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Kenyan-born terrorist charged with conspiracy to Hijack aircraft

A Kenyan-born man will be charged with six counts of terrorism for conspiring to hijack an aircraft in the United States. According to a statement by the United States Department of Justice, Cholo Abdi Abdullah was arrested on local charges in the Philippines in July 2019.He was later deported on other charges to the custody of …

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Kenya won’t fight back against Somalia – Col. Oguna

Spokesman Cyrus Oguna has said the government would set up a team to establish a diplomatic solution between Kenya and Somalia. This was after Somalia cut its diplomatic relations with Kenya, alleging a persistent breach of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Somalia. Somalia’s Minister of Information, Osman Dubbe, has declared that Mogadishu will remove …

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Somalia deploys soldiers to Mandera border

The Somalia National Army (SNA) was deployed to the Common Border a few hours after Somalia declared it was cutting diplomatic relations with Kenya. Residents reported seeing SNA troops taking strategic positions along the border in Mandera County.We have awoken to the sight along the border of military personnel. This is worrying,” said Ali Abdille, …

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Kitui County unveils Sh6bn affordable housing project

On Monday, Kitui County rolled out an expansive Sh6 billion housing project to provide residents with modern and affordable shelter. After Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa city counties, the housing program makes Kitui the next county to start the construction of 2,000 units of modern houses. Under a public-private partnership, the two apartment blocks situated in …

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Mama viuno, the queens of loose talk run wild in campaigns

In past weeks, Malindi Member of Parliament Aisha Jumwa and Secretary-General of the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Edwin Sifuna have made it sufficiently clear that there is no lost love between them.Both are among the growing cadre of politicians who have long discovered that amasses love a foul mouth.Kenya’s top politicians, led by President Uhuru …

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Police say they have found missing Thika millionaire, alive

After resurfacing on Sunday morning, the drama surrounding the death of the Thika millionaire took a new turn, not dead but alive, police report. On September 21, Julius Gitau, aka Gitau wa Mali, a well-known wholesale dealer in Thika Area, mysteriously disappeared after asking his driver to pick up his vehicle near the Blue Post …

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Taita taveta Woman is accused of cutting drunk nephew’s genitals

A woman in Voi, County Taita Taveta, reportedly cut the genitals of her nephew when, after a drinking spree, he went to her home and insisted to spend the night there. The police said the incident took place in Ndarunyi village in Mbololo on Friday night. They said that the 29-year-old man irritated his aunt …

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