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Kenya bus attack survivor tells how gunmen selected their victims

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle. And then the shooting stopped. Apparently each gunman thought the other shot Ochwodho. He lay perfectly still until the 20 Islamic […]

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Somali PM sends condolences to Kenya government

By   /  November 23, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Somalia Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed expressed his deepest condolences to the families of friends of those killed in the terrorist bus attack on Saturday in Kenya’s northeastern region in which 20 passengers from Mandera to Nairobi were killed. “My heart goes out to our Kenyan brothers and sisters on this tragic day. My […]

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Tension remains high as Mombasa police recover eight grenades

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Tension remains in the coastal city of Mombasa on Monday after a Muslim youth was killed following the massive security operation conducted on two mosques. Police have raided two controversial mosques, Masjid Shuhaad and Sakina, to flush out radical youth who were allegedly planning to carry out terror attacks in the coastal city. More […]

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Kenya police shoot dead man, arrest 250 during mosque raids

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Kenyan police shot dead a man and arrested about 250 others when they searched two mosques in this port city that they said were used to recruit militants and stash weapons, senior officials said on Monday. Kenya has been trying to break up militant networks it blames for a series of attacks on the […]

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UN halves food aid to Kenya

By   /  November 15, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Nairobi – Food rations vital for half a million refugees in Kenya will be slashed in half due to an aid shortfall, the United Nations said on Friday in an appeal to donors. “Cutting rations is the last resort”, UN World Food Programme (WFP) deputy chief for Kenya Paul Turnbull said, calling for $38m […]

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Lt. Col. Olanya denies sale of AMISOM fuel

By   /  November 14, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen THE former UPDF commander under African Union Mission to Somalia (AMISOM), Lt. Col. Benson Olanya has denied sale 720 litres of fuel. Olanya made the rebuttal on Thursday at the General Court Martial as he started his defense during his trial. Olanya, 52, is accused of diverting 420 litres and 300 litres of fuel, […]

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EAJA elects new leaders, admits new members

By   /  November 12, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Eastern Africa Journalists Association (EAJA) has on Tuesday elected a team of new leaders as part of its efforts to strengthen its position as a leading advocacy organization for the rights of journalists in Eastern African Region. The new leadership was elected at an Extra-ordinary General Meeting of the association in Bujumbura, Burundi. The […]

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Seven Kenya police killed, 17 missing after attack

By   /  November 1, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen Seven police officers were killed and 17 others were missing following an attack blamed on local tribesmen in Kenya’s remote north, police sources said Saturday. The officers, missing since Friday, are believed to have been ambushed during a security operation in the impoverished, arid region of Lake Turkana, the scene of regular raids and […]

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Refugees in Kenya may become citizens under new law

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News, Refugees  /  No Comments

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Listen REFUGEES in Kenya can apply and be granted citizenship, if a proposed law is passed and adopted. The law being drafted by the Department of Refugee Affairs will replace the Refugee Act of 2006, which the government said has failed to address refugee issues adequately. The bill is expected to be tabled in Parliament […]

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If Somalia Is a Success, What Does Failure Look Like?

By   /  September 14, 2014  /  East Africa, Featured, News  /  No Comments

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Listen President Obama laid out a strategy for “degrading and destroying” the Islamic State (IS) on Wednesday night. He called for targeted airstrikes, training local security forces, and more intelligence. Interestingly, he said, “This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us while supporting partners on the front lines is one that we have successfully […]

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