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September 12, 2017 11:03 AM KDF discover key al Shabaab hideouts inside Boni Forest

Officers conducting the ongoing multi-agency security Operation Linda Boni in Lamu county have discovered and flattened three key al Shabaab hideouts at Lango la Simba in Witu Division of Lamu West. According to Linda Boni Operation Director Joseph Kanyiri who was speaking during a security meeting at Mahrus Hotel in Lamu Island on Sunday, September 5

September 11, 2017 8:24 AM 180 Somali soldiers escape to Mandera after Bullahawa Al Shabaab attack

More than 180 solders of Somali National Army escaped to Mandera after Al Shabaab attacked their camp in neighbouring Bullahawa town Monday morning. At least a dozen of them had injuries when they arrived at the Kenyan border and were admitted to Mandera hospitals, officials said. Others included 14 civilians. Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) came to the help of the SNA in Bullahawa 1

August 20, 2017 2:37 PM KDF to bomb Boni forest to flush out militants

Residents of Boni Forest in Lamu County have been issued with a 48 hour ultimatum to relocate to safer areas to pave way for an aerial bombardment by the Kenya Defense Forces to flush out Al-Shabaab militants. Operation Linda Boni Director Joseph Kanyiri called on all residents, especially the herders, to vacate the surrounding areas to avoid being killed 3

August 13, 2017 1:02 PM Raila Odinga addresses supporters in Kibra, calls for work boycott on Monday

Opposition leader Raila Odinga has said that the National Super Alliance (NASA) will announce the next move on Tuesday, August 15 after disputing election results released by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Friday night. Raila, flanked by Siaya Senator-elect James Orengo and Kibra MP-elect Ken Okoth accused the Government 5

August 7, 2017 9:03 PM NASA withdraws claims against KDF after assurance that military will not take part in elections

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has said that it will not play any role in security operations during the elections. As a result, National Super Alliance (NASA) has withdrawn an application it filed in court to stop deployment of KDF personnel to maintain peace during and after the elections. High Court judges Joseph Onguto, Chacha Mwita and Roseline 3

August 1, 2017 9:23 AM KDF Spokesperson Joseph Owuoth alive and kicking

It has been barely two weeks since the National Super Alliance (NASA) issued a statement – suggesting the alleged involvement of the military forces in the upcoming elections. According to gubernatorial aspirant Prof. Anyang Nyong’o, KDF Spokesperson Colonel Joseph Owuoth had gone missing. Owuoth is the same person that confirmed NASA’s statement, saying 29

August 1, 2017 8:39 AM I'm OK, says KDF Spokesman Joseph Owuoth

Kenya Defence Forces spokesman Joseph Owuoth has denied claims by his family and politicians that he is missing. "I'm okay and I don't know where these reports are coming from. I'm okay and at work," he said. His reaction came hours after his family claimed they could not trace him. The family also claimed Col Owuoth had been sent on compulsory leave 5

July 31, 2017 4:46 PM Police finally release identity of man who attacked home of DP Ruto

The man who carried out a daring attack on Deputy President William Ruto's rural home in Sugoi on Saturday, July 29, has finally been identified. Police said the attacker has been identified as Mohamed Ibrahim Mohamed from Mandera County. Abdullahi was identified after extensive fingerprint and DNA testing process. He is reported to have masqueraded 5

July 30, 2017 11:09 AM MPs differ on law allowing military deployment in civilian zones

The Kenya Defence Forces (Amendment) Act allows deployment of the military to handle internal security matters that should ordinarily be the work of the National Police Service. Though the intent of the repeal to the parent Act was to deal with threats posed by the Somalia’s Al-Shabaab terrorists who continue to carrying out deadly attacks in Kenya 10

July 29, 2017 10:25 AM Govt refutes NASA claims of military, police involvement to rig elections

Cabinet Secretaries Raychelle Omamo and Fred Matiangi who is incharge of the Interior Ministry termed the claims as “baseless and only meant to cause unnecessary tension in the country.” The claims were made by NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga earlier this week before his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka provided several correspondence letters, he alleged 2