu Stadium’s newly renovated facilities will be put to the test starting Sunday when the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup begins with the opening match at the facility.

[Nation] Bukhungu Stadium's newly renovated facilities will be put to the test starting Sunday when the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup begins with the opening match at the facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

AFRICAM – New Leaders Are Best Hope to End the Nation’s Dysfunction

[Shabelle] Somalia’s new government offers the country its best chance for “lasting peace in over a generation,” and the U.S. military will continue to build up local forces to fight Islamic militants rooted there, U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.

[Shabelle] Somalia's new government offers the country its best chance for "lasting peace in over a generation," and the U.S. military will continue to build up local forces to fight Islamic militants rooted there, U.S. Africa Command said Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Ambushes Hiran Governor’s Convoy Near Beledweyne

[Shabelle] Somalia National Army (SNA) on Friday killed 11 Al-Shabaab militants and injured several others in a fierce fighting in a town in Hiraan region in central Somalia.

[Shabelle] Somalia National Army (SNA) on Friday killed 11 Al-Shabaab militants and injured several others in a fierce fighting in a town in Hiraan region in central Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somali With Fake Swedish Travel Documents Nabbed in Philippine

[Shabelle] The Bureau of Immigration (BI) recently intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 a Somali national who attempted to go to the United Kingdom by pretending to be a Swedish citizen.

[Shabelle] The Bureau of Immigration (BI) recently intercepted at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 2 a Somali national who attempted to go to the United Kingdom by pretending to be a Swedish citizen.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Crash Claims 21, Declared State of National Disaster

[The Herald] Twenty one health workers died, while 48 others were injured, when a Matabeleland North Provincial Malaria Control Vehicle they were travelling in failed to negotiate a curve and overturned before landing on its roof in Tsholotsho on Satur…

[The Herald] Twenty one health workers died, while 48 others were injured, when a Matabeleland North Provincial Malaria Control Vehicle they were travelling in failed to negotiate a curve and overturned before landing on its roof in Tsholotsho on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe