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NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY OF KENYA (NDU-K) ACQUIRES FULL OPERATIONAL CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday 3 August 2022 presided over the inauguration of the National Defence […]

FLOATATION OF THE FIRST KENYAN-MADE SHIP

His Excellency Honourable Uhuru Kenyatta the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander–in–Chief of the Defence Forces (C- in -C) on the tuesday, 2 August 2022 commissioned the Kisumu […]

BIRTH OF MV UHURU II

On 2nd August 2022, H.E. the President and the Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, Uhuru Kenyatta will oversee the floatation of MV Uhuru II. Kenya has currently become […]

ULINZI SPORTS COMPLEX INDOOR ARENA HOSTS BASKETBALL FEDERATION PREMIER LEAGUE

The Ulinzi indoor arena has today, 30 July 2022, hosted the Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) premier league, the very first league to be played in the arena. The 1000 seater […]

LAIKIPIA AIR BASE MENTORS YOUNG AVIATORS

Laikipia Air Base on 29th July 2022 hosted aviation students from Mangu high school in a mentorship programme. The programme is part of Kenya Defence Force’s continuous mentorship where military […]

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP OUTREACH IN THE COAST REGION

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) conducted an educational mentor-ship outreach for the Moi Forces Academy (MFA)-Mombasa, the Kenya Navy Primary School and the Mariakani Garrison Primary […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA OPENS HEADQUARTERS FOR THE KENYA ARMY BAND AND DEFENCE FORCES SCHOOL OF MUSIC

His Excellency Honourable Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on Friday 29 July 2022 opened the headquarters of the Kenya […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA PRESENTS COLOURS TO THE 21 BATTALION, THE KENYA RIFLES

Kenya Army’s 6 Infantry Brigade has attained full operational capability following the presentation of Presidential and Regimental Colours to the 21 Battalion, the Kenya Rifles (21KR), on Friday, 29 July […]

KDF INSTALLS WATER TANKS AND DONATES FOOD AND WATER TO BURAHACHE RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) today 28 July 2022 installed and filled two, five thousand litre water tanks with clean […]

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE OFFICIALLY RECEIVES NEW SOLDIERS

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda officially received new KAF Service members and opened their Induction Course on Monday, 25th July 2022 at the Moi Air Base […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA HOSTS THE PRESS AT UHURU GARDENS NATIONAL MONUMENT AND MUSEUM

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces on 25 July 2022 hosted members of the press at the […]

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP IN MOI FORCES ACADEMY

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today conducted a mentorship outreach for Moi Forces Academy Lanet, Nakuru County. The event which covered spiritual mattters, pillars of […]

DEFMIS HOLDS A MEDICAL CAMP FOR RETIRING AND RETIRED KDF PERSONNEL

The Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) has today held a Medical Camp at Kasirika Grounds 3rd Battalion the Kenya Rifles in Lanet, Nakuru County. The Medical Camp targeted DEFMIS […]

NEWLY PROMOTED GENERAL OFFICERS OFFICIALLY ASSUME ROLES AFTER AN INVESTITURE CEREMONY

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 21st July 2022 presided over the investiture of ranks to the newly promoted General Officers. The ceremony which was held […]

GENERAL ROBERT KARIUKI KIBOCHI EGH CBS ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (UK) GRADUATES WITH A PHD

Mkuu wa KDF Jenerali Robert Kibochi akuwa mkuu wa kwanza wa majeshi nchini kupata shahada ya PhD

MWAK CONDUCTS EDUCATIONAL MENTORSHIP IN MOI AIR BASE SCHOOLS

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today, 21 July 2022, extended their mentorship program for schools sponsored by the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) at the Moi […]

PROMOTIONS, APPOINTMENTS AND POSTINGS OF THE OFFICERS OF THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES

HE Hon.Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, on the advice of the Defence Council, chaired by Hon Eugene Wamalwa, CS Defence, has […]

THE 3RD BATTALION, THE KENYA RIFLES OBSERVE NARUNG’OMBE DAY

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton on 19th July 2022 joined personnel of the 3rd Battalion, the Kenya Rifles in marking their Unit Day dubbed ‘Narung’ombe Day’ at Lanet […]

KDF CONTINUE TO IMPROVE LIVES

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Narok Forward Operating Base today handed over three (3) newly constructed classrooms, inclusive of an ablution block and staff offices and a community […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA VISIT ONBOARD KENYA NAVY SHIP JASIRI

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai hosted H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander- in -Chief of the Defence Forces and the President […]

MWAK CONTINUES TO INSPIRE STUDENTS IN KDF SPONSORED SCHOOLS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) led by the chairperson Mrs Tabitha Kibochi and the Vice chairperson Mrs Aileen Ogolla held several mentorship programmes for Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT FOSTERS ENVIRONMENTAL SOLDIER PROGRAM

On  13 July 2022, Kenya Army Corps of Transport took  part in the planting of over 30,000 trees at Ragia Forest at the border between Nyandarua and Kiambu County. The […]

KDF PERSONNEL RESPOND TO ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENT

Kenya Defence Forces personnel on Thursday, 14 July 2022, responded to a road traffic accident along Nairobi-Thika Super Highway. The accident involved a fuel truck that overturned after hitting a […]

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS HOSTS NATIONAL POLICE SERVICE IN BENCHMARKING FORUM

A delegation from the Police National Service Commission on Wednesday 13 July 2022 paid a visit to the Defence Headquarters in a bench-marking exercise. The forum provided a platform to […]

KDF COMMAND CONTINUES TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Tuesday, 12 July 2022, commissioned the Headquarters for Kenya Army Corps of Signal (KACS) and B Company 2nd Military Police […]

KDF PERSONNEL RESPOND TO FIRE INCIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Personnel from Wajir Air Base (WAB) and Defence Forces Constabulary (DFC) from Kahawa Garrison responded to two fire incidents that happened at Basabra Market, Wajir and […]

KDF DONATES MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND FOODSTUFF IN DHOBLEY, SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on 7th July 2022 donated foodstuff to residents of Dhobley town. The troops […]

DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABULARY PASS OUT PARADE

The Commander Kahawa Garrison, Brigadier George Okumu, today presided over the Defence Forces Constabulary (DFC) Pass Out Parade at the School of Infantry (SOI) in Isiolo County. The graduands included […]

CS DEFENCE VISITS KDF TROOPS AT MANDA BAY AND SOMALIA

The Defence Cabinet Secretary (CS) Honorable Eugene Wamalwa on Wednesday, 6th July 2022 visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed at Kismayu Forward Operation Base (FOB), under the African Union […]

OPERATIONAL UPDATE:

On 01 July 2022, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops carried out an operation between Sarira and Kolbio areas within the expansive Boni Forest. During the operation, ten newly graduated Al […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA PRESIDES OVER RECRUITS PASS OUT PARADE AND COMMISSIONS ELDORET REGIONAL HOSPITAL

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Kenya Defence Forces on Friday, 1st July 2022 presided over the Recruits Pass Out Parade […]

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY HOLDS MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA CADETS

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi and his Kenyatta University Counterpart Professor Paul Wainaina, on Thursday, 30th June 2022 presided over […]

DEFMIS HOLDS STAFF SENSITIZATION SEMINAR

The Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) held a two-day sensitization seminar for its staff beginning Tuesday, 28th June 2022 at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS), Nairobi. Themed ‘It […]

KENYA AIR FORCE SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji on Thursday,30th June 2022 precided over a graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course 91/22 at Laikipia Air Base (LAB). […]

GHANA’S DANISH DEFENSE ATTACHÉ AND DIRECTOR NAVAL TRAINING VISIT KENYA NAVY

Danish Defense Attaché (DA) to Ghana Lieutenant Colonel Lasse Sand and Ghana’s Director Naval Training, Naval Captain Dennis KA Eghan on Wednesday, 29 June 2022 paid a courtesy call on […]

LECTURE OF OPPORTUNITY TO NEWLY COMMISSIONED KAF OFFICERS

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Wednesday, 29th June 2022 delivered a lecture of opportunity to newly commissioned officers undertaking the Junior Officers’ Course during his […]

KENYA NAVY DELIVERS AID TO THE RESIDENTS OF KWALE COUNTY

A team from the Kenya Navy Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Mtongwe donated beds and assorted food items to residents of Kinango Constituency, Kwale County on […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA BAY CONDUCTS A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel stationed at the Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay conducted a tree planting exercise within the Base on Friday 24 June 2022. The exercise was […]

DRILL AND DUTY COURSE 06/22 GRADUATE

The Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji presided over graduation ceremony for Drill and Duty Course 06/22 on Friday, 24th June 2022. The event was conducted at […]

MWAK CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS DAY WITH A NATIONWIDE WIDOWS’ CONNECT SUMMIT CAMPAIGN

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 23rd June 2022 marked the International Widows Day with a nationwide Widows Connect Summit campaign geared toward bringing together widows of […]

WAJIR AIR BASE WARRANT OFFICERS & SENIOR NON COMMISSIONED OFFICERS SEMINAR KICKS OFF

The Base Commander Wajir Air Base (WAB) Brigadier Stephen Sane presided over the official opening of WAB Warrant Officers and Senior Non Commissioned Officer’s Seminar on 22nd June 2022 at […]

