Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:18
Shallow graves with 12 corpses including a woman's have been discovered in Lethe area of Arabia Ward in Mandera East constituency sparking fear of a return of extra-judicial killings in an area where police and military forces have been battling Al Shabaab militants.
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 06:12
The Pentagon said on Monday the U.S. killed a senior leader of the al-Shabaab extremist group last week, in an airstrike in Somalia. The spokesman also said the U.S. had confirmed that a 13 November airstrike killed a senior Islamic State leader in Libya known as Abu Nabil.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:59
The report examines the illegal trade in sugar and charcoal, and finds that senior KDF figures are involved in both. Even worse, in doing so they are collaborating with al-Shabaab, and providing the militant group with a vital source of revenue.
Monday, December 7, 2015 - 06:50
KDF jets yesterday carried out aerial bombing of two al Shabaab camps in Somalia's Lower Shabelle. This was hardly 12 hours after US drones hit and destroyed other camps in the south of the country.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:54
U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria James Entwistle said his country had concluded plans to send a team to Nigeria by January, as part of the Security Governance Initiative (SGI) effort.
Friday, December 4, 2015 - 06:27
Strong actions are needed, but they should be part of a coherent institutional framework.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:51
The fact that Salvadorans form part of the mercenary armies operating in Yemen is an open secret. A military intelligence source from the Salvadoran Ministry of Defense, speaking on the condition of anonymity, confirmed to the Americas Program that there are 100 Salvadorans carrying out operations of that type in Yemen.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 06:21
Some 800 retired special-forces veterans of the Colombian army will be fighting in Yemen soon as mercenary soldiers. It’s no surprise: Colombia is a star contributor to the U. S. project of orchestrating proxy warriors to enforce its global plan.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 06:01
The Syria-based Islamic State group has expanded its reach in Africa, courting Islamist extremists from Nigeria to Somalia while establishing a major nerve center close to Europe, a top leader of U.S. Africa Command told VOA.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 05:57
The U.S. Treasury singled out two leaders of the violent Boko Haram Islamist group in Africa for economic sanctions Tuesday, saying both are closely involved in deadly attacks in Nigeria.