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By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2013
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The British government says it believes terrorists are in the final stages of planning attacks in Somalia and urged U.K. nationals to leave the country. The Foreign Office already advises against all travel to Somalia, including Somaliland, where it says there is a specific threat to Westerners. It s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 7th, 2013
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The realization of duties is very significant often to standardize for the services delivered in a good quality and reliable levels. The government has different agencies and units that involved in very huge and serious tasks which are the heart of the governmental systematically operations always an...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2012
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Secret files from British colonial rule – once thought lost – have been released by the government, one year after they came to light in a High Court challenge to disclose them. Some of the papers cover controversial episodes: the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya, the evacuation of the Chagos Is...
By IndepthAfrica
In Libya
Mar 19th, 2012
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London – The British government says two UK journalists detained by a militia group in Libya have been freed. The Foreign Office said on Sunday that Nicholas Davies-Jones and Gareth Montgomery-Johnson have been released into the care of British consular staff. It says they are in good condition...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 19th, 2011
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Lamu – A Kenyan man charged in court Monday in connection with a deadly attack on a British couple told officials that a gang abducted him at gunpoint and forced him to be their guide. David Tebbutt, 58, was killed in the attack earlier this month. His wife Judith was kidnapped and remains miss...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 12th, 2011
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Nairobi – A Nairobi-based diplomat says armed men have killed a British man and kidnapped his wife from a beach resort in northern Kenya. The diplomat said on Sunday that the attackers broke into their accommodation at the resort about 50km north of the island resort of Lamu, which is off Kenya...
By benim
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Sep 3rd, 2011
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Secret files have been found by Human Rights Watch which show the close intelligence relationship between the UK, US and Libya. They reveal that MI6 and the CIA had a regular dialogue with their counterparts in Libyan Intelligence, in particular Musa Kusa the former head of Libya’s intelligence...
By benim
In Libya
Jul 28th, 2011
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London – Tripoli slammed Britain’s “irresponsible and illegal” decision to recognise rebels as Libya’s legitimate ruler and expel diplomats loyal to strongman Muammar Gaddafi from the London embassy. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday he had invite...
By benim
In East Africa
Jul 21st, 2011
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Kenyan veterans of the 1950s Mau Mau uprising celebrated Thursday after four colleagues won court approval in Britain to sue the British government over brutality they claim they suffered in the struggle. “For a very long time we have remained steadfast in our pursuit for justice, for the tortu...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 12th, 2011
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The men, two of whom are former Royal Marines, were working as contractors for British maritime security firm Protection Vessels International and were detained after a payment dispute when they made an unscheduled stop in an Eritrean port. An Eritrean Foreign Ministry report said the men were later ...