Posts Tagged “#Terrorism in Kenya”

University Student Arrested After Causing Terror Scare in Nyeri County

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University Student Arrested After Causing Terror Scare in Nyeri County

Nyeri County Commissioner, Fredrick Shisia, on Friday confirmed that a student from Nyeri Polytechnic was arrested near Dedan Kimathi University on suspicion of wearing what appeared to be an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) explosive vest. Local residents alerted the police after spotting the young student donned in a peculiar gadget on his upper body that sparked up tension among locals….

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Arming of Private Security Guards Swings in Balance.

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Arming of Private Security Guards Swings in Balance.

  Following a series of terror attacks in Kenya the latest being the Dusit attack where 21 people lost their lives, government believed that if security guards at such premises where these attacks have always happened where armed with guns, the outcomes would be not so volatile lie they have been. More weapons will always…

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The Sarit Centre management addresses security concerns on purported alert

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The Sarit Centre management addresses security concerns on purported alert

Sarit Centre, on Wednesday, addressed the security alert message doing rounds on social media platforms especially WhatsApp warning of a possible attack at the premises. Through a statement, the shopping complex, located in Westlands, Nairobi, dismissed the alert that there was heavy police presence around the area hence people should avoid it. Our attention has been drawn…

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Terrorism is international challenge, Ruto tells BBC

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Terrorism is international challenge, Ruto tells BBC

In a wide-ranging conversation with BBC’s Stephen Sackur HARDtalk show, Deputy President William Ruto has maintained Kenya’s commitment to fighting terrorism. However, Dr Ruto stated that terrorism is an international matter that calls for international co-operation and commitment. Here is the excerpt. Fifteen[21] people were murdered. Why is the Kenyan government seemingly incapable of eliminating…

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Bad News For Jihadists As Ruto Sets the Record Straight On a Global Stage

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Bad News For Jihadists As Ruto Sets the Record Straight On a Global Stage

Should the Kenyan Government call off it’s military operations in Somalia? It has been argued that Kenya’s military presence has been the catalyst to the numerous terrorist attacks that have lately been witnessed in the Country. The International Community has time and again directed it’s attention to Kenya whenever a terrorist attack is reported. The…

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WE ARE NOT AL-SHABAAB HUB – ISIOLO LEADERS

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WE ARE NOT AL-SHABAAB HUB – ISIOLO LEADERS

Isiolo leaders and security officials have  condemned reports linking the county with Al-Shabaab activities, saying that the purported claims has crippled the local economy and tainting the devolve unit’s image. Speaking at Isiolo Girls High School on Saturday over the 100 per cent transition policy to secondary schools, the leaders unanimously said the county is not…

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Kenya joins forces with global coalition in destabilising Islamic State

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Kenya joins forces with global coalition in destabilising Islamic State

Kenya has made a bold move in joining global coalition against Islamic State. Kenya has joined grouping of countries collaborating against terror merchants Isis, despite government officials criticising what they termed a “pattern” of travel advisories when terror hit the country. On Tuesday, the country was formally accepted into the Global Coalition against ISIS (also…

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Here are Signs Of A Terror Attack You Should Watch Out For

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Here are Signs Of A Terror Attack You Should Watch Out For

You never know when a terror attack would strike but it is wise to keep o the look out for any signs.  Its better to be safe than sorry because extreme vigilance among in Kenya must be observed to protect you and the ones around you. The government has stepped up counter-terrorism measures, it has…

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The 5 common terror signs to look out for following US warning over possible attack in Kenya

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The 5 common terror signs to look out for following US warning over possible attack in Kenya

In a world where the threat of terror has steadily grown, the need for extreme vigilance among the citizenry has become paramount. While the government has stepped up counter-terrorism measures, committed more resources to strengthen the security forces and even embraced international partnerships to suppress the threat, this is not enough. It will take the…

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we are ready,Kenyan security reacts towards US embassy alert

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we are ready,Kenyan security reacts towards US embassy alert

Police have increased security in and around Naivasha following an alert given by US embassy on a possible terror attack. The possible towns highlighted to be the terrorist targets according to the Monday attack are; Naivasha, Nairobi, Nanyuki and coastal towns.  Police from various security  departments have been deployed to key installations and hotels in…

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Justice For Them That Hosted Massive 1998 terror Mastermind

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Justice For Them That Hosted Massive 1998 terror Mastermind

It is said that justice delayed is justice denied, but there is no more delay in judging father and son who opened their home to the mastermind of the 1998 bomb attack in Nairobi that reduced the US Embassy to a pile of rubble. The 59-year-old together with his son were accused of knowingly harboring…

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Scores Dead after a Terror Attack in Mogadishu

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Scores Dead after a Terror Attack in Mogadishu

At least a dozen people are reported dead after a car bomb explosion in Mogadishu, Somali’s capital. The bomb exploded at a popular shopping more leaving several others wounded. Al-Shabaab has claimed responsibility for the attack. The terror group said on its website that the attack was aimed at a gathering of government officials and security and…

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Wakenya Msipanic; Ni bomb imbo

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Wakenya Msipanic; Ni bomb imbo

Some one is clearly trying to scare Kenyans after document titled ‘security brief’, alleged to have come form the office of the Director of Criminal Investigations was released issuing a terror alert in the Nairobi’s Central District. The National Government has however publicly declared that there is no such alert terming the document as fake….

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Money Up For Grabs for the Youth in the Lenga Ugaidi Competition

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Money Up For Grabs for the Youth in the Lenga Ugaidi Competition

The Lenga Ugaidi na Talanta is an initiative that seeks to channel youth creativity towards countering the violent extremist narrative. The competition incorporates short films, poetry, and music and is open for youth in Kenya under 35 years. According to the Lenga Ugaidi organization, terrorism is a global challenge that threatens peace across the world,…

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BREAKING! 2 Teachers Killed In Terror Attack in High School in Mandera

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BREAKING! 2 Teachers Killed In Terror Attack in High School in Mandera

A Wednesday early morning attack at Arabia Boys Secondary School in Mandera left two teachers dead, police have confirmed. Police say the suspected Alshabab terrorists threw an explosive device at a teacher’s house that had two teachers causing a fire in which they perished. The school is located in Lafey Sub-county at the Kenya-Somalia border,…

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Muslim group linked with terrorism(2015) was founded by Willy Mutunga

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Muslim group linked with terrorism(2015) was founded by Willy Mutunga

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga appeared at the Mombasa Law Courts on October 8, 2018 where he was testifying as a witness in a case where Muslim for Human Rights had sued the government for linking it with al-Shabaab. Mutunga says he was shocked and traumatised when a human rights organisation he was a founder…

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Willy Mutunga appears in court as witness

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Willy Mutunga appears in court as witness

Former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga said he was shocked and traumatised when a human rights organisation he was a founder member was linked to terrorist activities in 2015. Dr Mutunga, who at the time was the CJ, told the court that he thought of calling the Inspector-General of Police after Muslims for Human Rights (Muhuri)…

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Wife to Aboud Rogo set free at last

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Wife to Aboud Rogo set free at last

Hania Sager wife to slain Muslim cleric Aboud Rogo, was set free by high court Judge Dorah Chepkwony after she was jailed for Ten years for conspiracy to commit a terrorist attack. Judge Chepkwony quashed the 10 years jail term handed by a magistrate court and ordered that she be set free. The judge ruled…

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