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October 31, 2017 7:58 AM Security increased as KCPE exams start

Security has been heightened in terror prone Lamu and Tana River counties as Standard Eight candidates started their national exams. Coast regional police boss Larry Kieng said security had been heightened in terror prone areas of Lamu and Tana River to counter Al-Shabaab attacks. Mr Kieng said enough officers had been deployed to schools in Lamu that were affected 7

October 30, 2017 10:09 PM America's wars are ‘spreading more chaos’ in Africa

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (right) and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni attend the opening of the National Dialogue committee in Juba, South Sudan May 22, 2017. (Reuters photo) BLOOMBERG VIEW: The Indonesian military killed as many as 1 million suspected communists in the mid-1960s, paving the path for a dictator, Suharto, who ruled the country 8

October 29, 2017 7:44 PM Latest Attack On Mogadishu Ends With At Least 23 Dead

Somali soldiers inspect the wreckage of vehicles after an attack claimed by al-Shabab left at least 23 dead in Mogadishu on Saturday. Somali security forces finally put an end to a deadly siege Sunday that had dragged on through the night at a hotel in Somalia's capital, but not before at least 23 people were killed. Al-Shabab claimed the attack as the Islamic 3

October 27, 2017 7:19 AM Low voter turnout taints Uhuru victory in repeat presidential election

Results of Kenya’s presidential election re-run started to trickle in on Friday, with early estimates of the turnout at below 35 percent, dealing a blow to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s hopes for a decisive second-term mandate. With nearly all followers of opposition leader Raila Odinga heeding the veteran’s call for a boycott, Kenyatta’s victory is not in question 1

October 26, 2017 2:02 PM Somalia: African Union and U.S. Agree to Partner in Countering Extremism

The United States and the African Union (AU) have vowed to partner in countering violent extremism on the African continent. The U.S. mission to the AU and the AU on Wednesday kicked off a three-day session dubbed "Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Week" at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Amadou Diaw, Assistant 2

October 26, 2017 11:04 AM Shooting, tear gas, bonfires mar repeat presidential polls in some opposition bastions

The Opposition supporters clashed with police and threw up burning barricades on Thursday to challenge the legitimacy of an election rerun likely to return Uhuru Kenyatta as president of East Africa’s chief economic and political powerhouse. In the western city of Kisumu, stone-throwing youths heeding opposition leader Raila Odinga’s call for a voter 3

October 25, 2017 7:29 PM Three people die in bomb and gun attacks in Somalia

MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Three people died in Somalia on Wednesday in different attacks, one of which targeted a patrol of peacekeepers near the country’s capital, Mogadishu, officials told Reuters. A roadside bomb killed one African Union peacekeeper and wounded another as they patrolled Arbis, a village about 23 kilometres southwest of Mogadishu, according 6

October 25, 2017 5:04 PM Somali-American father killed in bombing dreamed of building a place that was more than 'war and guns'

ABC News(BLOOMINGTON, Minn.) — After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. “We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night 6

October 25, 2017 3:19 PM Widow of American dad killed in Somalia terror attack: 'He was my best friend'

After putting their three children to bed in Bloomington, Minnesota, Ruun Abdi and her husband would stay up late, just to talk. He was the first man she met when she came to America and the two had been married nearly 17 years, but they never tired of laughing together. "We’d drink tea together in the middle of the night, talking and laughing," Abdi, 45, told ABC News. "He was my best friend 11

October 24, 2017 7:44 PM Somali diaspora: Blast won't stop effort to rebuild homeland

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Some Somalis who have returned to their homeland in recent years to help rebuild after decades of civil war say they won't be deterred by a truck bombing that killed at least 358 people. Instead, members of the Somali diaspora who spoke to The Associated Press say the Oct. 14 attack in Mogadishu is a call for Somalis everywhere to work toward 11