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President Bashir asked Kenya to consider importing fabric for security personnel uniforms from Sudan. "I take this opportunity to ask Kenya to consider purchasing uniforms, including those for the military, from our country as we commit ourselves to increasing purchase of tea from your country," said ...
Kenya could lose half of its maize crop and face a massive food crisis following an invasion of the Fall armyworm. Although the ministry of .... "When they get into a farm they begin by laying many eggs, then attack the farm like an 'army', sweeping across it relentlessly," he said. The affected maize ...

A total of 257 people were killed, most of them military, the defence ministry said. Ten crew and other people described as family members also died, and a number of survivors were being treated at an army hospital, the ministry added. A member of Algeria's ruling FLN party told the private Ennahar ...
Tanzania and Uganda were included in that grouping, while Kenya was not due to what the study's authors said was insufficient data on Kenyan agro-ecological zones, ... The "army" reference stems from the insect's relentless march during which it destroys targets and then advances to a new field of battle.
... against Kenyan military camp in southern Somalia on Monday, April 9, Garowe Online reports. Local residents, who requested anonymity confirmed to GO that they heard blasts and sustained gunfire after armed extremists raided army base belonging to Kenya Defence Forces [KDF] in Fahfahdun village. Al-Shabab Gedo

Women and children are among those fleeing after the Ethiopian military opened fire on civilians near Moyale. More than 5,000 Ethiopians have fled their homes and crossed the Kenyan border. The exodus comes after the Ethiopian military "mistakenly" shot nine civilians near the border town of Moyale.
The full extent of deception and corruption in the recruitment of military personnel was laid bare yesterday, when hundreds of hopeful recruits were turned away for having fake Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) calling letters at the Moi Barracks Recruit Training School (RTS) in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.
And Kenyan leaders should publicly voice their concern over the increased military aggression that causes Ethiopians to flee into Kenya. Kenya, and East Africa more broadly, need a stable and prosperous Ethiopia. Adding the voice of a trusted ally like Kenya to the many tens of millions of Ethiopians ...
Ituri is the latest part of the Democratic Republic of Congo to descend into bloodshed since President Joseph Kabila's refusal to step aside at the end of his mandate in 2016 undermined the legitimacy of the state. Army spokesman Jules Ngongo said clashes happened around the villages of Jemi and Penyi ...
Kenyan leaders should publicly voice their concern over the increased military aggression that causes Ethiopians to flee into Kenya. ... Confirming the incident, the Minister of Defense, admitted that the army had acted on failed intelligence as it sought to intercept members of a banned group – the Oromo ...
Kenya and Tanzania sharply cut their purchase of military weapons last year even as Uganda made a comeback to emerge the top spender on arms in East ... Kenya slashed its spending by half to Sh1.3 billion from Sh2.8 billion a year earlier while Tanzania didn't make any purchase, according to a report ...
"I think of the hand axes as the Swiss army knife of the Stone Age," says paleoanthropologist Rick Potts, director of the Human Origins program at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and one of the lead scientists in a new study by a team of international scientists. The researchers also found that the ...
A military helicopter crashed in southwest Senegal, killing eight people and injuring 13 others, the army said on Thursday. Senegalese army spokesperson Abdou Ndiaye told Reuters the Mi17 helicopter was traveling from the southern Casamance region to the capital Dakar on Wednesday with 20 ...
The Kenyan part of Moyale town is staring at a possible humanitarian crisis. The town straddles the porous Ethiopian-Kenyan border and the number of refugees fleeing a military operation in Ethiopia is rising by the hour. Education has been crippled in the Kenyan town as schools closed down to host the ...
Ethiopian security forces have mistakenly killed nine civilians in the town of Moyale located on the country's border with Kenya, a pro-government blogger says citing the Command Post. Daniel Berhane wrote on Facebook that the Command Post administering the February 16 state of emergency said a ...
About 5,000 Ethiopians have crossed into Kenya seeking refuge since March 10, the Kenyan Red Cross Society said, after several civilians were killed in what the Ethiopian military said was a botched security operation targeting militants. Ethiopian state media reported Sunday that soldiers had been ...

