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October 19, 2017 5:42 PM Bobi Wine goes to court

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Kyadondo East Member of Parliament Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine on Thursday rushed to the Civil Division of the Kampala High Court to challenge a ban imposed on his musical shows by the Uganda Police. He says he has lost sh300 million as a result of the ban. The Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Frank

October 19, 2017 10:22 AM No turning back, poll must take place on Oct 26: an adamant Uhuru maintains

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 19 – President Uhuru Kenyatta says he is open to having a discussion with Opposition leader Raila Odinga on the peaceful conduct of next week’s poll but is categorical that he will not entertain the subject of their postponement. In an interview with Chamgei and Kass FM earlier on Thursday afternoon at the Nakuru

October 19, 2017 9:46 AM State loses fight to arrest Wanjigi

The High Court has granted businessman Jimi Wanjigi further reprieve in his battle against the government. The court, which on Tuesday stopped his arrest over alleged gun find in his home, has extended its orders. Justice Enoch Chacha Mwita on Thursday also declined to set aside the Sh50, 000 anticipatory bail granted Mr Wanjigi. Director of Public Prosecutions

October 19, 2017 9:45 AM VIDEO: Inside Jimi Wanjigi’s exquisite mansion in Muthaiga

The siege laid by police at Jimi Wanjigi’s home in Muthaiga, Nairobi, provided a rare opportunity for the public to get a glimpse into the life of the mysterious 55-year old billionaire businessman. After a 72-hour siege at his doorstep, Wanjigi on Wednesday morning finally stepped out of the shadows, giving many who had only heard of him the chance

October 19, 2017 5:57 AM Turkish jets destroy PKK arms depots in northern Iraq

Wednesday's airstrikes target terrorist camps in Zap region, Turkish military says Turkish jets have destroyed shelters and weapon emplacements of the PKK terrorist group in northern Iraq, the military announced on Thursday. In a written statement, Turkish General Staff said that the airstrikes targeted the PKK camps located in Zap region on Wednesday

October 19, 2017 1:31 AM Thousands march over 'Somalia's '9/11'

Two people have been arrested over Saturday's attack that was meant to target Mogadishu's heavily fortified international airport, where several countries have their embassies, the officials said. Wearing red headbands, a crowd gathered at a Mogadishu stadium and shouted slogans against al-Shabab, which has long targeted the city, but has not commented

October 18, 2017 9:04 PM Jubilee MPs accuse NASA leaders of trying to obstruct police from doing their job

Billionaire businessman Jimi Wanjigi has accused the State of persecuting him for falling out with President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Wanjigi, who spoke after emerging from hiding, faulted the Government following a 72-hour siege on his palatial home in Muthaiga, Nairobi. The three-day lockdown by officers from the paramilitary General Service Unit, Directorate

October 18, 2017 8:25 PM 'Where are the others?': Somalia praises "genuine brother" Turkey for bombs response

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Turkey’s swift response to Somalia’s deadliest truck bombing drew praise from survivors and officials who called Ankara their “only genuine” international partner. It is an implicit challenge to Western backers that spend billions on security but have not, in the view of many Somalis; jumped to help. “Whenever there is a problem

October 18, 2017 5:08 PM Two arrested in connection with Somalia bombing as thousands march in defiance over attack

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA—As thousands of people took to the streets of Somalia’s capital Wednesday in a show of defiance after the country’s deadliest attack, officials shared a detailed account of how Saturday’s truck bombing that killed more than 300 was carried out. They said two people have been arrested. Wearing red headbands, the crowd of mostly young

October 18, 2017 4:07 PM South Sudan must end “personality politics” – Envoy

The people of South Sudan have been held hostage to personality politics for long enough and accountable institutions must be allowed to take over, UN Peacekeeping chief, Jean-Pierre Lacroix has said. Lacroix observed that the conflict in South Sudan is a man-made conflict and urged that the international community builds institutions so that politics