Saturday, September 22, 2018

Policeman, not al-Shabaab, behind Kapenguria shootings killed

A policeman, not a terror suspect, killed an OCS and three officers at Kapenguria police station on Thursday, the Star can now reveal. Multiple...

Forget Ivory, al-Shabaab gets rich on charcoal in Somalia

False portrayals of the terrorist group's role in the ivory trade could leave us with both more terrorists and fewer elephants in Africa.Elephants are...

Senior Labour MP accused of child sex abuse

Two MPs have reportedly spoken to detectives about the senior Labour MP after hearing allegations he had abused boys.A senior Labour MP has been...

Ethiopia: 42 killed in Liyuu Police massacre (Update)

It has now ben confirmed that 42 civilians lost their lives in the hands of the Ethiopia Somali Zone's Liyuu Police assisted by units of...

Tuke: He’s accused of war crimes in Somalia. Now he works security at a...

An accused war criminal living in the United States is now working as a security guard at Dulles International Airport near Washington, DC. A CNN...

Kenya: Al-Shabaab target policemen in Mandera attack

A group of al-Shabaab militants on Friday, June 3, ambushed Kenyan police officers in Mandera County. The police officers were traveling in two vehicles heading...

We Can Now Tell a Person’s Age Range From Crime Scene Blood

A new method can quickly but accurately narrow down whether someone is an adult or a juvenile based on fluids left behind. Scientists have discovered...

US: Five arrested in IRS impersonation scam

Five suspects have been arrested for involvement in a growing IRS impersonation scam that has bilked an estimated $36.5 million from 6,400 victims nationwide, federal...

Kenya more unsafe than Somalia, Rwanda safest in Africa – Gallup report

Kenya has been ranked one of the most unsafe places in the world, after Sudan and Somalia, in the Global Law and Order 2015...

How Indonesia Deals with Current Piracy Could Determine Whether it Becomes the ‘New Somalia’

Indonesia’s handling of a recent spate of hijackings of coal-laden tugboats and the kidnap of their crews could determine whether the country’s already serious...

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Regulation of Somalia’s Mobile Money Market Can Spur Innovation in Financial Sector Development

Somalia’s economy has grown modestly between 2013 and 2017, with real annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth averaging 2.5%, according to the new economic...

Report: Google suppressed an explosive memo about its Chinese search engine

Google's prototype may have been designed to track citizens. Every time we hear a new report about Google's alleged censored search engine for China, it...

Kenya: No place for complacency on Shabaab threat

The Somalia-based Al-Shabaab militant group remains a potent threat to security in the region, although its capacity to stage regular attacks in urban areas...