General Service Unit

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 26th, 2013
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There was tight security at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre, the venue of the presidential election vote re-tallying as ordered by the Supreme Court. A contingent of General Service Unit, regular and administration police kept vigil as the re-tallying was going on. Only the party agents,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 20th, 2012
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By Keith Somerville In the last six weeks there have been a number of violent clashes in areas of Kenya where the existing political, social and religious structures are contested or fail to meet the subsistence or security needs of the local populations. Many derive from long-lasting grievances, whi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 29th, 2012
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A grenade attack wounded four policemen in the latest outbreak of violence in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa, ending what had seemed to be a lull in violence stemming from the killing on Monday of a radical Islamist preacher, a police officer said late Monday. A hand grenade was hurled into a police...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 29th, 2011
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An explosion hit a Kenyan security forces vehicle on Friday, wounding three, a day after the first serious clash between Kenyan soldiers and Somali militants inside the neighbouring nation, medics and police said. The attack is the fourth on Kenyan soil this week. Kenya sent soldiers and heavy weapon...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jun 14th, 2011
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The High Court has summoned Prime Minister Raila Odinga to testify in a petition filed by a former MP seeking compensation for unlawful detention by former president Daniel Moi’s regime. Lady Justice Kalpana Rawal issued the summons upon a request by former Alego-Usonga MP Mr Otieno Mak’Onyango to ha...
By benim
In East Africa
May 6th, 2011
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Another 11 people are feared dead after Ethiopian fighters raided Kokuro, Turkana North District. The Tuesday evening attack came barely a day after Merille raiders attacked Todonyang on Monday, leaving more than 30 people dead. Turkana North DC Jack Obuo Thursday said he could not verify the number ...
By benim
In East Africa
May 5th, 2011
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Kenya has now written to the Ethiopian government to protest the attacks which occurred in Turkana district on Tuesday where 38 people were killed and dozens wounded. Hundreds of families were also displaced in the attacks carried out by Dasenach Merille tribesmen from Ethiopia. Internal Security Ass...