In the past, the deployment was not so successful and troops were also accused of looting.
President Museveni says UPDF lost 54 soldiers when al-Shabaab overran a base in Somalia on May 26.
Somalia’s security problem, lack of funds and entrenched clannism have often combined to limit possibility of universal suffrage.
The proposed bill is unpopular among many Kenyans anxious about the prospects of a further rise in the cost of living.
Kenya’s Foreign minister says Nairobi is changing tack to active engagements that make Kenya the go-to country on the continent.