KENYA NAVY SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

Commander Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay, Brigadier Peter Chelimo on Wednesday, 22nd June 2022 presided over the graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course at the KNB Manda […]

MWAK MENTORS RTS RECRUITS AT MOI BARRACKS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 17 June 2022 held a mentorship session for recruits at the Recruits Training School (RTS) in Moi Barracks Eldoret. Hosted by […]

MWAK MENTORS MOI BARRACKS PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL LEARNERS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Saturday 18th June 2022 held a mentorship program at Moi Barracks primary and secondary schools in Eldoret. The mentorship program focused on […]

DEFENCE CS CLOSES THIS YEAR’S KENYA SPACE EXPO AND CONFERENCE

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Friday 17th June 2022 closed the three-day Kenya Space Expo and Conference by imploring the youths in the country and the region to […]

DEFENCE CAS OPENS A THREE-DAY SPACE EXPO AND CONFERENCE IN NAIROBI  

On Wednesday 15th June 2022 the Chief Administrative Secretary (CAS) in the Ministry of Defence Hon. Peter Odoyo, officially opened a three-day Space Expo and Conference at the Sarit Expo […]

IPSTC HOSTS DAY OF THE AFRICAN CHILD

The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) on Thursday, 16th June 2022 hosted the commemoration of the Day of the African Child in Karen, Nairobi under the theme ‘Eliminating Harmful […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA SIGNS INTO LAW THE MILITARY VETERANS BILL, 2022.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Military Veterans Bill, 2022. The Act, which establishes a regulatory and institutional framework for the management of military veterans’ affairs, provides for […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES COMMISSIONS KAHAWA GARRISON LEVEL II HOSPITAL

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla on Wednesday ,15 June 2022 presided over the commissioning of the Kahawa Garrison Level II Hospital at the Kahawa […]

SUCCESSFUL DETONATION OF VEHICLE IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently removed and successfully, safely detonated a Remote Controlled Under Vehicle Improvised Explosive Device (RC […]

MWAK MENTORS STUDENTS IN NAKURU AND GILGIL REGIONS

Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) recently conducted mentorship programs for Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) sponsored schools in Nakuru and Gilgil regions. The talks; which focused on time management, relationships, […]

KDF TROOPS TREAT BODHEI LOCALS AND SUPPLY CLEAN WATER

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops based in Garissa County, under Operation Amani Boni, recently conducted a medical camp and delivered fresh water to residents of Bodhei. KDF medical team treated […]

COMMANDER ETHIOPIA AIR FORCE PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON COMMANDER KAF

Commander Ethiopia Air Force Lieutenant General Yilma Merdasa paid a courtesy call on the Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda at the KAF Headquarters on Friday, 10 […]

EAC ARMED FORCES FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE WRAPS UP IN UGANDA

The East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces Field Training Exercise (FTX) dubbed ‘Ushirikiano Imara 2022’ came to a close on Friday, 10th June 2022 at Gaddafi barracks in Jinja City, […]

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAM HOLDS COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN LAIKIPIA

A multi-agency security team at Ngoisusu on Wednesday, 8th June 2022, conducted an outreach program with residents of Survey as well as students of Survey Secondary school in Laikipia North […]

FREE MEDICAL CAMP FOR LARISORO RESIDENTS

Kenya Air Force medics led by Lieutenant Colonel Julius Mghanga this week conducted a free medical camp at Larisoro clinic in Kalama Community Conservancy as part of the African Partnership […]

7,000 TREES PLANTED IN KAHAWA GARRISON

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers drawn from various Corps at Kahawa Garrison, mid this week, planted over 7,000 trees at the military cantonment in Nairobi. The trees were assorted indigenous […]

UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI STUDENTS VISIT KENYA NAVY

Students from the University of Nairobi’s Department of Geospatial and Space Technology, on 8 June 2022, conducted an educational tour to the Kenya Navy Fleet at Mtongwe Base in Mombasa […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PARTNERS WITH US AIR FORCE FOR THE AFRICAN PARTNERSHIP FLIGHT PROGRAM

Commander Kenya Air Force Major General John Omenda together with Chief of Staff, United States Air Forces in Europe-Air Forces Africa (USAFE-AFAFRICA) Major General James Kriesel, on 6th June 2022, […]

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION DELEGATION VISITS KENYA SHIPYARD LIMITED

A delegation comprising of 25 personnel from the Public Service Commission of Kenya (PSC), on 8th June 2022, visited the Kenya Shipyard Limited (KSL), Mombasa Shipyard in Mombasa County. The […]

EAC CHIEFS OF DEFENCE FORCES MEET FOR INITIAL MODALITIES ON ESTABLISHMENT OF REGIONAL FORCE IN DRC

Chiefs of Defence Forces (CDFs) from East African Community (EAC) Partner States on 6th June 2022 met at Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, to agree on the initial modalities of […]

KDF ASSISTS IN RETRIEVAL OF BODIES FROM COLLAPSED LATRINE

Kenya Defence Forces’ Disaster Response Battalion (DRB) assisted in a two-day multi-agency rescue operation over the weekend to retrieve five bodies of construction workers that were buried alive while constructing […]

KENYA NAVY PERSONNEL PLANT OVER 30,000 TREES IN MOMBASA

Soldiers from the Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Base recently planted over 30,000 trees at Longo Primary School in Likoni Division, Mombasa County. The exercise, whose main purpose was to sensitize […]

DEPUTY ARMY COMMANDER VISITS TROOPS IN KANGAITA

Deputy Army Commander Major General (Maj Gen) Ayub Matiiri on 2nd June 2022 visited Kenya Defence Forces Quick Reaction Force and the Kenya Signals Company troops training at Kangaita Camp […]

EAC ARMED FORCES FIELD TRAINING EXERCISE KICKS OFF IN JINJA

The 12th Edition of the East African Community (EAC) Field Training Exercise dubbed Ushirikiano Imara 2022 was on Friday, 3rd June 2022 flagged off by Uganda’s Third Deputy Prime Minister […]

SERVICE MEMBER ARRAIGNED BEFORE COURT MARTIAL OVER RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

Corporal (Cpl) Gilbert Kipya Biwott of Kenya Military Academy was earlier this week, arraigned before a Court Martial at Moi Air Base (MAB) to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices […]

RWANDA CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ON A THREE DAY OFFICIAL VISIT TO KDF

Rwanda Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Jean Kazura is on a three day official visit to Kenya Defence Forces from 1st June to 3rd June 2022. On 1st June […]

RWANDA CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS COURTESY CALL ON GENERAL KIBOCHI

Rwanda Chief of Defence Staff General Jean Kazura paid a courtesy call on Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 2nd June 2022 at the Defence Headquarters in […]

12TH EAC EXERCISE ‘USHIRIKIANO IMARA’ 2022 CLINIC KICKS OFF IN UGANDA

The 12th EAC Field Training Exercise dubbed, ‘Ushirikiano Imara’ 2022 exercise clinic was officially launched on 30 May 2022 by Uganda People’s Defence Forces Military Police Commandant Major General Don […]

PRESIDENT OF SIERRA LEONE GRACES INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UN PEACEKEEPERS AT HPSS, EMBAKASI

The President of the Republic of Sierra Leone, H.E Brigadier General (Rtd) Dr Julius Maada Wonie Bio, who is in Kenya for an official visit, on 29 May 2022 graced […]

KDF HOLDS MUSEUM AIR SHOW FESTIVAL IN NAIROBI

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces alongside the Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed on Saturday 28th May 2022, […]

CDF COMMISIONS VIP LOUNGE AT HUMANITARIAN PEACE SUPPORT SCHOOL

Today, Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi commissioned a VIP lounge at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS) in Embakasi, Nairobi. The new lounge is meant to host high‐level […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY-KENYA APPOINTS SENIOR MANAGERIAL STAFF

National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) Vice Chancellor Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi, recently issued letters of appointment to the first three senior managerial staff members in a ceremony held at the International […]

KDF TO HOLD AIR SHOW ON SATURDAY

The Kenya Defence Forces in conjunction with Aero Club will hold an exciting Museum Air Show Festival this Saturday, 28th May 2022 at Uhuru Gardens along Lang’ata Road in Nairobi. […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PLANTS TREES AT KAMULU

Kenya Air Force (KAF) Service Personnel from the Air Defence Wing (ADW) on Friday, 20th May 2022 planted over 3,000 trees at Kamulu, Machakos County. Led by their Adjutant and […]

FREE FALL BASIC COURSE WRAPPED UP AT MAB

Deputy Brigade Commander Army Special Operation Brigade (ASOB) on 20th May 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of Basic Free Fall course at Sina Makosa grounds in Moi Air Base […]

COMMANDER KENYA NAVY FLEET WINDS UP SPECIAL BOATS OPERATOR’S TRAINING

Commander Kenya Navy Fleet Brigadier John Kiswa on 19th may 2022 presided over the graduation ceremony of Special Boats Operators (SBO) at Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe in Mombasa County. In […]

