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Twin Blasts in Northern Kenya Kill One Officer, Wound 12 Soldiers

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Listen Mandera (Alshahid)-Twin blasts killed one police officer and wounded twelve soldiers in two towns in North Eastern Kenya on Sunday, local officials said, in the latest in a string of attacks since Kenyan troops crossed the border into Somalia two months ago. Police in the town of Mandera said a remote-controlled explosive device detonated […]

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Terror Financing Worries to End Somalia Wire Transfers

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Listen Thousands of people in the Twin Cities Somali community may soon be unable to send money to family members who desperately needed it to survive now that one of the last banks providing wire transfers to Somalia plans to stop over terror financing concerns in a country that is suffering from one of the […]

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Interview: ‘Kenyan Incursion Undermines Somalia’

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Listen The continued insurgency in Somalia has partly been blamed on the presence of foreign forces in the country. Recently, Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki his force’s joining AMISOM. Makerere University lecturer of International Relations Philip Kasaija, who participated in the formation of the Djibouti agreement which provided for the formation of the current Transitional Federal […]

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Kenya and Sudan Headed for Showdown As Deadline Looms

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Listen By Fred Oluoch Nairobi (The East African)-In October 2011, Malawi also came under fire from the international community and rights groups when it hosted President Bashir. In a statement to the ICC, Malawi said that “as a member of the African Union, (it) fully aligns itself with the position adopted by the African Union.” […]

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