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October 18, 2017 10:14 PM Why Isn't Somalia's '9/11' Drawing as Much Global Attention?

Somalians are calling the twin truck bombing—one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years—their 9/11, but the assault has drawn little global attention compared to extremist attacks in the U.S. and Europe. Hashtags like #PrayForSomalia and #IAmMogadishu, referring to the eastern African country’s capital where more than 300 were killed, failed to trend

October 18, 2017 2:20 PM Orange invests $33 million in Sierra Leone expansion

FREETOWN, (CAJ News) – ORANGE has invested US$33 million in modernisation and expansion projects to enhance the reliability, coverage and network quality following its acquisition of Orange Sierra Leone. The majority of investments have already been realised with 30 new radio sites on air and over half of the entire mobile network upgraded. Bruno Mettling

October 18, 2017 8:38 AM Final vote set for France’s new anti-terror law

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Paris, France, Oct 18 – France’s parliament is set to pass a new controversial anti-terror law on Wednesday pushed by President Emmanuel Macron which has been criticised by rights groups. The final vote on the legislation is to be made in the upper house Senate after the lower house National Assembly overwhelmingly approved it last week. The new anti-terror 1

October 16, 2017 8:42 AM Kenya condemns killing of 300 people in Mogadishu attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta has strongly condemned the weekend truck bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which left about 300 people dead. The massive bomb attack took place on Saturday living hundreds wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. President Kenyatta took to his Twitter account to condemn what he termed 5

October 16, 2017 6:57 AM At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say. Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. It is the deadliest terror attack in Somalia since the Islamist al-Shabab group launched its insurgency in 2007. President 5

October 15, 2017 2:45 PM Kenya: How Ocampo Bungled Justice for Post-Vote Violence Victims

The claim by the International Criminal Court that Kenya was not cooperative during the hearing of President Uhuru Kenyatta's case on crimes against humanity was an attempt by the court to save face. This is according to a French investigative website, Media Part, which has obtained over 40,000 documents some of which reveal that former ICC chief prosecutor 1

October 14, 2017 8:59 PM ICT Cabinet Secretary's take on cyber crimes

1. Social media bullying is taking the nation by storm. Recently, two young girls were lured by Facebook friends to accept their sexual advances. They were raped, dumped and left to die in the bush. What is your ministry doing to end social media bullying? This incident is a reminder that the internet and technology are only there to supplement our normal 4

October 14, 2017 11:48 AM Plane crashes into sea killing four and injuring six moments after taking off from airport

Four people have been killed when a propeller-engine cargo plane crashed in the sea near the international airport in Ivory Coast's main city during a thunderstorm. Six more passengers were injured - two seriously in the crash which left the plane broken into several pieces after coming to a rest near the beach. The four dead and six injured was confirmed

October 14, 2017 3:42 AM Man Utd news LIVE updates: £50m Rose swoop, Lukaku warning, Mourinho targets left-back

MANCHESTER UNITED news is coming thick and fast and Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the latest gossip from Old Trafford. 21.10: Manchester United will block any attempt by Real Madrid to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane, according to reports in Spain. Spanish outlet Don Balon claim the 24-year-old is one of Real president Florentino Perez’s

October 12, 2017 9:03 PM Why Chebukati must rise to the occasion

Now, more than ever before, the destiny of Kenya rests in the hands of one man —Mr Wafula Wanyonyi Chebukati — the self-effacing chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. Kenyans are watching with hope and anxiety how the Trans Nzoia-born lawyer will steer the nation through the repeat elections slated for October 26. Almost entirely 4