Kenya

Kenya watchdog says investigating police over actions at university

0 Visits: 326 | Saturday September 30, 2017 - 20:44:33
NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan government watchdog said on Friday it was investigating whether police had assaulted students during protests this week at the University of Nairobi over the detention of an opposition lawmaker.

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Kenyan Army Sets fire on Local Telecom Company offices in Southern Somalia

0 Visits: 545 | Monday September 18, 2017 - 22:33:26
BARDHERA (Horn Observer) Heavily armed Kenyan military set fire on local telecom company base in Somalia's Gedo region, local media reports.

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Kenyan police fire tear gas after women attacked at election meeting

0 Visits: 223 | Wednesday September 13, 2017 - 22:19:46
KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan police in the western city of Kisumu fired tear gas and bullets in the air on Wednesday to disperse young men who broke into a hotel and beat women attending an election meeting, an officer said.

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Kenyan election commission sets Oct. 17 as date for new vote

0 Visits: 197 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 20:47:33
NAIROBI - Kenya's election commission on Monday set Oct. 17 as the date for a new vote ordered by the Supreme Court when it annulled an August poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

0 Visits: 255 | Monday August 28, 2017 - 18:23:28
NAIROBI - Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 from Monday, as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect.

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Suspected Somali militants kill five Kenyan police officers: sources

0 Visits: 294 | Wednesday August 16, 2017 - 06:50:29
NAIROBI - Suspected Somali Islamist militants killed five police officers in an ambush in northeastern Kenya on Tuesday, according to police sources, the latest in a string of deadly attacks.

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Somalia: President Farmaajo congratulates Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election

0 Visits: 349 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 00:16:48
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) : Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo congratulated Kenyan elect President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election as the President of the Republic of Kenya for a second term, soon after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) declared.

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Somalia: Al Shabab Executes Kenyan Prisoner

0 Visits: 420 | Sunday August 06, 2017 - 19:56:44
MOGADISHU (Horn Observer) The Somali militant group Al Shabaab released video of the execution of captured KDF soldier, who was caught at the El Adde attack in Gedo region, reports said.

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Press Freedom and Freedom of Expression During Elections in Kenya

0 Visits: 421 | Saturday August 05, 2017 - 07:15:43
Nairobi, KENYA: Media Industry and Freedom of Expression stakeholders have held a meeting in in Nairobi to review the electoral environment and the state of press freedom and freedom of information ahead of the General Elections due on Tuesday August 8, 2017.

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Somalia Immigration Chief Commends the Quality and the Security of the Somali Passports in a Television Talk show

0 Visits: 261 | Saturday July 29, 2017 - 08:42:15
MOGADISHU, (Horn Observer) The Somali Immigration Chief Col. Mohamed Adam Kofi said that the agency made significant progress especially accelerating the public service, held over 100 training to improve the capacity of the employees and started the review process of the Somali immigration laws.

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Kenyan Military Convoy came under Attack in Somalia's Gedo Region

0 Visits: 415 | Monday July 24, 2017 - 15:40:29
BAIDOA, (Horn Observer) a convoy from Kenyan Defense Forces came under attack outside Bardhere, Gedo region, after a landmine hit the convoy followed by firefight, officials said. Meanwhile Puntland officials said to have arrested 10 suspected Shabaab members.

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Somalia: Kenyan Fighter Jets Hit Shabab Basis in Gedo Region - Official

0 Visits: 389 | Monday July 17, 2017 - 08:54:08
BARDHERE, Somalia July 17 (Horn Observer) Kenyan Fighter Jets have on Sunday hit several targets in a Shabab controlled areas in Gedo region, close to the Kenyan borders, officials and residents said.

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Kenya seeks to restrict political commentary on social media ahead of elections, CPJ says

0 Visits: 145 | Thursday July 06, 2017 - 22:58:31
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) — Kenyan authorities should ensure that proposed social media guidelines do not prevent journalists from reporting critically or close the space for public debate ahead of general elections due to take place August 8, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in a statement.

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Kenyan Immigration Arrests Somali Youth at Jomo Kenyatta Airport

0 Visits: 174 | Sunday July 02, 2017 - 14:29:56
NAIROBI (Horn Observer) Kenyan Immigration have reported arrested Somali youth travelling to the Somali capital Mogadishu at the Jommo Kenyatta International Airports, Somalia's Onkod Radio reported

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Shabaab bombs use explosives seized from Kenyan bases, expert says

0 Visits: 177 | Saturday July 01, 2017 - 15:11:40
By KEVIN J. KELLEY for Daily Nation: Material in some of the bombs detonated by Al-Shabaab was seized in raids on Kenyan military bases inside Somalia, according to a researcher who has studied the insurgents' use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

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American Jewish World Service Launches East Africa Crisis Fund

0 Visits: 222 | Tuesday June 06, 2017 - 22:03:51
NEW YORK, NY – East Africa is currently experiencing its largest humanitarian crisis since 1945. A crippling two-year drought, exacerbated by climate change and conflict, has placed millions of people at risk of starvation. South Sudan declared famine in mid-February and several counties in Kenya…

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Chairman of AU Commission condemns the attacks in Mandera and Garissa, Kenya

0 Visits: 218 | Monday May 29, 2017 - 23:55:41
Addis Ababa (Horn Observer Online) The Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), H.E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, strongly condemns the multiple attacks perpetrated by Al-Shabaab terrorists on 24 May 2017 in Mandera, and on 25 May 2017 in Garissa, Kenya, resulting in the death of several police…

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Most wanted terror suspect Fatuma Mohamed found dead

0 Visits: 421 | Monday April 17, 2017 - 08:18:29
One of Kenya's most wanted terror suspects is dead. Ms Fatuma Mohamed Masou had a Sh2 million bounty on her head, and was the wife of slain terrorist Kassim Omondi, who was killed by police during a raid in 2013.

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Somalia threatens to impose ban on miraa from Kenya

0 Visits: 781 | Sunday December 25, 2016 - 18:07:13
Somalia is threatening to re-impose a ban on miraa from Kenya in what it accuses Nairobi of disregarding an agreement to resume direct flights with Mogadishu.

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Man jailed for 10 years for travelling to Somalia

0 Visits: 345 | Wednesday October 19, 2016 - 18:16:08
By MANASE OTSIALO for DAILY NATION A 32-year-old man was on Tuesday jailed by a Mandera court to serve 10 years imprisonment for travelling to Somalia unlawfully.

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