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AllAfrica.com
Seven Convicted, Five Acquitted in the July 2010 Bomb Caseconstantly located along Entebbe Rd) on May 9, 2010. DNA evidence also places L
Seven Convicted, Five Acquitted in the July 2010 Bomb Case
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constantly located along Entebbe Rd) on May 9, 2010. DNA evidence also places Luyima there. Luyima underwent training with Al Shabaab in Somalia before returning to Uganda to plan. He came back to Uganda in January 2010 (6 months before attacks) to... Read more
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Daily Record
Former terrorist warns Scotland faces real threat from IsisI waited for Tawfik Hamid. Here was a man who once rubbed shoulders with the w
Former terrorist warns Scotland faces real threat from Isis
Daily Record / Posted 9 hours ago
I waited for Tawfik Hamid. Here was a man who once rubbed shoulders with the world’s worst terrorists – men such as Ayman Al-Zawahiri, second only to Osama Bin Laden. Al-Zawahiri, who helped found Egyptian militant group Islamic Jihad, was named... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Ringleader of 2010 Uganda bombing found guilty of terrorismTwin suicide blasts claimed by Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked al-Shabaab targeted fo
Ringleader of 2010 Uganda bombing found guilty of terrorism
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 19 hours ago
Twin suicide blasts claimed by Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked al-Shabaab targeted football fans watching the World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain at a restaurant and a rugby club in the Ugandan capital. They were one of the region’s worst... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest Two Suspected Isis Terrorists, Foil Attacks in Nairobi, MombasaPolice have foiled a retaliatory terror attack and arrested two suspects in Kan
Police Arrest Two Suspected Isis Terrorists, Foil Attacks in Nairobi, Mombasa
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Police have foiled a retaliatory terror attack and arrested two suspects in Kangemi, Nairobi. The two were radicalised at the Kangemi Mosque after which they got recruited into the ISIS network by Mr Mohammed Abdi Ali, a medical intern who was... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
25 Shabaab Militants Killed in Botched Ambush on KDFNairobi — Kenya Defence Forces have killed 21 Al Shabaab terrorists who had amb
25 Shabaab Militants Killed in Botched Ambush on KDF
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Nairobi — Kenya Defence Forces have killed 21 Al Shabaab terrorists who had ambushed them in Somalia. A statement from the military headquarters says those killed include junior level commander Salad Bart who was leading the group that was laying an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Two Arrested As Police Foil Nairobi, Mombasa Terror Plotswhich is the main target for the terrorists. Kinoti said police surveillance h
Two Arrested As Police Foil Nairobi, Mombasa Terror Plots
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which is the main target for the terrorists. Kinoti said police surveillance had been heightened following attempts by Al Shabaab to infiltrate Kenya through Lacta belt in Somalia. "We have over the last two months arrested eight Tanzanians... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenyan Army Says Kills 21 Shabaab Militants in SomaliaThe Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops have killed 21 Al-Shabaab militants in Ha
Kenyan Army Says Kills 21 Shabaab Militants in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops have killed 21 Al-Shabaab militants in Hawina, Somalia, on Monday. The dead include a junior-level commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in charge of the group. KDF said in a statement that its... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya police arrest 2 for planning Islamic State-linked attackat a university in 2015 in the northeastern town of Garissa. Picture: AFP. Isl
Kenya police arrest 2 for planning Islamic State-linked attack
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
at a university in 2015 in the northeastern town of Garissa. Picture: AFP. Islamic State,Kenya,Islamic State militants,al Shabaab militants,Kenya attacks NAIROBI – Kenyan police said on Wednesday they had arrested two people linked to Islamic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Holds Breath for Decision on Worst Terror CaseBy Anthony Wesaka and Juliet Kigongo Kampala — Not even the lapse of time has
Nation Holds Breath for Decision on Worst Terror Case
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Anthony Wesaka and Juliet Kigongo Kampala — Not even the lapse of time has erased the harrowing memories. Six years ago, on July 11, 2010, Uganda collided with its most catastrophic terrorist attacks. More than 70 people; soccer fans and... Read more
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Breitbart
Kenya to Shut Down World’s Largest Refugee Camp over Jihadi Recruitmentrefugee camp, believed to be the world’s largest, because it has become a relia
Kenya to Shut Down World’s Largest Refugee Camp over Jihadi Recruitment
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refugee camp, believed to be the world’s largest, because it has become a reliable recruitment center for the jihadi group Al-Shabaab. Ruto and his administration face stiff opposition from the United Nations in doing so, which insists the camp is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya says its troops killed 21 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia21 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia An al-Shabaab spokesman said its fighters ha
Kenya says its troops killed 21 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
21 al-Shabaab fighters in Somalia An al-Shabaab spokesman said its fighters had killed five soldiers and wounded eight. Al Shabaab militants. Picture: AFP MOGADISHU – Kenya’s military said on Wednesday it had killed 21 al-Shabaab fighters in... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Could laptop bomb that made this hole have been got on ill-fated EgyptAir MS804?Critically though, if this is the case, it could mean that terrorists have disc
Could laptop bomb that made this hole have been got on ill-fated EgyptAir MS804?