MULTI AGENCY OPERATION AT RUIRU COMES TO A CLOSE

The multi-agency search and rescue operation in Kihungoro, Ruiru has come to a close today after two bodies trapped in the rubble were recovered. The search and rescue efforts, which […]

KDF PROVIDES FREE MEDICAL CARE TO KUDAY RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) held a medical camp and donated foodstuff to residents of Kuday in Somalia. The medical […]

KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY AND 3 KENYA RIFLES TURN NAKURU GREEN

Kenya Military Academy (KMA) instructors and cadets on Saturday, 14th May 2022 took part in a tree planting exercise within the Lanet military cantonment. The exercise saw over 10,000 seedlings […]

KAF HOLDS AIR OPERATORS SEMINAR

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) held a two-day Aviation Seminar for Pilots, Technicians and Air Traffic Controllers that ended on Friday, 13th May 2022 at Moi Air Base, (MAB) Eastleigh […]

DEFOCA RESIDENTS VISIT THOME BOYS SECONDARY SCHOOL IN LAIKIPIA

A team of students and staff residing at Kenya Defence Forces Old Comrades Association (DEFOCA) Studyville at Makadara, Nairobi last weekend visited Thome Boys High School in Laikipia. The team […]

THREE KDF CATECHISTS RETIRE AFTER DECADES OF ILLUSTRIOUS CAREER

Kenya Defence Forces Chaplaincy Services (DFCS) last week held a retirement ceremony for three Catechists who were serving at the Anglican Church, St Michael’s Cathedral at the Defence Headquarters in […]

UK MINISTER FOR ARMED FORCES PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CS DEFENCE

The United Kingdom Minister for the Armed Forces Hon. James Heappey on Monday, 9th May 2022 paid a courtesy call on Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa at […]

GOC EASTCOM VISITS TROOPS IN SOMALIA

General Officer Commanding Eastern Command (GOC EastCom) Major General Ayub Matiiri last week visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS). In his […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE GOES GREEN IN NGONG FOREST

The National Defence College (NDC) on Friday, 6th May 2022 conducted a tree planting exercise at Ngong forest. Speaking during the tree planting exercise, the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Douglas […]

KMA PARTICIPATES IN TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

The Kenya Military Academy (KMA) Cadets Intake 12 led by the Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard King’ori on 7th May 2022 took part in a tree planting exercise at Logoman, […]

COMMANDER KAF VISITS DEFTEC

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on 4th May 2022 visited the Defence Forces Technical College (DEFTEC) at Embakasi Garrison. DEFTEC is a constituent college of National […]

KDF REBUILDS SINAI SCHOOL IN HULUGHO, GARISSA COUNTY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Kolbio Forward Operating Base under Operation Amani Boni (OAB) recently handed over four classrooms they constructed through the Civil-Military Cooperation program. Speaking as […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA BAY HOLDS FIRST COMMANDER’S DIVISION

The Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay on 5th May 2022, held its first Commanders’ Division. Commander’s Division is a half-yearly parade or departmental forum held within naval bases and […]

U.S.-KENYA BILATERAL DEFENSE FORUM

Chief of the Kenya Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi on 4th May 2022 met with Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark A. Milley at the Pentagon.The […]

DEFENCE ATTACHÉ ASSOCIATION OF KENYA VISITS KENYA NAVY

A delegation comprising of Members of the Defence Attaché Association of Kenya (DAAK) on 28 April 2022, visited the Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mombasa. Led by the Dean of DAAK […]

KDF HANDS OVER WATER PANS IN MARSABIT

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) has, last Friday, handed over two water pans to residents of Saku Constituency in Marsabit County. During the handover ceremony, the area Member of Parliament, […]

KDF CELEBRATES EID UL FITR WITH LOCALS IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) over the weekend and in the spirit of Eid Ul Fitr celebrations, donated […]

MOI AIR BASE HOLDS SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK

Deputy Base Commander Moi Air Base (MAB) Colonel Tobias Vigisa officially opened the MAB safety awareness week on 25th April 2022 at the MAB Gymnasium hall. The Base safety awareness […]

SCHOOL OF ARTILLERY SOLDIERS PLANT TREES IN HONOUR OF THE LATE FORMER PRESIDENT KIBAKI

Kenya Defence Forces soldiers at the School of Artillery last week participated in a tree planting exercise at Kampi ya Chumvi in honour of the late former President Mwai Kibaki. […]

All SET FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI’S NATIONAL REQUIEM MASS

Preparations for the National Requiem Mass for the late President Mwai Kibaki are complete. Overseen by the Chief of Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi, rehearsals were held today at State […]

LYING IN STATE FOR THE LATE PRESIDENT MWAI KIBAKI COMES TO A CLOSE

The public viewing of the body of the late President Mwai Kibaki at Parliament Buildings came to a close on Wednesday, 27th April 2022. The public was accorded three days […]

KENYANS PAY LAST RESPECTS TO THE LATE PRESIDENT KIBAKI ON DAY TWO OF LYING IN STATE

The body of the late President Mwai Kibaki on Tuesday, 26th April 2022, lay in State at Parliament buildings for the second day allowing Kenyans to pay their last respects. […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA LEADS THE COUNTRY IN VIEWING THE BODY OF THE LATE RETIRED PRESIDENT KIBAKI

H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on Monday, 25 April 2022 led the country in a public viewing of the […]

NIGERIA NAVY SHIP PORT OF CALL ON MOMBASA PORT

Last week, a Nigeria Navy Ship (NNS) Kada paid a port of call to the port of Mombasa on her maiden voyage from Lagos, Nigeria, to the United Arab Emirates […]

CS DEFENCE CLOSES ATHLETICS KDF CHAMPIONSHIP, MTONGWE SCOOPS FIRST POSITION

Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, on friday 22 April 2022, presided over the official closing ceremony of the 42nd edition of the Athletics Kenya Defence Forces Championship. […]

BURUNDI’S CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES PAYS COURTESY CALL ON HIS KENYAN COUNTERPART GEN ROBERT KIBOCHI

Chief of Burundi National Defence Forces, General Prime Niyongabo visited Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi today. General Niyongabo was accorded […]

DEFENCE CABINET SECRETARY HOSTS KINGDOM OF NETHERLANDS AND SAUDI ARABIA’S AMBASSADORS.

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, on Thursday 14th April 2022 hosted the Kingdom of Netherlands Ambassador to Kenya H.E Mr. Maarten Brouwer and his Saudi Arabia counterpart H.E […]

BISHOP OF THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF MERU, PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CDF AND GRACES CHRISM MASS

Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Meru, Right Reverend Salesios Mugambi on Tuesday, 12th April 2022 paid a courtesy call on Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi and, […]

KENYA NAVY SOLDIERS GO GREEN

Kenya Navy soldiers on Saturday, 09 April 22 participated in a tree planting exercise at the Mama Ngina Water Front in Mombasa County. The soldiers joined environmental activists, government officials […]

KDF CONTRIBUTES TO KENYA’S BOXING TEAM GLORY IN DRC

Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) featherweight Senior Sapper Samuel Njau scooped a gold medal on Saturday, 9th April 2022 to propel Kenya’s boxing team to glory after overwhelming Bilingo Massala of […]

KENYA NAVY MUSLIMS DONATE FOOD TO MASJID SHAKOMBO

Kenya Navy Muslim fraternity led by the Commanding Officer Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe Lieutenant Colonel Dickens Kombo last week, in the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, donated assorted […]

MILITARY ORDINARIATE OBSERVES PALM SUNDAY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Catholic faithfuls on Sunday, 10th April 2022 joined the World in observing Palm Sunday in a solemn mass held at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church […]

ENGINEERS CORPS SCOOPS CDF BORA CUP BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP

The Kenya Army Corps of Engineers won this year’s Chief of Defence Forces ‘Bora Cup’ Basketball Championship after they trounced Laikipia Air Base (LAB)64-60 baskets, maintaining stellar performance for six […]

KDF AND NCTC INTENSIFY SENSITIZATION ON COUNTER TERRORISM  

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) under the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) last week conducted a three-day counter terrorism awareness program at Manyani, Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) training College in […]

PRESIDENT UHURU INAUGURATES HOSPITAL, COMMISSIONS AVIATION SCHOOL

H.E Hon Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on 7th April 2022, inaugurated Level IV Isiolo Regional Hospital (IRH) in Isiolo […]

KDF OUTREACH IN WAJIR

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops from the 3 Kenya Rifles Battalion distributed water and conducted a medical camp to residents of Bojiyeri in Wajir County. Led by Major Morris Andande, […]

CDF BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP KICKS OFF

Chief of the Defence Forces’ Basketball championship, dubbed ‘CDF Bora Cup Basketball Tournament’ kicked off on 4th April 2022, at Moi Air Base (MAB) in Eastleigh, Nairobi. The annual tournament […]

CS DEFENCE RECEIVES MILITARY VEHICLES AND EQUIPMENT FROM CHINA

Cabinet Secretary for Defence Honourable Eugene Wamalwa on Wednesday, 30 March 2022 received military vehicles and engineering equipment from the  People’s Republic of China (PRC) as Military Aid Gratis to […]

Kenya’s Defence Secretary Hon Eugene L

Kenya’s Defence Secretary Hon Eugene L. Wamalwa (second left) with his counterparts from the EAC Partner States are joined by Defence PS Dr. Ibrahim M. Mohamed and VCDF Lt. Gen […]

MWAK VISITS SAHAJANAND SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOOL

Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 24 March 2022 visited Sahajanand Special Mixed Day & Boarding School located within Mtwapa Educational Institute in Mombasa County. MWAK members had […]

PRESIDENT UHURU COMMISSIONS FIRST BATCH OF GRADUATE GENERAL SERVICE OFFICERS

H.E. Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces on Thursday, 31 March 2022 Commissioned the first cohort of Graduate General Service […]

EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE (CPX) 2022 COMES TO A CLOSE

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, today, Thursday 31st March 2022, officiated the closing ceremony of the Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) Command Post Exercise […]

THIKA BARRACKS PRIMARY SCHOOL PRODUCES BEST TWO STUDENTS IN KENYA ARMY SPONSORED SCHOOLS

Thika Barracks Primary School produced the best two students in Kenya Army Sponsored Schools’ KCPE 2021 examinations. Boniface Kiptoo emerged the best student with 413 marks followed by his school […]

CHIEF OF ETHIOPIA NATIONAL DEFENCE FORCE PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CDF

Chief of Ethiopia National Defence Force H.E. Field Marshal General Birhanu Jula Galalcha on Wednesday, 30th March 2022 paid a courtesy call on Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PRIMARY SCHOOLS EXCEL IN KCPE

Kenya Air Force (KAF) primary schools were not left behind in nationwide celebration as they performed exemplary in the just concluded Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE). Leading from the […]

GERMAN MILITARY DELEGATION VISITS DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

A delegation of military officers from German Armed Command and Staff College (GAC & SC) on Monday, 28th March 2022 paid a visit to the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. The […]

KENYA NAVY MENTORS YOUTH AND CHILDREN

The Kenya Navy held a three-day mentorship program last week for youth and children at Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe. The mentorship program was aimed at equipping the youth and children […]

KDF RESTORES WATER SUPPLY TO TABDA RESIDENTS

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) last week repaired a water pump supplying water to Tabda residents. The pump, which […]

COMMANDER KAF VISITS MOI AIR BASE NGONG ATHLETICS CAMP

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Tuesday, 22nd March 2022 visited Moi Air Base (MAB) Sports Camp in Ngong, Kajiado County. During the visit, Commander KAF […]

TRIANGULAR PARTNERSHIP PROJECT COMES TO A CLOSE

The Charge d’affaires embassy of Japan to Kenya Mr. Kitagawa Yasuhisa, last week on 15th March 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of the Triangular Partnership Project (TPP). “We are […]

VCDF HOSTS EGYPTIAN MILITARY DELEGATION

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla on Monday, 21st March hosted a delegation of Egyptian Command and Staff College faculty members and students. The delegation, […]

KENYA NAVY TRAINING CRUISE COMES TO A CLOSE

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai on 22 March 2022 presided over the reception of Exercise Jitegemee XXIII Sea Training crew at the Kenya Navy Fleet (KNF) Mkunguni […]

CDF INAUGURATES MWAK SECRETARIAT, OFFICES AND LAUNCHES DHQ DEFCO MALL

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Thursday, 17 March 2022, presided over the commissioning of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) Secretariat offices and the […]

EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE KICKS OFF IN NAIROBI

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi today presided over the official opening of the East Africa Standby Force (EASF) Command Post Exercise (CPX) 2022 dubbed ‘Mashariki Salaam’ […]

KDF CONDUCTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) recently donated foodstuffs and held a medical camp at Burahache and Gherile that benefited […]

KENYA AIR FORCE MENTORS YOUTH

Kenya Air Force (KAF) this week held a mentorship program for children and youth living within Moi and Laikipia Air Bases. The program aimed at engaging the youths during their […]

EXERCISE JUSTIFIED ACCORD 22 CULMINATES IN NAIROBI, KENYA

A three-week joint military exercise codenamed ‘Justified Accord 22’ officially closed on Thursday, 17th March 2022 in Nairobi. The exercise brought together over 800 participants from twenty militaries across the […]

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: INTERVIEWS FOR CANDIDATES FOR VARIOUS POSTS

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 35(1)(a)(v) and Section 24(4) of the Universities Act, 2012 (Revised 2020), the National Defence University-Kenya advertised various vacancies through print media and the Ministry […]

US AFRICOM AWARDS THREE KDF PERSONNEL FOR THEIR HEROIC DEEDS DURING THE JANUARY 2020 MANDA ATTACK

The United States Africa Command (US AFRICOM) has awarded three Kenya Defence Forces Service Personnel with the Joint Service Commendation medals for their heroic actions during the 5th January 2020 […]

CLARIFICATION OF THE NOTICE TO SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES DATED 8TH MARCH, 2022

Further to the Notice Ref. No MOD/10/10A VOL.XI dated 8th March, 2022 and posted on the Ministry’s Website on the same date. This is to notify all successful candidates that […]

NEW SERGEANT MAJOR AT KENYA ARMY

The Kenya Defence Forces last week appointed Warrant Officer Class One (WOI) Fanuel Mahebo as the new Kenya Army Sergeant Major (ASM). Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton presented […]

KDF CONDUCTS LEGAL SENSITIZATION WORKSHOPS

The Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) Legal Department, has for close to two weeks now, been holding a series of sensitization workshops across all Services, Formations, Bases and Units to acquaint […]

KDF TROOPS CONDUCT FREE MEDICAL CAMP AT HOOSINGO

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) recently carried out a free Medical Camp at Hoosingo Health Centre in Somalia. The exercise, led by […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE SIGNS MOU WITH NITA

Principal Secretary (PS) for Defence Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed last week, on behalf of the Ministry, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the National Industrial Training Authority (NITA) at the […]

KDF OFFICER IMPRISONED FOR RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Officer on Thursday, 10th March 2022 was sentenced to two (2) years imprisonment by a Court Martial sitting at Kahawa Garrison after he was found […]

FAKE KDF RECRUITMENT ADVERTISEMENT

Our attention has been drawn to a fake online advertisement on the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise (KDF Trainership Programme) being circulated on Social Media platforms. We wish to […]

KDF TROOPS DONATE EXAM AID MATERIAL TO PRIMARY SCHOOL IN LAIKIPIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops partaking in the multi-agency operation in Laikipia county last week donated geometrical sets, other exam aid materials and assorted foodstuffs to candidates of Wangwaci Primary […]

MWAK EMPOWERS WOMEN IN MOI BARRACKS

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Tuesday, 8 March 2022 extended its women mentorship and empowerment program to 9 Kenya Rifles (KR) at Moi Barracks in Eldoret. At […]

EUROPEAN UNION NAVAL FORCE COMMANDER’S COURTESY CALL TO COMMANDER KENYA NAVY

The European Union Naval Force (EU NAVFOR) Commander Commodore Joao Paulo Silva Pereira and a delegation of the European Union to Kenya, paid a courtesy call on the Commander Kenya […]

OPERATIONAL UPDATE : KDF GUNS DOWN AL SHABAAB TERRORIST IN MALINDI, LAMU COUNTY

Today , 09 March 2021 at 0800hrs, the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops in Operation Amani Boni while on patrol, dismantled an Al-Shabaab cell along Milimani-Baure MAIN Supply Route. During […]

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES FOR VARIOUS POSTS (CIVILIAN STAFF)

The Ministry of Defence notifies the Public that the process of selection of candidates for interviews carried out between 12th to 28th October, 2021 for various advertised vacancies is complete. […]

IPSTC CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY

The International Peace Support Training Centre (IPSTC) on Tuesday, 8th March 2022 celebrated this year’s International Women’s Day in a one-day conference at the facility in Karen, Nairobi. Themed ‘Gender […]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2022 #BREAKTHEBIAS #IWD2022

Kenya Defence Forces wishes you a Happy International Women’s Day as we advance ‘Gender Equality Today for a Sustainable Tomorrow.’

KDF CONDUCTS COMMUNITY OUTREACH IN TABDA, SOMALIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) last week donated foodstuff, medical supplies and distributed fresh water to residents of Tabda […]

MWAK ROLLS OUT WOMEN MENTORSHIP AND EMPOWERMENT PROGRAM

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) together with the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Compensation and Welfare (C&W) branch has rolled out a capacity building training program for women in […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT PLANT TREES IN NJABINI FOREST

Kenya Army Corps of Transport participated in a tree planting exercise at Njabini Forest in Nyandarua County. The tree planting exercise saw the soldiers plant over 50,000 seedlings as part […]

AMISOM SECTOR II COMMANDER LAUNCHES COVID-19 BOOSTER JAB

Sector II Commander Brigadier Jattani Gula  recently launched the COVID-19 booster vaccination program at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Level 2 Hospital, in Dhobley. During the launch, the […]

SELECTED GSO CADET CANDIDATES REPORT TO KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY

The General Service Officers (GSO) cadet candidates, selected during the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) country-wide recruitment exercise in November 2021, reported to Kenya Military Academy (KMA) over last weekend. Defence […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES OBSERVES ASH WEDNESDAY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Christian Faithfuls on Wednesday, 2nd March 2022 joined the Christian community around the world in observing Ash Wednesday, a day that marks the start of […]

CHIEF OF DEFENCE FORCES HOSTS PAKISTAN COUNTERPART

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Monday, 28th February 2022 hosted the Pakistan Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Nadeem Raza on […]

MWAK DELIVERS SPECIAL MEDICAL REHABILITATION EQUIPMENT TO LANET REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has handed over special medical rehabilitation equipment for children with special needs to the newly refurbished therapy section at Lanet Regional Hospital (LRH) in […]

DESACCO DELEGATES ATTEND EMPOWERMENT TRAINING

The Defence Savings and Credit Cooperative Society Limited (DESACCO) held a delegates’ empowerment training at Kahawa Garrison Officers’ mess last week. The training which brought together over 100 delegates across […]

OPERATIONAL UPDATE

OPERATIONAL UPDATE: KDF soldiers kill four Al Shabaab militants in Sarira

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAM SUPPORT LOCALS IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

A multi – agency security team in Laikipia County together with National Government Administration Officers (NGAO) has extended support operations to residents of Ndonyoriwo village, Kirima sub county. The team […]

CS DEFENCE VISITS KDF TROOPS IN CONGO

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon Eugene Wamalwa on Tuesday, 22 February 2022 visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed at the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic […]

DEFCO STAKEHOLDERS STREAMLINE DISTRIBUTION OF GOODS

The Defence Forces Canteen Organisation (DEFCO) convened a meeting with representatives from other stakeholders to streamline the distribution of their goods as well as the organizations’ wellbeing at DEFCO Headquarters, […]

MULTINATIONAL MARITIME EXERCISE CUTLASS EXPRESS 2022 CONCLUDES IN MOMBASA

The multinational Maritime Exercise Cutlass Express 2022 (CE 22) involving eleven nations that took place in Kenya, Djibouti, Madagascar and Mauritius concluded last week in a ceremony held at Fort […]

COMMANDER KENYA NAVY VISITS TROOPS IN BONI

The Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai on Friday 18th February 2022 concluded a two-day visit to Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Operation Amani Boni (OAB). During […]

DEFENCE CABINET SECRETARY VISITS KENYA ARMY HEADQUARTERS

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa last week, made an official visit to the Kenya Army Headquarters in Nairobi. The visit was a familiarization and orientation tour to […]

MWAK HOLDS QUARTERLY MEETING IN NAIROBI

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Saturday 19th February 2022 held its quarterly meeting in Nairobi to look at the association’s journey, a year into their operations since […]

CS DEFENCE VISITS KENYA AIR FORCE HEADQUARTERS

Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Thursday, 17th February visited the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at Moi Air Base (MAB), Nairobi. The CS was received by […]

CDF OPENS MILITARY INTELLIGENCE CORPS HEADQUARTERS

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Friday, 18th February 2022 presided over the opening ceremony of the Military Intelligence (MI) Corps headquarters. Speaking during the […]

GRADE TWO STAFF COURSE PARTICIPANTS VISIT KAF HEADQUARTERS

Grade II Staff Course participants and staff from the Defence Staff College (DSC) in Karen on Wednesday, 16th February 2022 visited Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at Moi Air Base, […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT HOLDS WELFARE SEMINAR & PLANTS TREES

Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) during the week held a four-day welfare seminar at Kahawa Barracks. The seminar themed ‘Being informed, get involved for better services’ aimed at enlightening […]

KDF TROOPS IN GILGIL VISIT AMANI CHILDREN’S HOME

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Troops from 23 Ordinance Composite Company (OCC) visited Amani Children’s Home in Lanet, Nakuru County and donated assorted foodstuffs, mattresses, bedsheets and sanitary towels among other […]

FINAL PLANNING CONFERENCE FOR EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces in charge of Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L) Major General Muthuri Kiugu today presided over the opening ceremony of a four-day Final Planning Conference […]

MULTI-AGENCY SECURITY TEAM CONDUCTS CIMIC ACTIVITIES IN LAIKIPIA COUNTY

The multi-agency security team based at Ngoisusu Military camp carried out various Civil-Military Cooperation activities in Ol Moran, Kahuho and Nagum villages in Laikipia County. The troops comprising of medical […]

FRENCH DEFENCE ATTACHÉ TO KENYA VISITS KENYA NAVY

French Defence Attaché (DA) to Kenya Colonel Marc De Block paid a courtesy call on the Deputy Commander Kenya Navy, Brigadier Lawrence Gituma at the Kenya Navy Headquarters on Monday, […]

TWO KDF SOLDIERS ARRAIGNED IN A COURT MARTIAL FOR RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICE

Two Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldiers were on Monday, 7th February 2022 charged with being involved in recruitment malpractices in a Court Martial sitting at Lang’ata Garrison. Corporal (Cpl) Eric […]

MWAK HOSTS NAVAL OFFICERS WIVES ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA IN BENCHMARKING FORUM

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on 9th February 2022 hosted the Naval Officers Wives Association (NOWA) of Nigeria in a bench-marking exercise to share ideas on possible areas […]

DEFENCE FORCES MEDICAL TRAINING SCHOOL LAUNCHES HIGHER DIPLOMA IN CRITICAL CARE NURSING

The Defence Forces Memorial Hospital (DFMH) has launched a higher diploma in critical care nursing class at the Defence Forces Medical Training School (DFMTS) in Nairobi. The launch ceremony was […]

CDF PARTICIPATES IN AFRICAN CHIEFS OF DEFENCE CONFERENCE

Chief of the Defence Forces General Robert Kibochi attended this year’s African Chiefs of Defense Conference in Rome, Italy from 31st January to 3rd February 2022 on the invitation of […]

COMMANDER KENYA ARMY VISITS TROOPS DEPLOYED IN OPERATION AMANI BONI

Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton visited Kenya Defence Forces troops deployed in Garissa & Lamu Counties under Operation Amani Boni (OAB). The routine visit follows Operation Amani Boni […]

KENYA NAVY RECEIVES A DIVE BOAT FROM DENMARK

The Kenya Navy received a Dive Boat dubbed ‘DANA’ from the Danish government at the Kenya Navy Fleet Mkunguni on Friday, 4th February 2022. The Dive Boat was handed over […]

DEFENCE SACCO LAUNCHES INSURANCE SERVICES

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L) Major General Aphaxard Kiugu presided over the launch of bancassurance affinity partnership between the Defence Sacco (DESACCO) and HFC […]

CHANGE OF COMMAND AT THE DEFENCE TECHNICAL COLLEGE

Colonel Benedetta Kikechi is the new Commandant at the Defence Technical College (DEFTEC) taking over from Lieutenant Colonel (Dr) John Kisilu. The handover took place at Embakasi Garrison in a […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES VISITS TROOPS IN BONI AND SOMALIA

Vice Chief of the Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla visited Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Operation Amani Boni (OAB) and those in Somalia under the African […]

KDF PARTNERS WITH VEHICLE MANUFACTURER IN UPGRADING KAHAWA GARRISON GYMNASIUM

Early this week, the Kenya Defence Forces partnered with a vehicle manufacturer to inaugurate a state-of-the-art Social Hall Gymnasium at Kahawa Garrison in Nairobi. The inauguration ceremony was presided over […]

COMMISSIONING OF BIOGAS PLANT AT DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS

The Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces in charge of Operations, Planning, Doctrine & Training (ACDF OPD&T) Major General Peter Muteti today commissioned a biogas plant as part of an […]

DEFENCE STAFF COLLEGE HOLDS ANNUAL CULTURAL DAY

Today, the Defence Staff College (DSC) held its annual cultural day in Karen, Nairobi under the theme ‘Fostering regional cooperation through the strength and beauty of diversity.’ The event brought […]

KENYA ARMY COMMANDER VISITS LAIKIPIA, SAMBURU AND BARINGO

On Friday, 28th January 2022, Commander Kenya Army Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton visited troops at the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Laikipia and its neighboring Samburu and Baringo Counties. The […]

KDF TROOPS ENGAGE IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops based in Isiolo, this week, held a tree planting exercise within their barracks in conjunction with the Kenya Forest Service (KFS). The exercise, aimed at […]

CONTACT GROUP ON PIRACY OFF THE COAST OF SOMALIA HOLDS PLENARY SESSION IN NAIROBI

The Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, today chaired the 24th plenary session of Contact Group On Piracy off the Coast Of Somalia (CGPCS)at the International Peace Support […]

GOC WESTCOM VISITS FORWARD OPERATING BASES IN LAIKIPIA AND SAMBURU COUNTIES

The General Officer Commanding West Command (GOC WestCom) Major General Joseph Kivunzi has today visited Kirimon and Mukutani Forward Operating Bases (FOBs) in Laikipia and Samburu Counties. Major General Kivunzi […]

KDF INSPECTS COMMUNITY PROJECTS IN LAIKIPIA

Today, the Kenya Defence Forces under the ongoing multi-agency operation in Laikipia, assessed the progress of Uwanja Chuma Borehole water project in Ndakuleti village, Kirima sub county. Uwanja Chuma borehole […]

