Kenyan government

By IAfrica
In Article
Apr 18th, 2014
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By Hibaaq Osman Last week, I could only watch on television news as soldiers herded scores of my countrymen on to trucks like livestock, to be driven to detention centers. Women carrying babies struggled to climb onto the cumbersome vehicles, built not for carrying humans but cargo and commodities. S...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 21st, 2014
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Below is a press release from the African Rights Monitor: Geneva, The Ethiopian Army and Secret Service continue to track refugees from Ogaden in East African countries, the last incident occurring yesterday. Guri’el Cnrtal Somalia District Commissioner Mr. Isma’il Isse Nur “Taardhu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 30th, 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya: Kenyan police are investigating alleged abduction of two top officials of Ethiopia’s Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) from outside a popular restaurant in Upper Hill, Nairobi. The two who were identified as Mr Sulub Ahmed and Ali Hussein were members of the ONLF negotiation tea...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 26th, 2013
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Over the last 2 years Kenya has been one of the few countries successful in its military engagement with Al-Shabaab – expelling the Al-Qaeda affiliate from Kismayo, Somalia’s third largest city. However, the Kenyan government has also been tolerating the presence of a young Somali-Kenyan radical cler...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2012
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Article 43 of Kenya’s constitution provides for social and economic rights of the citizens. All proponents of change need to work very hard to realise these rights, which are essential for ending the suffering of the poor. The adoption of Kenya’s new constitution in 2010 provided a solid founda...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 13th, 2011
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Nairobi – Kenya’s military spokesperson says Kenyan and Somali government troops have killed nine members of an al-Qaeda-linked militant group they are pursuing in Somalia. Emmanuel Chirchir said on Sunday that the soldiers came upon an al-Shabaab camp while on patrol on Saturday night. H...
By benim
In East Africa
Jun 2nd, 2011
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The Kenyan government on Wednesday assured citizens that it is taking both short and long term measures to cushion them from increased food and fuel prices. President Mwai Kibaki and Premier Raila Odinga also appealed to Kenyans to remain patient as the government is put in place measures to cushion ...