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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 7

October 30, 2017 3:31 PM Facebook delivers early blow to Mugabe, Zim govt

Popular American online social media and networking service, Facebook — has assured its Zimbabwean network users that it will not share their private communication with President Robert Mugabe’s government — even if there is such a request as at it takes their privacy seriously. The assurance comes as media groups, civic society and opposition parties 6

October 29, 2017 11:52 PM Kenyan official says opposition leaders incited riots

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan government official on Sunday accused opposition leaders of inciting riots and attacks on police since a repeat presidential election, while opposition chief Raila Odinga visited a Nairobi slum and told thousands of cheering supporters that the government intends to rule by force 17

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 22, 2017 9:55 AM Omar demands unconditional release for female terror suspect seized

family in Kibokoni, Mombasa County is in distress after anti-terror police arrested their kin on Friday night. The whereabouts of Hamida Awadh Mubarak Bahamisi, 48, remained unknown as panic swept through Mombasa’s Old Town. Former Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar is among those who demanded her immediate release. He described Ms Awadh as “family” saying 2

October 22, 2017 6:34 AM Jkuat graduate falls victim to Mogadishu bomb attack

There is a chilling joke in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that a Kenyan head fetches $3,000 (about Sh300,000). The import of this unpleasant taunt is Kenyans are preferred targets of the Al-Shabaab militia group for abduction, torture and even murder. For Kenyans living or working in Mogadishu, this realisation forever keeps them on the edge — cautious 8

October 21, 2017 2:48 PM Kenyan police nab terror suspect in Mombasa

MOMBASA, Kenya, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) -- Kenyan police on Saturday arrested a terror suspect for allegedly plotting attacks in the coastal city of Mombasa. Regional police commander Larry Kieng said Hamida Awadh was arrested during a security raid at her house in Kibokoni, Mombasa. Kieng said Awadh is suspected to be Al-Shabaab militant after police officers 2

October 20, 2017 10:47 PM What the Hell Happened in Niger?

Rumors are swirling over what took place in the final hours before four U.S. servicemen died—but a clear picture of what actually took place is only beginning to emerge. On October 4, a small group of U.S. troops were preparing to leave a meeting with community leaders near the small town of Tongo Tongo in Niger. They were close to the Malian border 6

October 20, 2017 3:17 PM Deadly Somalia blast reveals flaws in intelligence efforts

NAIROBI/MOGADISHU (Reuters) - The size and methods of the latest truck bombing in Mogadishu show how international and Somali government efforts to stop the killings are failing, partly because intelligence gathering to counter such attacks is so disjointed, security sources say. More than 300 people were killed in the bombing in the heart of the capital 8

October 19, 2017 9:04 PM Why we need more thinkers than political trouble-makers

Although Kenya appears to be in a manufactured crisis, it is actually doing well despite everything. This is in spite of the usual Euro diplomats issuing “advice” to Kenya either directly or through “regime change” seeking proxies. They often encourage pliable politicians and proxies to make it appear as if Kenya is collapsing. It is not. In truth, there 1