Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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‘I became a whistleblower and lost my job’: the remarkable story of WorldRemit founder...

Poor experiences in sending money abroad inspired Ismail Ahmed to build WorldRemit – now it's on the verge of becoming a unicorn A refugee from...

Somaliland Success Exposes Limitation of Western Political Thinking

The success of the breakaway Republic of Somaliland and other examples show the limits of Western political thinking on Africa, writes Sherin Helal While Somalia...

Egyptian Parliament’s Ad hoc Committee on Ethiopia’s GERD Dam Begins Meetings Sunday

The committee is expected to give President El-Sisi a "mandate" to take the measures necessary to tackle the negative impact of the GERD on...