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Critically though, if this is the case, it could mean that terrorists have discovered a way of evading airport security checks. Mystery still surrounds what brought down the Paris to Cairo flight over the Mediterranean seven days ago, killing all 66... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Somalia Travel WarningThe U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Somalia bec
Somalia Travel Warning
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens to avoid travel to Somalia because of continuous threats by the al-Qaida affiliated terrorist group, al-Shabaab. U.S. citizens should also be aware of the risks of kidnappings in all parts of Somalia,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugees - World Won't Listen to Kenyagovernment planned to shut down the Dadaab refugee camp did not come as a surpr
Refugees - World Won't Listen to Kenya
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
government planned to shut down the Dadaab refugee camp did not come as a surprise to many foreign policy observers. For almost a quarter of a century, Kenya has played host to hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing violent conflict, political... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2010 Kampala Bombings Case Judgment TomorrowAfter a year of trial, Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo will deliver his judgment on
2010 Kampala Bombings Case Judgment Tomorrow
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
After a year of trial, Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo will deliver his judgment on Thursday in the case against 13 men accused of masterminding the July 2010 Kampala bombings. Some 76 people died and many more were injured in the two bombings at... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya says its troops kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia Kenyan troops struck a group of al-Shabaab fighters in the west of the countr
Kenya says its troops kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Kenyan troops struck a group of al-Shabaab fighters in the west of the country, near the Kenyan border. A screen-grab from a CNN video taking a look at the Al-Shabaab militant group... Read more
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Business Insider
EGYPTAIR CRASH: Experts should be worried about the Somali laptop bombing scenarioA laptop bomb aboard Daallo Airlines Flight 159 exploded shortly after takeoff
EGYPTAIR CRASH: Experts should be worried about the Somali laptop bombing scenario
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
A laptop bomb aboard Daallo Airlines Flight 159 exploded shortly after takeoff from Mogadishu. One passenger was killed as he was blown out of the hole in the fuselage. The plane managed to turn around and land at Mogadishu airport with no further... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Army Kills 21 Shabaab Militants in SomaliaKenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops killed 21 Al-Shabaab militants in Hawina, Som
Army Kills 21 Shabaab Militants in Somalia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops killed 21 Al-Shabaab militants in Hawina, Somalia, on Monday. The dead include a junior-level commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in-charge of the group. KDF said in a statement that its troops were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Lauds Soldiers for SacrificePresident Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded Kenyan soldiers for their dedication to int
President Kenyatta Lauds Soldiers for Sacrifice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
President Uhuru Kenyatta has lauded Kenyan soldiers for their dedication to international peace missions. Mr Kenyatta said some of the soldiers ended up sacrificing their lives to protect the country. "Our soldiers command a lot of honour and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close DadaabYet the decision to repatriate Somali refugees and close down Dadaab Refugee Ca
The Pressures Behind the Decision to Close Dadaab
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Yet the decision to repatriate Somali refugees and close down Dadaab Refugee Camp did not fall from the sky. Speaking with various diplomatic sources, both within and outside government, has revealed five main reasons behind the closure. President... Read more
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News.com.au
21 terrorists killed in SomaliaKenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaa
21 terrorists killed in Somalia
News.com.au / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in neighbouring Somalia. The dead include junior al-Shabaab commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in charge of the group, army spokesman Colonel David... Read more
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Perth Now
21 terrorists killed in SomaliaKenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaa
21 terrorists killed in Somalia
Perth Now / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in neighbouring Somalia. The dead include junior al-Shabaab commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in charge of the group, army spokesman Colonel David... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya says its forces kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in SomaliaMOGADISHU: Kenya's military said on Wednesday it had killed 21 al Shabaab fight
Kenya says its forces kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU: Kenya's military said on Wednesday it had killed 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia where its troops are trying to defeat the militant Islamist group that has often struck civilian targets inside Kenya. Kenyan troops, which are in Somalia... Read more
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The Star
Kenya says its forces kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in SomaliaMOGADISHU (Reuters) - Kenya's military said on Wednesday it had killed 21 al Sh
Kenya says its forces kill 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia
The Star / Posted 2 days ago
MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Kenya's military said on Wednesday it had killed 21 al Shabaab fighters in Somalia where its troops are trying to defeat the militant Islamist group that has often struck civilian targets inside Kenya. Kenyan troops, which are... Read more
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Adelaide Now
