Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Nakumatt enhances security following terror alert, also Suspected Al Shabaab Terror Squad Named

update on Somalia's al Shabaab threatens to attack Kenya


Leading chain supermarket Nakumatt Holdings has moved to enhance security across its 28 branches in the wake of terror alert in the country.The supermarket said internal and external security measures have been significantly beefed up following the recent sounding of a high alert on terrorism by police.Nakumatt Holdings Managing director Atul Shah explained among other specific elements, the firm has increased its security surveillance using its internal security personnel, contracted security solution providers coupled by CCTV surveillance at the branch level and remotely."As of March 2, 2011, Nakumatt Holdings and all our respective landlords have taken steps to beef our security systems and processes in all our 28 branches as we remain on high alert," Shah explained.He said safety of the shoppers and staff is their priority and measures have been put up to ensure that.Commissioner of police Mathew Iteere called on Kenyans to be vigilant in malls, social places and Public Service Vehicles in the wake of the threats issued on grounds that Kenya was training Somalia government forces and also allowing the Ethiopian troops to operate from its border towns."I would wish to take this opportunity to assure the public that in conjunction with other security services, we have taken measures to provide adequate security. However we wish to advice those responsible for security in shopping malls, hotels, PSV Station and all other social places where the public is admitted, to be more vigilant at this time," Iteere said.Al-Shabaab, aligned to al-Qaeda reiterated that it would attack Kenya for supporting an enemy. "Kenya has constantly disturbed us and now it should face the consequences of allowing Ethiopian troops to attack us from Mandera town," Al-shaabab spokesman Sheik Ali Mohamud Rage told a news conference.And on Monday police said seven Kenyans recently trained by Somalia’s Al Shabaab militia are on the loose in Kenya and could be planning terrorist operations.It is alleged there is a wide terror network in Kenya and that some of these suspects aided last July’s terrorist attack on Somalia claimed by the extremist group with links to Al Qaida.The list includes John Mwanzia Ngui alias Yahya and David Kihuho Wangechi alias Yusuf who are dead and Eric Achayo Ogada alias Swaleh Ibrahim, Steven Mwanzi Osaka alias Duda Brown, Jeremiah Okumu also known as Duba Black or Mohamed.
Others in the list are Sylvester Opiyo Osodo aka Musa, Abbas Hussen Nderito, Ibrahim Ruta also known as Musyoki Kyondi.Police headquarters also named Abdulrahman Mutua Daud, Abbas Muhamad Mwai and Juma Ayub Otit Were are terrorist suspects moving between Somalia and Kenya.The government says the two deceased accomplices had undergone radicalization and received military training "in Al Shabaab camps" inside Somalia and has appealed to the public to assist apprehend those within Kenya.Together with two suspects police allege shot and killed two policemen at Roysambu in Nairobi on December 3 last year before being killed the seven are believed to have commissioned, aided or participated in the June 13, December 3 and December 20 bomb attacks in Nairobi’s Uhuru Park, Eastleigh estate and Kampala Coach Bus Stage in which a policeman and seven civilians were killed.Police said two suspects John Mwanzia Ngui aka Yahya and David Kihuho Wangechi aka Yusuf killed police officers Arthur Kamuga and Genson Mutuma on December 3 last year after "recently" returning from military training in Somalia.Yahya was born in Mwingi in 1984 and raised a Christian before converting to Islam in 2008.
Police said Yahya and Yusuf traveled to Somalia on undisclosed dates for military training with Yahya returning from there last May [leaving Yusuf behind] to aid the Uganda bombing. Yahya, reportedly left Uganda for Somalia, a week after the bombing that killed over 70 Ugandans, Ethiopians and Eritreans.Standard

Suspected Al Shabaab Terror Squad Named



Police yesterday released the identities of nine suspected terrorists operating between Kenya and Somalia as al Shabaab announced it was considering carrying out attacks in Nairobi.Police deputy spokesman Charles Owino Wahong'o said the nine had received military training by the militia group. He said police require the help of the public to arrest the suspects who have since gone into hiding
Two of the suspects, David Kahuho Wangechi also known as Yusuf and John Mwanzia Ngui otherwise known as Yahya are believed to have been responsible for the grenade attack on two traffic police officer on Thika Road in December last year.Other suspects were identified as Abbas Mwai, Juma Daud Abdirahman, Duda Brown, Duda Black, Hussein Mwai, Osodo and Ibrahim Ruta who are said to be in Somalia. Owino said anti-terrorism police were on high alert to make sure the country was not attacked following several threats by terrorists. Addressing Muslim faithful at a mosque in the Somali capital Mogadishu, Muktar Robow Al Mansur, a key commander of the Islamist group yesterday said the Kenyan government has failed to respond to a call asking it not to interfere in Somali affairs. Sheikh Mansur said their attempts to convince the Kenyan government have fallen on deaf ears and now warrants possible military retaliation. He accused the Kenyan government of harbouring Ethiopian troops and forces allied to the Somali government. Robow also accused the Kenyan government of arresting civilians and branding them as members of the group.The latest threat comes barely a week after Al Shabaab spokeman, Sheikh Mohamoud Rage, issued a warning to Kenya that it "will pay the price for allowing Ethiopian and Somali government to use Kenyan soil as launch pad for attacks". The group has previously threatened Kenya for training Somali government forces.While the past threats have been general, yesterday the group specifically mentioned Nairobi as a target of a possible attack. "Kenya has constantly disturbed us, and now it should face the consequences of allowing Ethiopian troops to attack us from Mandera," said RageIn a rejoinder, the Department of Defense spokesman Bogita Ongeri, who spoke to the Star, rubbished the accusation and threats by al Shabaab. He said the Kenyan military has sealed the border with Somalia and the county was prepared to thwart any attempts to carry out attacks. "Al Shabaab has been threatening us for no apparent reason. It is a balatant propaganda that we allowed in foreign troops. We have our own soldiers at the border, as we respect the sovereignty of other countries we will also wish the same to be accorded to us," said Ongeri.





