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File - Hassan Hanafi Haji, a former journalist accused of belonging to al-Shabab and involvement in the killings of five Somali journalists, is tied to a wooden post as he is prepared to be executed by firing squad, at a police academy in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Monday, April 11, 2016.
2016-06-27, The Guardian
In an attempt to keep news of troop deaths quiet, government arrests reporters circulating information online...
Reuters: NAIROBI, June 30 (Reuters) - Sidian Bank has approved its first car loans to experienced Uber drivers in Kenya, using a model the ride hailing service hopes can be rolled out across countries in......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Defence Forces on Wednesday morning killed four Al Shabaab terrorists who attempted to launch an attack in Milimani area, near Baure within LamuCounty. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -The sixth edition of the AirtelRising Stars received Sh12m sponsorship ahead of the Kenya Secondary Schools SportsAssociation (KSSSA)Team 2B Games that kicks-off July 6 across the regions. ......
Belfast Telegraph: Tourists in Peru are increasingly combining visits to the famous Inca citadel of Machu Picchu with tours to sample the life lived by so many of the country's people - in its slums. The sights and tastes of Lima's huge shanty towns are not the standard fare of...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Four directors of the Presidential Strategic CommunicationsUnit (PSCU) were on Wednesday suspended from office, over what sources said was "conflicting messaging." ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -National women's head coach Mike Shamiah has named a provisional squad of 18 players that will head into camp to prepare for the August Rio Olympic Games. ......
BBC News: Kenya's law society has demanded the authorities reveal the whereabouts of lawyer Willie Kimani who has been missing for a week. It believes he was abducted by "rogue elements within the...
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All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -A Kenyan seeking the removal of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Commissioners from office has told MPs that the poll agency and Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) ignored his warning on the...
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Nyamira SenatorKennedyMong'are has called on Education CS Fred Matiang'i to form an ad hoc committee to probe the increasing cases of student unrest in schools. ......
Arizona Daily Star: NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan military official says soldiers killed four Islamic extremists from Somalia's al-Shabab rebels suspected to have been planning an attack on the coastal county of Lamu. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -People who spew hatred risk either being fined Sh20 million or face 10 year in jail, if the Computer and Cybercrimes Bill 2016 is enacted to law. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -World champion Vivian Cheruiyot will headline a nail-biting contest as the star-studded OlympicsTrials gets underway on Thursday with the women's 10,000m final at the Kipchoge Keino Stadium in Eldoret. ......
All Africa: [Capital FM] Nairobi -Investigations are ongoing into the cause of the fire the razed yet another dormitory at a school in Kisii County following Education SecretaryFred Matiang'i's visit to the institution. ......