21 terrorists killed in SomaliaKenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaa
21 terrorists killed in Somalia
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in neighbouring Somalia. The dead include junior al-Shabaab commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in charge of the group, army spokesman Colonel David... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Somalia on Recovery Path After Decades of RuinTen years ago, Somalia was in a state of near-hopelessness as Mogadishu was con
Somalia on Recovery Path After Decades of Ruin
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Ten years ago, Somalia was in a state of near-hopelessness as Mogadishu was conquered by a coalition of Muslim clerics who routed 11 notorious warlords and their militias who had ruled the city for one-and-a-half decades. Union of Islamic Courts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Operation Linda Boni a Success, Says Lamu Administratorforces who have been conducting the multiagency Operation Linda Boni for nine m
Operation Linda Boni a Success, Says Lamu Administrator
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
forces who have been conducting the multiagency Operation Linda Boni for nine months now have successfully flushed out Al-Shabaab militants from the Boni Forest. Speaking to the Nation in Lamu on Sunday, Mr Kanyiri said what all the soldiers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
DP Ruto Tells Global Leaders Meeting Dadaab Decision Finalthe camp had lost its humanitarian character and instead mutated into a centre
DP Ruto Tells Global Leaders Meeting Dadaab Decision Final
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the camp had lost its humanitarian character and instead mutated into a centre for radicalisation, planning and training of al Shabaab terrorists as well as a conduit for contraband goods, weapons, electronics and sugar which is killing local... Read more
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The Courier Mail
21 terrorists killed in SomaliaKenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaa
21 terrorists killed in Somalia
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya's army has killed 21 fighters from the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab in neighbouring Somalia. The dead include junior al-Shabaab commander Salad Bart, who is believed to have been in charge of the group, army spokesman Colonel David... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya Should Embrace Refugees as Vital Contributors to EconomyFew countries have done more to provide a safe haven for refugees than Kenya. A
Kenya Should Embrace Refugees as Vital Contributors to Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Few countries have done more to provide a safe haven for refugees than Kenya. And few countries have suffered the brutality of terrorism more than this country. In justifying the closing of refugee camps that are home to more than 600,000 people,... Read more
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Slate
Why Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?Who's winning, who's losing, and why. When it comes to calling our enemies nam
Why Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?
Slate / Posted 2 days ago
Who's winning, who's losing, and why. When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft. President Obama has failed America again. He... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ngugi's New Book Embolden DictatorsKenya someday, our so-called national leaders and their partner thieves in the
Ngugi's New Book Embolden Dictators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Kenya someday, our so-called national leaders and their partner thieves in the corporate world would serve as good wives of al Shabaab. Lastly, as my dog Sigmund will tell you when he's in a happy mood and not doing his fishy CIA assignments, since... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Mapped: The world's most authoritarian destinationsThe former Soviet state, which has recently been trying to enforce a ban on bea
Mapped: The world's most authoritarian destinations
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The former Soviet state, which has recently been trying to enforce a ban on beards, was already one of the world’s most constrained countries, according to the nonpartisan organisation, Freedom House, which gave it a score of just 16 out of 100 in... Read more
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dna
Dadaab shutdown: World's biggest refugee camp to be closed by Kenya in 2016by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their
Dadaab shutdown: World's biggest refugee camp to be closed by Kenya in 2016
dna / Posted 3 days ago
by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their recruitment into terror networks, including Al Shabaab and Al Qaeda, is a threat to the world ... The route to (Islamic State) is established." Ruto, who was due to... Read more
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Quartz
Eritreans are still waiting on freedom, 25 years after independencestill waiting on freedom, 25 years after independence Mickael, a migrant from
Eritreans are still waiting on freedom, 25 years after independence
Quartz / Posted 3 days ago
still waiting on freedom, 25 years after independence Mickael, a migrant from Eritrea, sits close to a security fence in Calais, France. (Reuters/Pascal Rossignol) Two years later a referendum overwhelmingly confirmed the country’s independence.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this yearcommunity to build schools and other infrastructure across the border to lure r
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
community to build schools and other infrastructure across the border to lure refugees back. Picture: AFP. Kenya,al Shabaab,Somalia rebels,al Shabaab stronghold,Kenya military,Kenya Red Cross,Kenya refugees,The Somali Crisis Group,Somali... Read more
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Reuters
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this yearby extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their recruitment into terror networks, including al Shabaab and al Qaeda, is a threat to the world ... The route to (Islamic State) is established." Ruto, who was due to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this yearby extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their recruitment into terror networks, including al Shabaab and al Qaeda, is a threat to the world ... The route to (Islamic State) is established." Ruto, who was due to... Read more
