Burundi Sends Over 1,800 Fresh Soldiers to Somalia

[Shabelle] A total of 1,819 Burundian troops of the 44th and 45th battalions have started to replace the 38th and 39th battalions serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the Burundian army spokesman said Tuesday.

[Shabelle] A total of 1,819 Burundian troops of the 44th and 45th battalions have started to replace the 38th and 39th battalions serving in the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), the Burundian army spokesman said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Says Will Welcome Somali Refugees Returning Home

[Shabelle] The deputy Prime Minister of Somalia, Mahdi Mohamed Guled has announced that the Federal government will welcome the Somali refugees returning home from nighbouring countries.

[Shabelle] The deputy Prime Minister of Somalia, Mahdi Mohamed Guled has announced that the Federal government will welcome the Somali refugees returning home from nighbouring countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenya Blames Lamu Residents for Working With Al Shabaab

[Shabelle] Herders who were sent packing from Lamu County by security agencies on suspicion of being Alshabaab militants have now pitched camp at the Kipini border of Lamu and Tana River causing residents in the areas sleepless nights.

[Shabelle] Herders who were sent packing from Lamu County by security agencies on suspicion of being Alshabaab militants have now pitched camp at the Kipini border of Lamu and Tana River causing residents in the areas sleepless nights.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al Shabaab Claims Killing Kenyan Military Officer in Attack

[Shabelle] A Kenyan military officer was killed and an unknown number of others injured Monday after an armoured personnel carrier they were travelling in ran over a roadside explosive in Mandera county in the northeast of the country bordering Somalia…

[Shabelle] A Kenyan military officer was killed and an unknown number of others injured Monday after an armoured personnel carrier they were travelling in ran over a roadside explosive in Mandera county in the northeast of the country bordering Somalia, a government official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S., EU to Increase Fight Against Al Shabaab Militants

[Shabelle] A top European Union military leader visited Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss ways to further strengthen the strategic relationship between the two entities, Aug. 24.

[Shabelle] A top European Union military leader visited Headquarters U.S. Africa Command, in Stuttgart, Germany, to discuss ways to further strengthen the strategic relationship between the two entities, Aug. 24.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia