Tag: KDF

Uphold KDF’s stellar reputation, President Ruto to new command

President William Ruto has asked the newly appointed top command of the Kenya Defence Forces to uphold the institution’s integrity and professionalism. The President said KDF has a rich history of unwavering dedication, commitment and discipline that have positioned Kenya in a very positive manner. “Our KDF has a history of professionalism, loyalty and commitment. Read more…

Candle lighting memorial service held in honour of Nakuru-born KDF Captain Litali who perished in chopper crash alongside CDF General Ogolla, 8 other gallant soldiers

Residents of Nakuru County on Sunday April 21, 2024 evening joined for a candle lighting memorial to honour the Nakuru-born KDF Captain Hillary Litali who lost his life in the chopper crash that also claimed CDF General Francis Omondi Ogola and 8 others. The candle lighting event was Coordinated by Mary Kins. It should be Read more…

MP Njoki vows to support talents despite sports kitty having been scraped from NG-CDF

Bahati Member of Parliament Irene Njoki has vowed to continue supporting talents in all the wards in her constituency. This despite Government having done away with sports kitty under the NG-CDF. The Lawmaker through representatives from her office on Monday April 8, 2024 presented sports equipment and attire to Kenya Military Academy under-20 football team Read more…

President Ruto lauds KDF on performance

President William Ruto has commended the Kenya Defence Forces as an institution that excellently discharges its mandate. He said the military has been a model institution that has guaranteed Kenya’s peace and stability. Noting that the strength of a nation is dependent on its institutions, the President said the government is strengthening the Kenya Defence Read more…

President Ruto makes changes in KDF

On the advice of the Defence Council, President William Ruto upheld the Council’s recommendations and made various promotions, postings and appointments of Kenya Defence Forces Officers as follows: Major General Charles Muriu Kahariri has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and appointed the Vice Chief of the Defence Forces. He replaces Lieutenant General Read more…

Community engagement at Beles Qooqani

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) at Belles Qooqani, participated in various community engagement activities with the area residents. This was in a bid to cement close working relations with the locals in the region. In the conduct of the Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC), widows in the Read more…

Laikipia Air Base Primary awards best performers of 2023 KCPE

It was joyous moment at Laikipia Air Base Primary School as best performers in the 2023 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education were awarded. The ceremony was presided over by Base Commander Laikipia Air Base (LAB), Brigadier Mohamud Farah. Laikipia Airbase Primary School is a Public Primary School, located in Central Laikipia near Nanyuki Town, Laikipia Read more…