The Ethiopian forces guarding Bardelle airstrip in Baidoa adjudged the plane’s unusual flight towards the facility as a potential suicide mission and downed it, according to a report filed by the African Union Mission in Somalia. The troops’ rocket-propelled grenade shot down the light Kenyan-registered aircraft carrying supplies for use in the fight against COVID-19.
President Uhuru Kenyatta with his Somalia counterpart Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo (file photo).
The militant group’s activities appear to have intensified in Kenya’s coastal and northeastern regions, where it has deployed local recruits to collect millions of shillings … Read more »
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The African Union Mission in Somalia has announced that they have captured Jannale, a town approximately 90km south-west of the capital Mogadishu that has been used as a hub for … Read more »