Tag Archives: Kenya’s Invasion of Somalia

Azania: The True Objective of Kenya in Somalia

An Oct 16 Kenyan military offensive suddenly turned in to a full invasion with the aim of disintegrating Somalia into many land, this time ‘Jubaland’

By Daniel Berhane,

As the conflict between Kenya and the Somali militia Al Shabab continues, it seems that the ultimate goal of the Kenyan raid could be draw new borders in the Somali territory with the creation of the Government of Azania, which would correspond to Jubaland region in the south and west of Somalia.

At first, the military offensive, launched in on October 16, was intended “to push Al Shabab away from the border,” as claimed by the Kenyan authorities themselves.

Kenya blames Al-Shabab for several attacks against European citizens in their territory, including the abduction on 13 October the White Spanish aid worker Thiebaut and Montserrat Serra in the Dadaab refugee camp, which would have been the trigger for Kenya’s military offensive. Continue reading Azania: The True Objective of Kenya in Somalia

Eritrea: Prove if we are Arming Al-Shabaab

I am here to represent my government not to support criminal groups like Al-Shabaab: Amb. Beyene Russom

By Bernard Momanyi,

The Eritrean embassy in Nairobi says Asmara is not opposed to Kenya’s offensive in Somalia and is challenging anyone with evidence that its government is arming Al Shabaab militants to go public with it.

Ambassador Beyene Russom told Capital Newsbeat in an exclusive interview that his country has never been involved in the internal affairs of Somalia and cannot therefore arm Al Shabaab in any way.

Russom said his government supports peace in the region and “cannot undermine any efforts aimed at stabilising the war-torn country.” Continue reading Eritrea: Prove if we are Arming Al-Shabaab

The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea

Kenya’s foreign minister Moses Wetangula threatening ambassador Beyene Russom on ‘taking a serious of actions’ on Eritrea ranging from sanction to severing diplomatic relation

By Ibrahim A. Ibrahim,

On the Kenyan media in recent days some wisely orchestrated unwise news started to surface and is affecting the people of Kenya, the Somalis and the unfortunate Eritrea. From nowhere reports appeared that: A flight from unknown country landed in Baiodoa , Somalia, to deliver weapons.

Then the news readjusted to be two flights and resurfaced again that there is a third one as well. The news made headlines and started to implicate Eritrea for shipping the armaments. Continue reading The Dilemma of Ethiopia’s Latest Failed Accusation of Eritrea