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Why Koigi Addressed Meetings With Moi To Say No To The New Constitution

Listen Since I went to a meeting with former President Moi at Kabarnet, there were many people who wondered what I was doing with him in the no camp. Because of my silence, there have been many speculations that I wish to end. To begin with, I never chose my enmity with Moi and I […]

Uganda President Museveni heaps praise on Kenya

Uganda President Museveni heaps praise on Kenya

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has praised Kenyans for pushing for the ratifivcation of the new constitution which they promulgated on Friday. Museveni spoke at State luncheon hosted by President Kibaki and the First Lady at State House, Nairobi where he also challenged residents of the East African region to initiate programmes […]

Somali pirate confesses over US warship attack

Somali pirate confesses over US warship attack

Listen Washington ( Ashahid) – A Somali man has admitted attacking a US warship in April after mistaking it for a merchant vessel. Jama Idle Ibrahim and five others chased the USS Ashland and opened fire on it before being captured, court papers said. He pleaded guilty to piracy-related charges in Norfolk, Virginia, and faces […]

Somalia’s busiest street closed as fighting rages

Somalia’s busiest street closed as fighting rages

Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid) – Somalia’s bsiest street at Mekka Al-mukarama has been cordoned and totally closed to the public by the African Union troops AMISOM after clashes between rebels and government troops intensified killing more than 20 combatants and civilians. Mekka-almukara was the only street that the public traffic was using and also the other […]

Bashir’s invitation to Kenya meant to undermine ICC, Kenya lawyer

Bashir’s invitation to Kenya meant to undermine ICC, Kenya lawyer

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – The invitation of Sudanese President Omar al Bashir to Friday’s promulgation of the new constitution continued to elicit condemnation on Saturday with city lawyer Paul Muite terming government,s move rubbish. Mr Muite claimed the invitation of President Bashir was a wider plot by the government to undermine the work of the […]

Somali envoy found dead at his residence

Somali envoy found dead at his residence

Listen Luzaka (Alshahid) – SOMALI’S Ambassador to Zambia Omar Mohammad Umar was on Sunday found dead in the toilet at his Kabulonga residence in unclear circumstances. Commissioner of police Graphael Musamba confirmed the development in an interview on Wednesday. “We want to confirm that the Somali ambassador to Zambia whose names are Omar Mohammad Umar […]

Kenya PM Raila’s new law promulgation speech

Kenya PM Raila’s new law promulgation speech

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – The following is a full speech of Kenya’s PM Raila Odinga during the promulgation of the new constitution. SPEECH BY THE RT. HON. RAILA ODINGA, PRIME MINISTER OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA, DURING THE ENACTMENT OF A NEW CONSTITUTION FOR KENYA AT UHURU PARK, NAIROBI; AUGUST 27, 2010. Your Excellency the […]

Kenya President’s new constitution Promulgation speech

Kenya President’s new constitution Promulgation speech

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid) – The following is the complete speech by Kenya’s President Mwai Kibaki on the occasion of the promulgation of the new constitution recently ratified through a referendum. SPEECH BY H.E. HON. MWAI KIBAKI, C.G.H., M.P., PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA ON THE OCCASION OF THE […]

TFG advice civilians to remain calm as Alshabab offensive set to begin

TFG advice civilians to remain calm as Alshabab offensive set to begin

Listen Mogadishu (Alshahid) –Somalia Transitional Federal Government (TFG) has advised civilians to remain calm as their intelligence sources reveal that Alshabab offensive is set to begin with 24 hours. The government has assured Somalis that it is ready for the attacks and will protect citizens who are the main target of the rebels. The Press […]

Joint Statement by regional and international community condemning Alshabab attacks

Joint Statement by regional and international community condemning Alshabab attacks

Listen Nairobi (Alshahid)) –Regional and international organizations released a joint statement in Nairobi condemning Alshabab rebels who are the Somalia branch of al-Qaida terror group for killing Somali people. The League of Arab States, Norway, the United States, the African Union Mission in Somalia, the European Union, the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, and the United […]