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September 20, 2017 4:02 AM Terrorism major threat to Kenya’s security

The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya’s national security and development. In a report presented during the induction of MPs Wednesday, NIS Deputy Assistant Director Alexander Muteshi said that the threat remains high in border counties of Mandera, Wajir, Garissa and Lamu. Mr Muteshi told the MPs that the threats

September 18, 2017 5:29 AM Researchers say diesel worse for CO2 than petrol

Research by Transport & Environment finds that diesel cars emit more CO2 over their well-to-wheel lifetime than petrol cars Much of the talk at last week’s Frankfurt motor show was about diesel, and how it’s still a critical fuel source for the future of motoring. In spite of the show marking the second anniversary of the breaking of the VW Group’s so-called 2

September 14, 2017 10:19 PM Creative industries and the informal sector

Creative industries are characterised by the use of creativity and intellectual capital as inputs in the production of goods and services. Increasing attention is being drawn to the sector after the release of multiple detailed reports by UNCTAD emphasising their growing importance for growth and development through the trade potential of creative products

September 13, 2017 5:45 PM US says drone strikes in Somalia kill 6 al-Shabaab members

Mogadishu - The US has carried out three drone strikes in southern Somalia that killed six members of the al-Shabaab extremist group, the military said on Wednesday, as efforts increase to combat Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist organisation. A US Africa Command statement said on Wednesday morning's strikes occurred about 260km south of the capital

September 11, 2017 4:21 AM Bin Laden’s Son Is Poised to Unify Terrorists Worldwide

Hamza bin Laden isn’t just being prepared for a leadership role in his father’s organization. He’s now the figure best placed to reunify the global jihadi movement. One day in early November 2001, on a hillside south of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden bade farewell to three of his young sons. In the shade of an olive tree, he handed each boy a misbaha

September 11, 2017 2:20 AM Hurricane Irma's calamitous sweep through Florida--and it's not over yet

In a calamitous northward sweep from the Everglades to the Florida Panhandle, a weakening but still monstrously powerful Hurricane Irma battered a string of cities on the state’s palm-fringed west coast Sunday before advancing toward Georgia and the Carolinas. Irma, downgraded Sunday afternoon to a Category 2 storm and expected to lose its hurricane 1

September 11, 2017 12:46 AM Irma Roars in. And an Entire State Shakes and Shudders

MIAMI — Ready or not, Florida found itself face to face with Hurricane Irma’s galloping winds and rains on Sunday, as evacuees and holdouts alike marked uneasy time in homes and shelters from the Keys to the Panhandle, tap-tapping their nearly-dead cellphones for news they were frantic to hear but helpless to change. The hurricane rammed ashore at Cudjoe 10

September 11, 2017 12:28 AM Stories from Irma: Feeling powerless as the storm finally arrives

ESTERO, Fla. — The forecasters had fiddled with the storm track for days, nudging it to the east and then pulling it back to the west, but when Hurricane Irma finally blew in Sunday, it reminded everyone that when a tropical cyclone reaches a certain size, it simply can’t miss. This storm was nearly as big as the state of Florida, which is why everything 2

September 10, 2017 11:37 PM Photos Of Hurricane Irma's Devastation and Flooding In Naples, Marco Island And Miami

Hurricane Irma weakened to a Category 2 storm around 5 p.m. on Sunday evening as it approached Naples, Florida, according to The Associated Press. Earlier in the day, it made its second landfall on Marco Island, just south of Naples. Its arrival caused immense damage and left millions without power. Here’s photos of the storm pummeling through Naples 1

September 10, 2017 2:00 PM Hurricane Irma: Massive storm bears down on Florida

Residents of mainland Florida are bracing for Hurricane Irma to hit, as conditions in the south of the state deteriorate. The category four storm with sustained winds up to 130mph (209km/h) moved away from the Florida Keys and should make landfall on the west coast in hours. High winds and storm surges are affecting the Miami area, but Florida Governor 2