KMA COMMUNITY SERVICE AT LANET SECONDARY SCHOOL

Kenya Military Academy (KMA) instructors and cadets, over the weekend, held a mentorship session at Lanet Secondary School as part of their community outreach program. The event, themed ‘Change the […]

KDF TOPS IN AK/LOTTO NATIONAL CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) athletes emerged best overall in senior cross country and mixed relay categories at the Athletics Kenya/Lotto National Championship held last Saturday, 22nd January 2022 at Kapseret […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE HOLDS ANNUAL CULTURAL DAY

The National Defence College (NDC) on Saturday 22nd January 2022, held this years’ Cultural Day in Karen, Nairobi under the theme ’25 years of Strategic Capacity Building and Cultural Fusion.’ […]

NDU-K HOLDS TWO-DAY COUNCIL INAUGURAL MEETING IN NAKURU

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), General Robert Kibochi presided over the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) Council’s inaugural meeting at the University Headquarters in Nakuru. The two day […]

DEFCO GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY AT EMBAKASI GARISSON

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Wednesday, 19th January 2022, presided over the ground-breaking ceremony for the Defence Forces Canteen Organization (DEFCO) Mall construction at Embakasi […]

FOUR DAY STATE VISIT BY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HUNGARY

H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces today received H.E János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary at State House, Nairobi. […]

GRADUATE DEGREE HOLDERS CADETS REPORT FOR TRAINING AT THE KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY

Successful candidates for the General Service Officer (GSO) – Graduate Degree Holders cadets today 16 January 2022 reported for training at the Kenya Military Academy. The cadets were selected during […]

KDF CONDUCTS MEDICAL CAMP IN LAIKIPIA

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Laikipia County based at Ngoisusu in Laikipia County under the multiagency security team on Tuesday, 11th January conducted a free medical Camp at […]

COMMUNITY PEACE ENGAGEMENTS CONTINUE IN LAIKIPIA

The multi-agency security team operating in Laikipia County on Monday 10th January held a peace engagement with the community members and their leaders at Ol Moran town. The engagement is […]

MOI AIR BASE SHINES IN THE 41ST KENYA DEFENCE FORCES CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Reigning World cross country champion Senior Sergeant (Ssgt) Hellen Obiri led from gun to tape to bag the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) 10km women’s cross country championship title held at […]

RECRUITS SET TO BEGIN TRAINING

After two weeks of recruits’ reception and rigorous documents verification, Defence Headquarters Chief of Personnel, Brigadier Elijah Gatere officially handed over the recruits to the Commandant Recruit Training School (RTS), […]

GREETINGS FOR THE NEW YEAR

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Sunday 2nd January 2022 visited patients admitted at the Defence Forces Memorial Hospital to give them greetings and wish them […]

SPREADING THE CHRISTMAS CHEER

Defence Forces Memorial Hospital Chief Medical Officer Brigadier (Dr) Charles King’ori, led the hospital staff and staff from Strategic Communications to spread cheer to the patients at the hospital in […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF ELECTRICAL AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING PARTICIPATES IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Army Corps of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (KACEME) on Thursday, 23 December 2021 participated in a tree planting exercise in Njabini Forest, Nyandarua County. The exercise which saw 20,000 […]

JESHI LA WANAMAJI LINAJUKUMIKA KULINDA MIPAKA YA KENYA BAHARINI

Ushujaa wao unadhihirika wanavyoshika doria baharini Ujasiri wao unabainika kwenye meli na ndani ya maji ya bahari Uthabiti wao unatokana na ushirikiano wao wanapokuwa kazini #JasiriMsiri

A NEW MILESTONE FOR KENYA AIR FORCE AS GENERAL KIBOCHI INAUGURATES NAROK FOB

The Kenya Air Force (KAF) on Tuesday 21 December 2021, marked a new milestone following the inauguration of Forward Operating Base, Narok (FOB Narok) by the Chief of the Defence […]

MOMENTS WITH THE FIRST AFRICAN COMMANDING OFFICER

On Saturday, 18th December 2021, former and current Officers and Service Members from the 1st Battalion the Kenya Rifles (1KR) made a visit to the home of the first African […]

RECEPTION OF GENERAL DUTY RECRUITS AT RTS

Defence Headquarters Chief of Personnel Brigadier Elijah Gatere today 19th December 2021 oversaw the reception of the first batch of recruits set to commence training at the Recruit Training School, […]

PRESIDENT KENYATTA COMMISSIONS MOMBASA SHIPYARD

H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and the Commander-in-Chief (CinC) of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) on Friday, 17th December 2021 commissioned the Mombasa Shipyard at […]

DEFENCE ATTACHE ASSOCIATION OF KENYA FESTIVE SHARE

The Defence Attache Association of Kenya (DAAK) today, Friday, 17 December 2021 held a charity event with the Missionaries of Charity, Mother Teresa Home in Nairobi. During the visit, DAAK […]

LIEUTENANT GENERAL (RETIRED) DANIEL OPANDE HONOURED

Namibian President Hage Geingob has confered the Order of the Rising Sun, 1st class medal to Lieutenant General (Retired) Daniel Opande in Windhoek, Namibia. Lt Gen (Rtd) Opande was bestowed […]

CDF VISITS KENYA NAVY SAILORS

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Thursday, 16 December 2021 addressed Kenya Navy personnel during his tour to Kenya Navy Base, Mtongwe. In his address, the […]

KENYA AIR FORCE PARTICIPATE IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Air Force (KAF) soldiers from the Air Defence Wing on Thursday, 16th December 2021, held a tree planting exercise at Njiru Sub County. The soldiers partnered with students and […]

PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA COMMISSIONS CONSTRUCTION OF RESIDENTIAL HOUSES FOR THE KDF SERVICE MEMBERS AT ROYSAMBU MILITARY CAMP.

The President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces, H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, today, Wednesday 15, December 2021, presided over the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of […]

MOMENT OF PRIDE AS 19 BATTALION, THE KENYA RIFLES RECEIVES COLOURS

It was a moment of pride for the 19th Battalion, the Kenya Rifles (19 KR), as the unit received the Presidential and Regimental Colour during the 2021 Jamhuri Day celebrations […]

SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS FOR SPECIALIST CADETS REPORT AT KMA, NAKURU FOR INTERVIEWS

The Kenya Defence Forces on Sunday , 12th December 2021  commenced the interviews for shortlisted specialist officer cadets at Kenya Military Academy, Nakuru. Over 300 shortlisted candidates turned up for […]

KAF PARTICIPATES IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Air Force (KAF) soldiers from Transport Aircraft Engineering Wing and Heli Wing participated in a tree planting exercise at Ngong hills in Kajiado North sub-county on Friday, 10th December 2021. […]

MOI FORCES ACADEMY HOLDS CULTURAL DAY  

Moi Forces Academy (MFA) held a cultural day for Grade 3 learners on Friday, 10 December 2021 in Nairobi. In a ceremony held within the school and attended by parents […]

KENYA MEAT COMMISION AND KENYA RED CROSS SIGN COMMERCIAL OFFTAKE PROGRAM FOR LIVESTOCK

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa and his counterpart in the Ministry of Public Service, Gender, Senior Citizens Affairs, and Special Programmes Professor Margret Kobia on Wednesday, 08 December 2021 […]

DEFENCE CS PRESIDES OVER THE SIGNING OF PERFORMANCE CONTRACT

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Wednesday, 08 December 2021 presided over the signing of the performance contracts between the Ministry of Defence and three parastatals affiliated […]

KAOC REACH OUT TO COMPASSIONATE HANDS FOR THE DISABLED FOUNDATION

The Kenya Army Ordnance Corps (KAOC) on Wednesday, 08 December 2021 conducted a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) visit to Compassionate Hands for the Disabled Foundation (CHDF) in Ruai and donated […]

CON ARTIST NABBED

Mr. James Juma, disguising as a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officer was on Monday, 6th December 2021 arrested by police in Eldoret while coning a civilian of KSh. 378,000, pretending […]

SHORTLISTED TRADESMEN/WOMEN REPORT AT EMBAKASI GARRISON FOR INTERVIEWS

Assistant Chief of the Defence Forces Personnel and Logistics (ACDF P&L), Major General Aphaxard Kiugu, today officiated the kick-off of the shortlisted tradesmen/women’s interviews held at the Embakasi Garrison. In […]

KDF CONTINUES TO IMPROVE LIVES IN LAIKIPIA

The Kenya Defence Forces Engineers Brigade under a multiagency operation are finalizing two boreholes at Kirimon and Dam-Mawe in Laikipia County to alleviate water shortage, a cause for perennial conflict […]

KDF TROOPS IN SOMALIA MARK WORLD AIDS DAY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Somalia under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) joined the rest of the world in marking the International Worlds AIDS Day under the […]

KDF TROOPS IN SOMALIA MARK WORLD AIDS DAY AT AFMADOW HOSPITAL

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the Africa Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) today commemorated the World Aids Day by sensitizing the Somalia community members on HIV/AIDs […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES MARKS WORLD AIDS DAY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) joined the world to commemorate the annual World Aids Day on 1st December 2021 at the Defence Headquarters and other KDF units across the country […]