At Least 2,000 Ethiopians Flee to Kenya After Botched Military Operation ... ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - More than 2,000 Ethiopians have crossed into Kenya seeking refuge, the Kenyan Red Cross Society said, after several civilians were killed in what the Ethiopian military said was a botched security ...
Military personnel wearing protective coveralls work to remove a vehicle as part of the ongoing investigation in connection with poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter on March 12, 2018 near Middle Winterslow. Porton Down lab identified the nerve gas used to poison the Russian ex-spy. PHOTO ...
ADDIS ABABA, March 13 (Reuters) - More than 2,000 Ethiopians have crossed into Kenya seeking refuge, the Kenyan Red Cross Society said, after several civilians were killed in what the Ethiopian military said was a botched security operation targeting militants. Addis Ababa announced on Sunday that soldiers had been ...
Kenya's main opposition alliance was cast into disarray after its leader Raila Odinga broke ranks and agreed to a truce with President Uhuru Kenyatta ... the same initials as the rebel army but now standing as Spanish initials for the Common Alternative Revolutionary Force, made a miserable showing at ...
Africa's solidarity with Palestine will take centre stage in Kenya and South Africa, as both countries gear up to host Israeli Apartheid Week. Picture: ... The aim of IAW is to raise awareness about Israel's military occupation and apartheid policies towards Palestinians, as well as to build support for the Boycott, ...
Ali has directed Shabaab's Kenyan operations for the past six years and is believed to be responsible for hundreds of deaths. The State Department says Ali coordinated the January 2016 attack on a Kenya military base in El Adde, Somalia, that ranks as the worst military defeat in Kenyan history. At least ...
Ali has directed Shabaab's Kenyan operations for the past six years and is believed responsible for hundreds of deaths. KDF ATTACK. The State Department says Ali coordinated the January 2016 attack on a Kenya military base in el Adde that ranks as the worst military defeat in Kenyan history. At least ...
The Kenyan government has asked parliament to pass a bill proposing the establishment of the Kenya Coast Guard Service (KCGS), a maritime security ... the Public Service Commission, while trained security service personnel drawn from the police, army and intelligence services will form its rank and file.
A military aide rushes in to straighten Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta's jacket pocket as he and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson stand for ... actions like shutting down independent TV stations and threatening the independence of the courts," Tillerson told a news conference in the Kenyan capital.
On security, the President said the long-standing mutually enhanced security and military collaboration between Kenya and the US has played a big role ... out that although Kenyan institutions - including the judiciary, security services and the election body, IEBC - were also tested, they emerged stronger.
2016 assault on a Kenyan base in El Adde, Somalia. The United Nations later found that “150 Kenyan soldiers were killed during the attack, making it the largest military defeat in Kenyan history.” Additionally, 11 kenyan soldiers were captured. [See LWJ reports, Shabaab overruns African Union base in ...
A young Kenyan soldier is likely to lose his job or face dire consequence after firing a deadly assault gun and risking lives on live video. The soldier ... Worried and confused, the soldier who was inside one of Kenya's army barracks cut his video shot and acted as if nothing had happened. To cover his ...
A state of emergency was swiftly imposed but protests in the restive Oromia region have continued. Tillerson was due to meet with Ethiopian officials on Thursday afternoon before flying to tiny Djibouti, host to sprawling military bases owned by the US, China, Japan, France, and Italy. He will then visit Kenya ...
Shortly after, he was joined by Kenya's military band, Maroon Commandos, led by the late Habel Kifoto. They soon opened up for other bands like Rhumba Japan, Bilenge Musica, Mangelepa, L'Acromenege Stars, Viva Mosukusuku, Isso la Isso, Vundumuna, Station Japan and Generation Wenge. Others ...
Muluka said principals Kalonzo Musyoka (would-be People's Deputy President, Wiper), Musalia Mudavadi (ANC) and Moses Wetang'ula (Ford Kenya) had agreed to meet that morning before proceeding to Uhuru Park. "I was there and I was waiting. Even Boni Khalwale (former Kakamega Senator) was ...
U.S. service members who deploy to some other African nations — Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, and Sudan — were already eligible for hostile fire pay, according to the Department of Defense website. The U.S. military training mission in Niger gained international attention in October after a dozen ...
Two Navy SEALs under investigation in the death of an Army Green Beret in Africa changed their story to investigators from when the death was first reported to after the autopsy revealed ... The forces are divided up, with more than 4,000 of those personnel in Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya, the general said.