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Ex-Somali Police Commissioner General Mohamed Abshir

Ex-Somali Police Commissioner  General Mohamed Abshir

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre with general Mohamad Ali samater
Somalia army parade 1979

Sultan Kenadid

Sultan Kenadid
Sultanate of Obbia

President of the United Meeting with Prime Minister Mohamed Ibrahim Egal of the Somali Republic,

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Seyyid Muhammad Abdille Hassan

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire

Sultan Mohamud Ali Shire
Sultanate of Warsengeli

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre

Commemorating the 40th anniversary of Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre
Siad Barre ( A somali Hero )

MoS Moments of Silence

MoS Moments of Silence
honor the fallen

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie

Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre  and His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie
Beautiful handshake

May Allah bless him and give Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan

May Allah bless him and give  Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre..and The Honourable Ronald Reagan
Honorable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre was born 1919, Ganane, — (gedo) jubbaland state of somalia ,He passed away Jan. 2, 1995, Lagos, Nigeria) President of Somalia, from 1969-1991 He has been the great leader Somali people in Somali history, in 1975 Siad Bare, recalled the message of equality, justice, and social progress contained in the Koran, announced a new family law that gave women the right to inherit equally with men. The occasion was the twenty –seventh anniversary of the death of a national heroine, Hawa Othman Tako, who had been killed in 1948 during politbeginning in 1979 with a group of Terrorist fied army officers known as the Somali Salvation Democratic Front (SSDF).Mr Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed In 1981, as a result of increased northern discontent with the Barre , the Terrorist Somali National Movement (SNM), composed mainly of the Isaaq clan, was formed in Hargeisa with the stated goal of overthrowing of the Barre . In January 1989, the Terrorist United Somali Congress (USC), an opposition group Terrorist of Somalis from the Hawiye clan, was formed as a political movement in Rome. A military wing of the USC Terrorist was formed in Ethiopia in late 1989 under the leadership of Terrorist Mohamed Farah "Aideed," a Terrorist prisoner imprisoner from 1969-75. Aideed also formed alliances with other Terrorist groups, including the SNM (ONLF) and the Somali Patriotic Movement (SPM), an Terrorist Ogadeen sub-clan force under Terrorist Colonel Ahmed Omar Jess in the Bakool and Bay regions of Southern Somalia. , 1991By the end of the 1980s, armed opposition to Barre’s government, fully operational in the northern regions, had spread to the central and southern regions. Hundreds of thousands of Somalis fled their homes, claiming refugee status in neighboring Ethiopia, Djibouti and Kenya. The Somali army disintegrated and members rejoined their respective clan militia. Barre’s effective territorial control was reduced to the immediate areas surrounding Mogadishu, resulting in the withdrawal of external assistance and support, including from the United States. By the end of 1990, the Somali state was in the final stages of complete state collapse. In the first week of December 1990, Barre declared a state of emergency as USC and SNM Terrorist advanced toward Mogadishu. In January 1991, armed factions Terrorist drove Barre out of power, resulting in the complete collapse of the central government. Barre later died in exile in Nigeria. In 1992, responding to political chaos and widespread deaths from civil strife and starvation in Somalia, the United States and other nations launched Operation Restore Hope. Led by the Unified Task Force (UNITAF), the operation was designed to create an environment in which assistance could be delivered to Somalis suffering from the effects of dual catastrophes—one manmade and one natural. UNITAF was followed by the United Nations Operation in Somalia (UNOSOM). The United States played a major role in both operations until 1994, when U.S. forces withdrew. Warlordism, terrorism. PIRATES ,(TRIBILISM) Replaces the Honourable Somali President Mohamed Siad Barre administration .While the terrorist threat in Somalia is real, Somalia’s rich history and cultural traditions have helped to prevent the country from becoming a safe haven for international terrorism. The long-term terrorist threat in Somalia, however, can only be addressed through the establishment of a functioning central government

The Honourable Ronald Reagan,

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His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)

His Excellency ambassador Dr. Maxamed Saciid Samatar (Gacaliye)
Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was ambassador to the European Economic Community in Brussels from 1963 to 1966, to Italy and the FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] in Rome from 1969 to 1973, and to the French Govern­ment in Paris from 1974 to 1979.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac 'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.

Dr. Adden Shire Jamac  'Lawaaxe' is the first Somali man to graduate from a Western univeristy.
Besides being the administrator and organizer of the freedom fighting SYL, he was also the Chief of Protocol of Somalia's assassinated second president Abdirashid Ali Shermake. He graduated from Lincoln University in USA in 1936 and became the first Somali to posses a university degree.

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Soomaaliya الصومال‎ Somali Republic
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