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Kenyan Governor: Police Will Beat Flood Victims Who Defy Evacuation Orders

Flood victims in the Kenyan region of Tana River County will receive a beating before their rescue in future calamities as they have ignored the government’s safety instructions, the regional governor, Dhahdo Godhana, warned on Monday. Speaking to locals in the wake of recent flooding, Godhana said that those who defy orders from both local…

East African Truck Drivers Pay Bribes for Negative Coronavirus Tests

Long-distance truck drivers in East Africa are paying bribes to avoid state-enforced coronavirus testing at the Uganda-Kenya border, the head of Uganda’s Professional Drivers Network (UPDN) revealed on Monday. Drivers “pay bribes of between $14 and $40 to get a certificate indicating negative [coronavirus] status, or to cross the border without being tested,” UPDN director…

Cuba Denies Reports that Jihadists Released Kidnapped Slave Doctors

Cuba’s communist regime denied reports on Thursday that two of its slave doctors captured by the Islamic terror group Al-Shabaab are free following reports across international media that they had been released. The two doctors, Assel Herrera Correa and Landy Rodríguez Hernández were kidnapped during a road ambush by Al-Shabaab jihadists in Mandera, Kenya, in April…

British crimes in Kenya

Submitted by George Callaghan… Crimes against humanity are not part of a civilising mission. The action of British and Kenyan Forces in the 1950s present what civil servants once called ‘presentational difficulties.’ Sentimental imperialists like me have to reckon with some monstrous acts committed by the British Army and by Kenyan soldiers under British command.…

Mob Beats Kenyan Man to Death Believing Him to Have Coronavirus

A man in Kenya suspected of suffering from the Chinese coronavirus was beaten to death by a group of youths on Thursday as he made his way home. The 35-year-old man, identified as George Kotini Hezron, was walking home from a bar he had visited in Msambweni, a fishing village popular among tourists for its beautiful sandy beaches, when…

Report: Al-Shabaab Kills 1 US Service Member, 2 Pentagon Contractors In Attack In Kenya

January 05, 2020 4:05 PM ET A terrorist group linked to al-Qaida killed one U.S. service member and two Pentagon contractors in an attack in Kenya on Sunday, United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) said. Al-Shabaab, which joined forces with al-Qaida in 2008 and is based in Somalia, launched the attack on a Kenyan military base…

FACT CHECK: Did Kenya Introduce The Death Penalty For Wildlife Poachers?

An image shared on Facebook more than 400 times claims Kenya introduced the death penalty for wildlife poachers. “What do you think about this?” reads part of the caption. Verdict: False No such law has been introduced. Wildlife poaching is not punishable by the death penalty under Kenyan law. The claim comes from erroneous reporting…

Kenya Exports Its First-Ever Barrel of Oil to China

Kenya began exporting its oil to the international market this week, a move described by President Uhuru Kenyatta as a momentous event in the African nation’s history. On Monday, President Kenyatta traveled to the Port of Mombasa to mark the inaugural shipment of Kenya’s first crude oil export. The president reportedly proclaimed: This event marks…
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