Kenya: Cabinet Approves Formation of Counter-IED Centre


The Cabinet has approved the establishment of a Counter-Improvised Explosive Device(C-IED) Centre in Embakasi Nairobi, in the wake of terror incidents in the country – the latest being the Riverside one where 21 people were killed.

The centre that will be a constituent college of the International Peace Support Training Centre, is expected to equip Kenya Defence Forces personnel with the knowledge and technology to robustly detect and safely disarm IEDs.

The Cabinet meeting discussed and approved an agreement where Germany has offered to donate 1.8 million Euros for the construction of the C-IED Centre.

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Source: All Africa