Kismayu


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Kismayu

 

a city and port on the Indian Ocean, in the southern part of the Somali Democratic Republic. Administrative center of the Lower Juba region. Population, approximately 30,000. It is linked with Mogadishu by paved road. Bananas, livestock, raw hides, and fish are exported. Kismayu has a meat-packing combine, built with Soviet aid.

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With Kenyan forces, part of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), stationed and guarding Kismayu airport as well as Dhobley, the order was seen as targeting Nairobi.The Notice to Airmen issued by the Somali Federal Civil Aviation Authority did not specify if only civilian aircraft were affected.
This happened after an Ethiopian plane believed to be carrying Special Forces was refused to land at Sayid Mohamed Abdille Hassan International Airport in Kismayu. This claim could not be immediately confirmed.
Hussein Nur, a shopkeeper in Kismayu, told Reuters: "There were many people including officials and elders, mostly from one clan, who were discussing the coming Kismayu election."
"The operation is over," police officer, Major Mohamed Abdi, told Reuters news agency by telephone from Kismayu.
"The operation is over," police officer Major Mohamed Abdi told Reuters by telephone from Kismayu.
Several reports have accused Kenyan soldiers of engaging in smuggling activities at the port of Kismayu.
MOGADISHU, Dhu-AlQa'dah 7, 1436, Aug 22, 2015, SPA -- A suicide car bomb rammed into a Somali military training base in the southern port city of Kismayu on Saturday, Reuters quoted the terrorist Al Shabaab militant group and local residents as saying.
From later experience in Kismayu, one of the biggest towns besides the capitol, I know the taste of that (partially) desalted seawater ...
Table 1: Names and Nationalities of the Westgate Attackers as Released by Al-Shabab S/No Name Country 1 Ahmed Mohamed Isse 22 Minnesota, USA 2 Abdifatah Osman Keynadiid 24 Minneapolis, USA 3 General Mustaf Nuradin 27 Kansas City, USA 4 Qasim Said 22 Garrison, Kenya 5 Ahmed Nasir Shirdon 24 United Kingdom 6 Zaki Jma'a Arale 20 Hargeisa, Somalia 7 Ismail Guled 23 Finland 8 Said Nuh 25 Kismayu, Somalia 9 Abdirazaq Mowlid 24 Canada Source: Onuoha (2013: 4).
The choppers, the pride of Uganda's fledging air force, crashed in Kenyan airspace as they headed to beef up African Union (AU) soldiers for an attack on Al-Shabb in the Somali port city of Kismayu. Seven crew members died in the accident.
The findings and analysis are presented under the sub headings of: Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) incursion into Somalia and the International Law, Self-Defense in International Law, The Consequences of KDF's incursion into Somalia, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Successful Capture of Kismayu is merely suspended hostilities with Al-Shabaab, Reconstruction as a phase in war termination and Escalated reprisal attacks against Kenya by Al-Shabaab since KDF's incursion into Somalia.