Kenya Defence Forces

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers in Tabda, Somalia on February 20, 2012.

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Why KDF will extend mission in Somalia

What you need to know:

  • KDF and other Amisom troops will hand over the secured areas to local forces and move to liberate other regions.
  • Kenya has 16 Forward Operating Bases (FoBs) in Somalia fighting the Al Shabaab and other armed militia.

Kenya Defence Forces will extend their mission in Somalia despite earlier plans to begin a gradual withdrawal of troops in December, the Nation has established.


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