THE COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE OFFICIALLY RECEIVES NEW PERSONNEL

The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF), Major General John Omenda officially received new KAF service members and opened their Induction Course on Monday, 29th November 2021 at the Moi Air […]

KDF ENGINEERS BRIGADE INTER-UNITS COMPETITION COMMENCES

The Engineers Brigade inter-unit sports competition kicked off on Monday 29th November 2021 at the Engineers Brigade Headquarters, Thika. The five-day tournament will see six teams compete in football, netball, […]

KDF SOLDIER SENTENCED TO FIVE YEARS IN PRISON  FOR RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES

A Kenya Defence Forces soldier was on Monday 29th November 2021 convicted to five and a half years’ imprisonment by a Court Martial sitting at Lang’ata Barracks after he was […]

CON ARTIST ARRESTED

Isaac Serem disguising as a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) service personnel was on Friday 26th November arrested at Soy area in Eldoret for suspicion of recruitment fraud. The suspect, while […]

OFFICIAL CLOSING OF THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES NATIONWIDE RECRUITMENT

The Kenya Defence Forces nationwide recruitment exercise for General Service Officer Cadets(GSO), GSO Graduate Cadets, General Duty Recruits and Defence Forces Constables officially came to an end today on 26th […]

NEW OFFICERS READY TO SERVE

H.E. Hon Uhuru Kenyatta the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of Kenya Defence Forces on Friday, 26 November 2021 Commissioned Officer Cadets’ intake 09/2021, Specialists and […]

KMA OFFICERS GRADUATION 2021

Kenya Military Academy Officer Cadets, Specialist Officers and Special Duty Officers Commissioning Parade will be held on Friday 26 November 2021. The public is hereby informed that, in keeping with […]

NTANGULETY RESIDENTS IN LAIKIPIA RECEIVE WATER AND MEDICAL AID

A multi-agency security team at Ngoisusu Military Camp today distributed clean water to cushion residents of Ntangulety village in Laikipia West, Laikipia County, from acute shortage of the commodity. Additionally, […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE COURSE VISIT KENYA ARMY HEADQUARTERS

Commander Kenya Army, Lieutenant General Walter Koipaton on Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, led Staff Officers at Headquarters Kenya Army (HQ KA) in welcoming National Defence College (NDC) staff and course […]

VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES PRESIDES OVER GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF THE WARRANT OFFICERS AND SERGEANTS’ MESS

The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla, today 23 November 2021, presided over the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of the Warrant Officers and Sergeant’s […]

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS LEGAL SERVICES HOSTS A WORKSHOP FOR COURT MARTIAL JUDGE ADVOCATES

On Tuesday, 23rd November 2021, Hon. Eugene Wamalwa, Cabinet Secretary for Defence officiated the opening of a two day workshop for judge advocates from the Judiciary of Kenya taking up […]

KDF RECRUITMENT EXERCISE CONTINUES AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE (NYS)

The KDF recruitment drive for the National Youth Service (NYS) personnel commenced at the NYS HQ in Ruaraka. The exercise attracted over 2000 candidates, as the nationwide recruitment exercise enters […]

KENYA ARMY CORPS OF TRANSPORT PARTICIPATES IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) on Wednesday, 17 2021 participated in a tree planting exercise in Kinangop Sub-county where they planted 5,000 trees at Karima Girl’s High School. The […]

SHORTLISTED SPECIALISTS AND TRADESMEN/ WOMEN 2021

The under-listed applicants have been shortlisted as Specialist Officers and Tradesmen/women. The applicants are to report for interviews as below: a. Tradesmen/ women to report to Embakasi Garrison – Nairobi, […]

KDF TROOPS DONATE POULTRY TO WOMEN GROUPS IN DHOBLEY

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Female Engagement Team (FET) deployed in Somalia under African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) on Wednesday, 17th November 2021 donated hybrid chicken to local women […]

MAN ARRESTED FOR RECRUITMENT BRIBERY SUSPICION

On Tuesday 16 November 2021, a male adult aged 58 years was arrested on suspicion of trying to influence the ongoing Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) recruitment exercise in favour of […]

KDF OFFICER COURT MARTIALED OVER RECRUITMENT MALPRACTICES.

KDF’s Captain Robert Kipkorir Mutai was today arraigned before a court-martial at Langata Barracks to answer various charges of recruitment malpractices. The officer appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Hon. Boaz […]

KENYA SPACE AGENCY AWARDS RESEARCH GRANTS FOR SPACE TECHNOLOGY TO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

The Kenya Space Agency (KSA) has today 16 November 2021 awarded, University of Nairobi, Technical University of Kenya, Kenyatta University and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology research grants […]

KDF LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE RECRUITMENT DRIVE

The Vice Chief of the Defence Forces Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla today launched the 2021 Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) nationwide field recruitment drive that will take place in 327 gazetted […]

BRIBERY ATTEMPT IN KAKAMEGA

A young man was today 15 November 2021 arrested in Malava, Kakamega County for attempting to bribe a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Officer in the ongoing countrywide recruitment drive. The […]

KDF JOINS COMMONWEALTH NATIONS IN COMMEMORATING WORLD WAR HEROES AND HEROINES

Kenya Defence Forces led by General Officer Commanding Eastern Command (GOC EastCom) Major General Ayub Matiiri, on Sunday, 14th November 2021 joined Commonwealth of Nations member states for a Commonwealth […]

LAB PRIMARY SCHOOL ALUMNI CONDUCT A MENTORSHIP PROGRAMME

Laikipia Air Base (LAB) Primary School Alumni carried out a mentorship programme and donated school stationery and sporting items to LAB primary and secondary schools on 12th November 2021. During […]

KDF AND PARTNERS IN CVE CAMPAIGNS

KDF in collaboration with the National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC) and the National Prison Service conducted a security sector counter violent extremism program targeting the frontline officers in Wundanyi Prison […]

KACT MENTORSHIP REACHES OUT

Kenya Army Corps of Transport (KACT) Welfare Team conducted a mentorship visit to Ndururuno Primary School, Huruma on 11 November 2021. The visit targeted class 4 to 8 girls who […]

DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABULARIES GRADUATE FROM SCHOOL OF INFANTRY IN ISIOLO

Defence Forces Constabularies comprising former National Youth Service (NYS) and 11 ex-KDF soldiers on 11 November 2021 graduated from School of Infantry (SOI) after competing a six months military training. […]

KENYA ARMY PERSONNEL GIVING BACK

Kenya Army Personnel from 15 Kenya Rifle Battalion stationed at Gherile-Kenya Foward Operating Base on 10th November 2021 handed over a water storage tank to Gherile Mosque. The tank will […]

PUBLIC NOTICE: CHANGE OF VENUE

Ministry of Defence wishes to inform the interested participants to take note of the change of venue for the exercise slated for Monday, 15 November 2021. Change of venue Ministry […]

ULINZI STARLETS CLINCHES SUPER CUP TITLE

Ulinzi Starlets were feted as champions of Women’s Super Cup League on Sunday 7 November 2021 after thrashing Thika Queens nine goals to eight in post-match penalties at Utalii Grounds […]

SUPPORTING CIVIL AUTHORITIES’ ACTIVITIES AS A MEASURE OF DEEPENING INTEGRATION AND WIDENING COOPERATION IN THE EAST AFRICAN REGION

The Defence Forces from the East African Community (EAC) Partner States will continue focusing on Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) activities, over and above security matters, as an effort to participate […]

MOMENT OF PRIDE AS RECRUITS GRADUATE FROM TRAINING SCHOOL

It was a moment of pride as recruits took an Oath of Allegiance to serve the Republic of Kenya as KDF soldiers after a rigorous six month training at the […]

NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY-KENYA COMPLEX GROUND-BREAKING

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kiboch on 3rd November 2021 presided over the ground-breaking ceremony to commence the construction of the National Defence University-Kenya (NDU-K) complex. […]

MWAK CONCLUDES THREE-DAY MATERNAL AND CHILD CARE OUTREACH IN THE COAST REGION

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has completed a three-day mentorship and maternal health outreach in the Coast region. They visited two military units and conducted a mentorship program […]

MULTIAGENCY SECURITY TEAM IN LAIKIPIA CONDUCT MEDICAP AND DONATE EQUIPMENT AT OL MORAN.

