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October 17, 2017 6:47 PM Baby survives gunshot wound in Nasa demos

Two-year-old Shantelle was playing with her mates in Nyamasaria, Kisumu. Then she fell down suddenly, crying. Her mother, Lydia Kageha, who rushed there, thought one of her playmates had hit her with a stone. On Monday night, doctors at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital took just two minutes to remove the bullet lodged in her shoulder

October 17, 2017 10:51 AM Minnesota Somalis mourn, pray for those impacted by bombing

Minneapolis - Members of Minnesota's large Somali community said on Monday they are heartbroken and grieving, but searching for ways to help after the weekend bombing in Somalia that killed more than 300 people. The truck bombing in Somalia's capital of Mogadishu on Saturday also left scores missing and nearly 400 people injured. In Minnesota, home to the largest 2

October 17, 2017 10:39 AM Bullet removed from girl's neck

Doctors on Monday night successfully removed a bullet lodged in a two-year-old's neck, after she was shot in Kisumu County. The medics at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital operated on the girl, identified as Shantel Mary Kageha, and removed the bullet at 10pm. The Hospital’s Medical Superintendent Juliana Otieno told the Nation 2

October 17, 2017 10:30 AM Two Somali-Americans Killed in Mogadishu Bomb as Minnesota Vigil Honors Victims of ‘Somalia’s 9/11’

At least two Somali-Americans were reportedly among the more than 300 people killed in a double truck bombing in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Saturday. Mohamoud Elmi, a Somali-American in his early 30s from Ohio, and Ahmed Abdi Karin Eyow—a 50-year-old father of three from Minnesota—have both been confirmed as killed in the attack, which is thought

October 17, 2017 8:28 AM MPs' lives threatened over Age Limit Bill

Two legislators who have been pushing for the scrapping of the presidential age limit were attacked in Uganda this and last week. An MP’s family was almost burnt in their house, while in the second incident a mob almost lynched another MP. Suspected arsonists attempted to set ablaze the home of Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga in Anyafiyo Village 1

October 17, 2017 7:56 AM Journalist gives first-hand account of deadly Mogadishu attack

Johannesburg - Mohamed Sheikh Nor was relaxing and playing with his 10-month-old daughter when his home shook with the worst bombing Somalia's capital had seen to date. "Then there was a huge blast," the video journalist for The Associated Press said on Monday. "At first I thought it was directed at our house. We were covered in smoke and dust." The explosion 1

October 17, 2017 4:00 AM Mother of ex-hostage Amanda Lindhout speaks out on ‘victim shaming,’ Joshua Boyle and her ‘disgust’ with Ottawa

Speaking to the Star Monday, Lorinda Stewart revealed behind-the-scenes details of how it took ransom and the help of a private security firm to free her daughter — a task Ottawa could not achieve. Lorinda Stewart was dismayed when the Hollywood ending she had played over and over again in her mind during the 460 days her daughter was held hostage in Somalia

October 17, 2017 2:43 AM South Sudan opposition groups meet in Kenya to 'harmonise voices'

KAMPALA – South Sudanese opposition groups tried to forge a united front on Monday ahead of an expected resumption of peace talks, in the first such meeting since the start of their country’s civil war nearly four years ago, attendees told Reuters. South Sudan’s civil war, triggered by a feud between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy, has plunged 1

October 17, 2017 12:40 AM Lewiston man’s brother killed in Somalia bombing

Iman Abdalla was a husband and father of eight with a ninth child on the way, says his grief-stricken brother in Maine, Iman Osman. LEWISTON — Iman Osman, 27, of Lewiston woke Sunday morning to a phone message with bad news. His brother was killed the night before when a powerful truck bomb exploded in a populated part of Mogadishu, Somalia. The terrorist 1 1

October 16, 2017 11:45 PM PAP seeks solutions on conflicts in Africa

Pan African Parliament and the African Union are concerned about how to end wars on the continent.(SABC) The conflicts afflicting Somalia, South Sudan, Libya, DRC and other parts of the continent, came under scrutiny at the Pan African Parliament on Monday. The Legislature is calling for a national dialogue to end the ongoing civil war in South Sudan 1