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October 18, 2017 2:23 AM 'We feel their pain': Alberta legislature lit up in solidarity with Somalia and diaspora after bombing

Relatives posting "beautiful faces" of young people still missing, says Edmonton man The province is lighting up the legislature in white and blue — the colours of the Somali flag — in solidarity with Somali-Albertans and the people of Somalia. Saturday's truck bomb blast in Mogadishu killed more than 300 people, injured nearly 400 others, and impacted

October 17, 2017 10:07 AM Minnesota Somalis shaken by bombing in Mogadishu

But many in North America's largest Somali community said the attack would not chill local efforts to help homeland. Jibril Afyare, a Twin Cities software engineer, was heading to meet an uncle, aunt and cousin in the heart of Mogadishu when a massive blast resounded through Somalia’s capital Saturday. Afyare had traveled there at the Somali government’s 2

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 5:39 AM Anti-IEBC protesters back in the streets

Opposition supporters are back in the streets to push for electoral reforms even after National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga pulled out of repeat presidential poll. In Mombasa, police in full anti-riot gear lobbed teargas canisters to disperse the demonstrators. Businesses along Moi Avenue were shut as police dispersed the protesters who were energised 1

October 17, 2017 5:30 AM Shock as a pack of stray dogs maul six-year old to death

A child was yesterday morning mauled to death by a pack of dogs at Kapsimbol village in Elgeyo Marakwet County. Brian Kibet, six, was going home from Kapsimbol ECDE at the border of Elgeyo Marakwet and Uasin Gishu counties when he was attacked by the dogs at around 9am. The child had been sent home to collect fees arrears. Villagers responded to the boy's 1

October 16, 2017 2:52 PM DP tells Raila to wait for 2022 if he’s not ready for Oct 26 poll

By PSCU, KITUI, Kenya, Oct 16 – Deputy President William Ruto has asked Opposition leader Raila Odinga to wait for 2022 if he is not ready for the October 26 fresh election. Speaking on Monday at Zombe Trading Centre in Kitui County where he accompanied President Uhuru Kenyatta on the campaign trail, Ruto said those who have withdrawn from the race should 1

October 16, 2017 11:13 AM President Kenyatta woos Garissa voters

President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto on Monday took Jubilee campaigns to Garissa County where they asked residents to give them a second term to continue implementing Jubilee development projects. President Kenyatta asked residents to turn out in large numbers and vote for Jubilee, saying the Opposition has no agenda for the country 2

October 15, 2017 9:02 PM Malkia silence Egypt to qualify for World Champs

NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 13- Kenya’s women volleyball team Malkia Strikers have qualified for next year’s FIVB World Championship in Japan after beating Egypt by straight sets in a nerve wrecking African Championship semi-final match at the Palais de Sports Arena in Yaounde, Cameroon on Friday. By virtue of qualifying to Sunday’s final, Malkia have booked 2

October 15, 2017 8:50 PM Looming crisis as Kenya’s grain production set to fall by 6pc

Poor cereal harvest expected this year due to failed rains, says food agency Kenya’s grain production is set to fall by six per cent as effects of a prolonged drought become more apparent, data from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) reviewed by Nation Newsplex shows. This year, Kenya is expected to produce 3.8 million tonnes of cereals, which 1

October 15, 2017 9:39 AM Opposition MPs threaten court action against amendments to poll law

By CORRESPONDENT, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Oct 15 – Opposition leaders are planning to file a case in court on Monday to block President Uhuru Kenyatta from signing into law electoral changes. Speaking in Makueni county, Makueni Member of Parliament Dan Maanzo said the ruling party did not put in consideration the Constitution while passing the amendments to electoral 2