“Military operations are having some success in weakening the group while creating space for the Somalis to undertake the political reconciliation and economic reform necessary to defeat the forces of extremism over the longer term,” the US official wrote in response to a Nation query about the status of ...
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) take part in a military parade to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the foundation of the army at the ... China's increase in military spending for 2018, the biggest rise in three years, was proportionate and low, and Beijing had not been goaded into an ...
Kenya's military bought seven fighter jets from Jordan that were later found to be defective, and they are now being used as sources of spare parts, the Auditor-General has reported. ... This was at the Kenyan embassy in Thailand (Sh8.7 million), South Korea (Sh2.2 million) and Mogadishu (Sh13.7 million).
The agreement authorised US access to Kenyan air and naval facilities and the rapid staging of US forces in Kenya and expansion of Mombasa airfield to accommodate the Lockheed C-141 "Starlifter", the US military's first jet-powered troop and cargo carrier -- and perhaps the most important aircraft in the ...
Kenya's military bought seven fighter jets from Jordan that were later found to be defective, and they are now being used as sources of spare parts, the Auditor-General has reported. ... This was at the Kenyan embassy in Thailand (Sh8.7 million), South Korea (Sh2.2 million) and Mogadishu (Sh13.7 million).
A military barrier is placed along a street leading to Burkina Faso's army headquarters in the capital Ougadougou, Burkina Faso. (Photo: Reuters). Attackers in Burkina Faso's capital killed eight people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated assault on the army headquarters and French embassy that ...
A suicide bomber rammed a car into a Somali military base about 30 km (20 miles) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, on Friday, killing one soldier, the military said. The attack, claimed by the militant group al Shabaab, occurred shortly before Friday prayers, when the base was almost empty, Major ...
Jody Babineaux is serving overseas with the 831st Transportation Battalion, loading and unloading military ships that come into seaports in Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Kenya and Saudi Arabia. Despite his demanding duties, Babineaux managed to show his support for his young son Mathieu by organizing a ...
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - A Kenyan official says five police officers have been killed in a suspected extremist attack in the country's northern Mandera ..... OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) - Gunfire and explosions rocked Burkina Faso's capital Friday, by the army headquarters and in a neighborhood that ...
Rex Tillerson, the US Secretary of State, will visit Chad, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya and Nigeria, Mar. 6-13. In a statement, the US State Department says ... But beyond military and counter terrorism efforts, the rest of Trump's Africa policy remains unclear. But in truth, most ordinary Africans associate Trump ...
MANDERA, Kenya, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Five Kenyan police officers were killed early Friday after suspected Al-Shabaab militants attacked two camps ... The attacks have occured despite efforts by the Kenyan military to flush out the extremist group by capturing their military bases and killing scores of them.
Clearly this was a well-planned and coordinated attack, and it calls into question the measures that have been put in place by the Kenyan government to secure that part of the country." Al-Shabab has frequently attacked Kenya, hitting civilian targets in retaliation for Kenya's involvement in military action ...
Combined joint task force of the Somali National Army (SNA) and Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) AMISOM contingent killed 23 members of Al-Shabaab terror group in Fahfahdun town situated in the South West prefecture of Gedo Province of Somalia. KDF conducted an assault targeting the new base of the ...
The Ministry of Defence has moved to secure the Exclusive Economic Zone along the Kenyan coast to aid in tapping into the Blue Economy. President Uhuru Kenyatta blueprint of the four pillar strategy has seen the ministry of defense moving to provide the enabling environment for growth of the Blue ...
Most of the youths who turned up for the Kenya Defence Forces recruitment in Igembe North, Meru county were turned away due to decayed and missing ... The officer also added that most of those who turned up for the exercise in Nyambene had lower academic grades than what the military required.
One possible explanation for the action is that the Kenyan Defence Force was eager to show that it could actually fight a war. In the run up to the action, the Kenyan military had been stung by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's mocking remark that it was a “career army” ill-equipped to face a guerrilla ...


 

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