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SALIM LONE: The Kenya Dead; the NY Times and the Media Council

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 04:07
For a newspaper renowned for virtually never expressing a mea culpa, the NY Times responded with extraordinary speed and sensitivity to the pained ...
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From Westgate fiasco to Dusit, Kenyan response praised

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 04:07
Kenya's security response to the Islamist assault on the Dusit hotel complex in Nairobi shows the numerous lessons learned since a chaotic ...
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Two major ways to combat terrorism in Kenya

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 03:33
It's imperative that the Government understands the broad concept of terrorism. In a generic sense, terrorism, unlike random acts of violence, is the ...
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Kenya terrorist radicalized in Uganda

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 03:31
A senior security source who is currently working with the Kenyan Security agencies on secondment, confirmed the developments.
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DusitD2 suicide bomber identified, said to have sneaked back into Kenya two days before attack

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 02:15
Mahir Khalid Riziki was born and bred in Majengo slums, Mombasa town. - Mahir attended his madrasa classes at the notorious Musa Mosque where ...
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Kenya: Thousands of Muslims commemorate terror victims

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 02:12
NAIROBI, Kenya (AA): Thousands of Muslims took to the streets on Friday to show solidarity with the victims of a deadly terror attack on a Nairobi hotel ...
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5 suspected in Kenya attack appear in court

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:52
Five people accused of involvement in this week's extremist attack on a Nairobi hotel complex have appeared in court, and prosecutors say there has ...
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Boxing coach Peter Morris urges Kenya boxing officials to put Kenya on the international map

Google: Esat Africa - Sat, 01/19/2019 - 01:30
Veteran boxing coach Peter “Morris” Mukhaya has urged boxing officials to put Kenya in the international map again. Former “Hit Squad” head coach ...
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IDPs continue to climb in Ethiopia

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 23:48
A new report released by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) indicated that the number of people internally displaced has continued to ...
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Brother of Canadian suspected in Kenya terrorist attack convinced he is innocent

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 21:39
WATCH: Abdihakim Guleid told Global News at his Etobicoke home that his brother is innocent and has nothing to do with the attack that killed 21 ...
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Michnick leaving city of DeKalb to be executive director of Tanzania Development Support

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 16:30
DeKALB – Jason Michnick is leaving his role as the city of DeKalb's economic planner to become the first executive director of DeKalb-based ...
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Unbowed, we should make Kenya secure

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:01
We are united in mourning victims of the terror attack at the Dusit complex in Nairobi on Tuesday. May friends and families of the victims find strength ...
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Kenya and Uganda team up to clean up Lake Victoria and boost transport

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 15:00
[Collins Oduor, Standard] Opposition leader Raila Odinga says his handshake with President Uhuru Kenyatta is changing East Africa's political and ...
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Ethiopia legislature grants refugees new rights

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:48
Ethiopia's House of Peoples' Representatives passed a law on Thursday that will grant expansive rights to the nation's refugee population.
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Kenya court orders six suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 14:03
Nairobi: A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist gunmen stage a deadly attack in the Kenyan capital this week ...
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Kenya's Safaricom's overdraft service exceeds expectations - CEO

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:41
Kenya's biggest telecoms operator, Safaricom, notched up one million users for its new overdraft feature on the M-Pesa platform in just eight days.
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UN agency chief calls Ethiopia's revised refugee law 'one of most progressive' in Africa

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 13:41
Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers' licenses and access primary school, a move being hailed ...
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These “church forests” protect Ethiopia's fragile landscapes

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:56
When Alemayehu Wassie Eshete was a boy, he went to church each Sunday. He would make his way along the dry, dusty roads between the wheat ...
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After Attack, Kenya Vows to Step Up Antiterror Efforts

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:49
Stepping in front of the cameras in the wake of this week's deadly siege of a Nairobi hotel and office complex, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
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Kenya Seeking Further Suspects in Nairobi Terrorist Attack

Google: Esat Africa - Fri, 01/18/2019 - 12:11
Kenyan security agencies are seeking further suspects over Tuesday's al-Shabab-claimed terror attack in Nairobi that killed at least 21 people.
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