Home Breaking news KENYA Issue dated 18/10/2011 Nairobi wants to create a buffer zone in Somalia Five years after Ethiopia invaded Somalia in 2006 to attempt to oust the Al-Shabaab Islamist extremists, the Kenyan armed forces [...] (276 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account On the same subject Breaking news KENYA SOMALIA 06/06/2013 Hassan Sheikh Mohamud sounds out Kenyatta The recent visit to Kenya of Somalian president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was motivated in part by concern over the ambiguity [...] SOMALIA 14/12/2012 Delicate birth of Jubaland Free Kenya and Ethiopia are still backing the plan to create a regional State of Jubaland around Kismayo. They would appear to have finally come to terms with the idea of a combined approach. [...] KENYA SOMALIA 09/12/2011 Nairobi goes to the Amisom The Kenyan army cannot afford to carry through the war that it has undertaken against al Shabaab. It now intends to do so through the African Union Mission on Somalia. [...] KENYA 25/11/2011 MRC in the ATPU sights Officers from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) are trying to prove that the Mombasa Republican Council is connected to Somalian Al-Shabaab radical Islamists. [...] SEYCHELLES 11/11/2011 Air Seychelles It's been economy time for the Seychelles national airline since [...] KENYA SOMALIA 11/11/2011 Which ally to help take Kismayo The Kenyan army is unlikely to alone launch an assault on the Somalian port of Kismayo, an al-Shabaab stronghold. It will have to choose its ally between Gandhi and Madobe. [...] Breaking news KENYA SOMALIA 07/11/2011 Gandhi’s plan to take Kismayo The plan to oust the al-Shabaab Islamist militia from the port of Kismayo and turn it into the capital of [...] Spotlight KENYA SOMALIA 28/10/2011 The risk of bogging down already looming The Kenyan military incursion into Somalia launched on 16 October against the Al-Shabaab Islamists has not to date resulted in any veritable terrestrial fighting. And yet it is already beginning to show signs of getting bogged down. [...] Spotlight HORN OF AFRICA 14/10/2011 The difficult search for hostage takers Active agents of the French Direction générale de la sécurité intérieure (DGSE) and servicemen in the Commandement des opérations spéciales (COS) have made many moves these last few days to try to locate the French hostage Marie Dedieu who was [. [...] KENYA UGANDA 21/01/2011 FBI and Interpol to the rescue The Kenyan and Ugandan security services are worried about the infiltration of certain Muslim NGOs by radical Islamists close to Al-Shabaab. [...] SOMALIA 08/10/2010 Spotlight on Al Shabaab weak spots The Strategic Studies Institute of the US Army War College has published a study examining the Somalian Islamist group's weak spots and how to exploit them. [...] SOMALIA 17/07/2009 An anti-Shabaab Islamist militia While radical Islamist insurgents are giving the TFG in Mogadishu a hard time, a rival Islamist militia is blocking their path in the centre of the country. [...] SOMALIA 21/11/2008 Al-Shabaab at the gates of Mogadishu Free The Al-Shabaab Islamist militia is closing in on Mogadishu. All signs are that it could regain power in the city in what looks like a replay of the events in 2006. [...] SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 SPECIAL OFFER 15% OFF your subscription to AfricaIntelligence.com - Region SUBSCRIBE Offer available until 31/07/2020 Previous Next Receive prompts for these topics KENYA Al-Shabaab Daniel Benjamin Gandhi Meles Zenawi Mohamed Abdi Philip Kameru WikiLeaks Create a freenotification What is a notification?