Najib Balala

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 28th, 2012
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A grenade has been thrown at police in the Kenyan city of Mombasa, reportedly killing two people and wounding 16. Muslim youths have been involved in running battles with the police since Monday after the murder of radical preacher Aboud Rogo Mohammed. Najib Balala, MP for Mvita, Mombasa, said that t...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 5th, 2011
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Lamu – During high season in this Kenyan luxury resort area, foreign tourists snorkel by day and sleep in rustic dwellings with woven coconut leaves for doors. Now they’re leaving town early and cancelling reservations after gunmen kidnapped two European (tourists) and killed another in o...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 1st, 2011
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Nairobi – Gunmen have kidnapped an elderly French woman from the Kenyan island of Manda, the region’s police chief and a local lawmaker said on Saturday, the second armed abduction of a foreign visitor from the east African country’s coast in three weeks. “Armed people came in...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 1st, 2011
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Mombasa – Kenyan coastguards were locked in a high-seas standoff on Saturday with gunmen holding a disabled French woman hostage and the abductors fired warning shots in the air, a government minister said. The elderly victim’s Kenyan boyfriend, John Lepapa, said six masked gunmen armed w...
By benim
In East Africa
Oct 1st, 2011
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Nairobi – Somali kidnappers and their elderly French hostage escaped into Somalia after a gun battle with Kenyan security forces, which wounded several of the abductors, a Kenyan minister said on Saturday. “They’ve crossed the border into Ras Kamboni. There are two aircraft on top o...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2011
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Kenya, Apr 16 – Cabinet Minister Najib Balala is blaming Prime Minister Raila Odinga for the split in orange Democratic Movement (ODM) saying he betrayed his coalition partners after the 2007 general elections. Speaking to Capital News on Saturday, he said that disloyalty breeds mistrust which ...