Multiagency security teams in Laikipia County today conducted a free Medical Camp at Ol Moran Center where residents received treatment on various illnesses such as Malaria, Diarrheal, Respiratory tract infections […]

A NEW DAWN: KDF ELEVATES STRATEGIC COMMUNICATIONS

The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Tuesday, 2nd November 2021 officially opened the newly-constructed Strategic Communications Office at the Defence Headquarters in Nairobi. The new office […]

DEFENCE CS HOSTS UK DELEGATION

The Cabinet Secretary for Defence Hon. Eugene Wamalwa has today, 02 November 2021 hosted UK Minister for Armed Forces Mr. James Heappey who is in the country on official duty. […]

DEFENCE CS OPENS THE 12TH ANNUAL RETREAT ON PEACE, SECURITY AND STABILITY IN AFRICA

Defence Cabinet Secretary Hon. Eugene Wamalwa on Monday 1 November 2021 opened the 12th session of a High Level Retreat on the Promotion of Peace, Security and Stability in Africa […]

THE 7 KR-BASED MAROON COMMANDOS BAND

7 KR-based Maroon Commandos Band this year October 1st marked its 51st anniversary. The Journey started in 1969 when the first CO of 7KR (GilgilBrks) Lt. Col. J.M.M Wambua alias […]

ADVERTISEMENT FOR RECRUITMENT OF GENERAL SERVICE OFFICER (GSO) CADETS, SPECIALIST OFFICERS, GENERAL DUTY RECRUITS, TRADESMEN/WOMEN AND DEFENCE FORCES CONSTABLES INTO THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is pleased to announce to the public that the recruitment of General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets (Regular), General Service Officer (GSO) Cadets (Graduate degree holders), […]

SOLDIERS AND THEIR DEPENDANTS FROM ELDORET REGION TO BENEFIT FROM LEVEL IV HOSPITAL

Soldiers, their families and dependants from Eldoret Region and the wider Western Region will from June 2022 benefit from a Level IV proposed Eldoret Regional Hospital (ERH). The ground breaking […]

KDF MENTORSHIP PROGRAM CONTINUES

Defence Headquarters Senior Imam Lieutenant Colonel R K Athman on 30th October 2021 held a mentorship session for Cadets and students from Moi Forces Academy, Lanet during this year’s Muslim […]

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE CONTINUE TO IMPROVE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SKILLS

The Principal Secretary, Ministry of Defence Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed on Friday 29 October 2021 closed a five-day Public Financial Expenditure Management Workshop at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies. The […]

MOST FACILITATIVE GOVERNMENT AGENCY IN TAX ENFORCEMENT AND RECOVERY

The Ministry of Defence today received an award for the Most Facilitative Government Agency in Tax Enforcement and Recovery. This category of awards is dedicated to the government agency that […]

COMMUNITY SERVICE BY THE KENYA MILITARY ACADEMY

Istructors and Cadets of the Kenya Military Academy yesterday conducted a Community Service Activity at John Mututho Empowerment Centre (Jomec). The activity was themed as ‘Exercise Boresha Mazingira’. The Kenya […]

HEADQUARTER WING SHINES IN THE 2021 MOI AIR BASE INTER-WINGS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP

Moi Air Base (MAB), Headquarter (HQ) Wing emerged the overall winners of the 2021 MAB inter-wings cross country championship held at the MAB Sina Makosa Grounds on 27th October 2021. […]

KDF PERSONNEL COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM

KDF personnel in Gerrille on 26 October 2021 met with the area leaders in a Key Leadership Engagement. Some of the issues discussed included Countering Violent Extremism and the need […]

AUCTION NOTICE

The Ministry of Defence wishes to sell the under listed casted vehicles,equipments and Boarded general stores through a public tender. Eligible and interested bidders are invited to submit their bids.

AMISOM FETES KENYAN TROOPS WITH MEDALS FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE IN SOMALIA

DHOBLEY, 26 October 2021 – The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) has awarded medals to Kenyan troops for their invaluable contribution to the ongoing peace and stabilization efforts in […]

MWAK CONCLUDES WEEK-LONG MATERNAL CAMPAIGN AND MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) has wrapped up a week-long mentorship and maternal health outreach program in five military units in Eldoret Nakuru and Gilgil regions. The activities […]

VCDF PRESIDES OVER THE KENYA DEFENCE FORCES GOLF ASSOCIATION PATRON’S PRIZE AWARD CEREMONY

The Vice Chief of Defence Forces and the patron of Kenya Defence Forces Golf Association (KDFGA) Lieutenant General Francis Ogolla presided over the KDFGA Patron’s prize ceremony at Kenya Airforce […]

AMISOM’S STORY OF CREATING STABILITY IN SOMALIA TEN YEARS LATER

AMISOM’s story of creating stability in Somalia ten years later

KDF SOLDIERS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE IN SOMALIA A DECADE AFTER ‘OPERATION LINDA NCHI’ WAS LAUNCHED

KDF soldiers share their experience in Somalia a decade after ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was launched

RESIDENTS OF LARISORO RECEIVE MEDICAL CARE FROM KDF

KDF troops from 4th Brigade currently training in Archers Post Samburu county conducted a medical camp at LARISORO Community Dispensary between 18-22 October 2021. The medical team led by Lt […]

KENYA DEFENCE FORCES COLLABORATES WITH MINISTRY OF HEALTH IN A BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

The Kenya Defence Forces in collaboration with the Ministry of Health led a Breast Cancer awareness campaign and launch of National Breast Cancer Action Plan 2021/2025 in Nakuru County Referral […]

WANAWAKE WA KDF WACHUKUA NAFASI MUHIMU SOMALIA

Somo La Somalia: Wanawake wa KDF wachukua nafasi muhimu Somalia

MULTI AGENCY PEACE CAMPAIGN GAINS MOMENTUM IN LAIKIPA WEST

Multiagency security personnel drawn from various agencies yesterday held a Key Leadership Engagement(KLE) session with elders drawn from various villages neighboring the Laikipia Nature Conservancy (LNC) at Eighteen police post […]

KDF DAY 10TH ANNIVERSARY MARKED ACROSS REGIONS

Kenya Defence Forces personnel from Kenya Air Force (KAF), Kenya Navy (KN) and the AMISOM Sector II on Saturday, 16th October 2021, marked the 10th anniversary of KDF Day from […]

KDF BAGS SILVER AND BRONZE IN OSMA GAMES IN NIGERIA

Kenya Defence Forces men and women 4x100m invitation relay teams won Silver and Bronze medals respectively in the 1st Chief of Defence Staff Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) […]

KAHAWA GARRISON HOSTS 10TH KDF DAY ANNIVERSARY

On Saturday, 16 October 2021, Kahawa Garrison hosted the 10th KDF Day Anniversary. The celebrations were led by His Excellency President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of […]

BATTLE FOR HOSINGOW

For ten years now the Kenya Defence Forces have been in Somalia in operation ‘Linda Nchi’ following an afront to the country’s sovereignty, by the Al Shabaab terror outfit. The […]

MAU WATER TOWER REFORESTATION PROJECT

On 13 October 2021, KDF participated in the launch of the “Mau Water Tower Reforestation Project” by Green Belt Movement (GBM) in collaboration with French Development Agency (AFD) a project […]

CS MONICA JUMA HANDS OVER OFFICE REIGNS TO INCOMING DEFENCE CS EUGENE WAMALWA

15 October 2021 marked the official handover of office within the Ministry of Defence (MoD) between outgoing Cabinet Secretary Ambassador (Dr) Monica Juma and the incoming CS Hon. Eugene Wamalwa […]

FULLY ARMOURED: NTV FEATURE

On this day for the last ten years, the Kenya Defence Forces have been honouring soldiers for the sacrifice they continue to give in order to defend the sovereignty of […]

SECTIONS OF SOMALIA RECOVERING FROM DECADES OF WAR

Sections of Somalia recovering from decades of war Businesses reopen as semblance of stability restored KDF has been keeping peace in Somalia for 10 years

DAY 4 OF THE EAC ARMED FORCES’ CIMIC WEEK

Yesterday, 12 October 2021 marked the fourth day of the East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces’ CIMIC Activities Week. Medics from Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) who are stationed at […]

KDF PARTICIPATES IN OSMA GAMES IN NIGERIA

Kenya Defence Forces is participating in the 1st Chief of Defence Staff Organisation of Military Sports in Africa (OSMA) Sahel Countries Military Games for Peace and Solidarity in Abuja Nigeria. […]

EAC ARMED FORCES’ FREE MEDICAL CAMP IN MATUU

The ongoing East Africa Armed Forces medical campaign continued today with a delegation from the South Sudan People’s Defence Forces (SSPDF) conducting a free medical camp in Matuu Level 4 […]

DAY 2 OF THE EAC ARMED FORCES’ CIMIC WEEK

Today, 10 October 2021 marked the second day of the EAC Armed Forces’ CIMIC Activities Week. Medics from the Rwanda Defence Forces (RDF) who are stationed at the Muumandu Health […]

KDF 10 YEARS IN SOMALIA EPISODE ONE : K24TV

KDF 10 years in Somalia    

EAST AFRICAN COMMUNITY CIMIC ACTIVITY WEEK COMMENCES.

The 3rd East African Community (EAC) Armed Forces’ Civil Military Cooperation (CIMIC) Activities Week kicked off on 9th October 2021. The annual event that will be hosted by the Republic […]

BERLIN CLIMATE AND SECURITY CONFERENCE

The Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on 7th October 2021 participated in a high level session on matters climate at the Berlin Climate and Security Conference. […]

KDF STEPS IN TO ALLEVIATE WATER SHORTAGE IN DROUGHT STRICKEN AREAS

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops working under Operation Amani Boni (OAB) on 7th October 2021 handed over two complete water pans to the residents of Basuba village, Lamu East […]

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