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The Star
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this yearby extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their
Kenya will close world's biggest refugee camp this year
The Star / Posted 3 days ago
by extremist elements in the camp, especially of young people," he said. "Their recruitment into terror networks, including al Shabaab and al Qaeda, is a threat to the world ... The route to (Islamic State) is established." Ruto, who was due to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When Police Break the Law, Society is at Riskbeen calling for closer collaboration with the public through community policin
When Police Break the Law, Society is at Risk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
been calling for closer collaboration with the public through community policing in the war against hardened criminals and Al Shabaab terrorists. While police bosses maintained that some of the protesters had carried bags of rocks, which they... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Camps Are Terrorist Dens, We Need a New Deal for Refugeesfinding it hard to stick up for. Like the Nazi concentration camps or the "con
Camps Are Terrorist Dens, We Need a New Deal for Refugees
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
finding it hard to stick up for. Like the Nazi concentration camps or the "concentration villages" that marked the brutal end of the British Empire, in Kenya, refugee camps are relics of the uniquely destructive and troubled 20th century that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Preventing Incitement to Violence Under the Cover of ReligionMost violent groups in Africa in particular and the world in general carry out
Preventing Incitement to Violence Under the Cover of Religion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Most violent groups in Africa in particular and the world in general carry out their violent terrorist acts under the cover of religion. To mention but few, Al-Shabaab and Boko Haram have for long been causing violence which has been resulting in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Refugee Crisis - Its About the Money and the Global Politicsneeds," The EastAfrican was told. Dr Kibicho however denies that prospects of
Refugee Crisis - Its About the Money and the Global Politics
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
needs," The EastAfrican was told. Dr Kibicho however denies that prospects of increased funding was the motivating factor in the decision, instead saying that the insecurity and Al Shabaab terror cells within these camps was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. in Dilemma Over What Action to Take Against Museveniaction to take against President Yoweri Museveni, whose governance record has b
U.S. in Dilemma Over What Action to Take Against Museveni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
action to take against President Yoweri Museveni, whose governance record has been criticised by senior Washington officials. The EastAfrican has learnt from a well-placed source within the Ugandan government that President Museveni is still... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ngugi's New Book Will Only Embolden African DictatorsKenya someday, our so-called national leaders and their partner thieves in the
Ngugi's New Book Will Only Embolden African Dictators
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Kenya someday, our so-called national leaders and their partner thieves in the corporate world would serve as good wives of al Shabaab. Lastly, as my dog Sigmund will tell you when he's in a happy mood and not doing his fishy CIA assignments, since... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
25 Years After Independence Eritreans Still Yearn for Freedomworld and is run by a repressive government. The Conversation Africa's politics
25 Years After Independence Eritreans Still Yearn for Freedom
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
world and is run by a repressive government. The Conversation Africa's politics and society editor, Thabo Leshilo, asked Valerie Frank* to shed light on the secretive country as it marks this milestone. Two years later a referendum overwhelmingly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stability Key in Somalia Before Refugees Can Return- the country the refugees are supposed to return to - was reeling with challen
Stability Key in Somalia Before Refugees Can Return
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
- the country the refugees are supposed to return to - was reeling with challenges posed by terrorism stemming from the Al Shabaab terror group. Though Kenya has stated that its decision to shut the Dadaab Camp was final, Aboulatta told the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why the UN Needs a 'Peace Industrial Complex'the Closing Session: Post-2015 Development Agenda at the United Nations in New
Why the UN Needs a 'Peace Industrial Complex'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the Closing Session: Post-2015 Development Agenda at the United Nations in New York. United Nations — In a world where annual defence spending is over 1.6 trillion dollars and the UN Peacebuilding Fund receives less than 700 million dollars, it... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Meet Kenya's Home Guards, hunting for al-ShabaabAs the sun goes down, home guards Farah Aden Zatton, Kulane Muhamed Ahamed and
Meet Kenya's Home Guards, hunting for al-Shabaab
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 5 days ago
As the sun goes down, home guards Farah Aden Zatton, Kulane Muhamed Ahamed and Daud Omar Kalil set out for their evening patrol in Ijara. Photo / Foreign Policy The men who form Kenya's first line of defence against the Somali militant group... Read more
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Market Watch
Lack of downing claim adds to EgyptAir mysteryAlmost 72 hours after the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 raised concern t
Lack of downing claim adds to EgyptAir mystery
Market Watch / Posted 5 days ago
Almost 72 hours after the disappearance of EgyptAir Flight 804 raised concern that terrorists again may have struck commercial aviation, the absence of anyone taking responsibility has prompted questions about what transpired on the Airbus A320... Read more
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