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We had no prior knowledge of the Dusit attack, US says

The United States Thursday dismissed claims that they had prior knowledge of the DusitD2 hotel attack, hat left 21 people dead. US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec issued a statement responding...

Prince Philip involved in accident while driving

The Duke of Edinburgh has been involved in a car crash while driving near the Queen's Sandringham estate, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 97, was not injured in the accident, which...

Kenya Media Council calls out NYT over Dusit attack image

The Media Council of Kenya on Thursday wrote to the New York Times over its decision to publish graphic photo of the DusitD2 terror attack in a story about the assault. The council gave the...

African Union urges DR Congo to delay final election results

The African Union (AU) has called on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) to postpone the announcement of its presidential election results. The pan-African organisation, which aims to...

TSC takes CS Amina to High Court over TTC grades

The row between the Ministry of Education and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) over lower entry grades to teachers training colleges escalated Thursday, after the commission sought the...

AG defends Khawar Qureshi in Mwilu case

The Attorney-General Kihara Kariuki Thursday defended the appointment of Prof Khawar Qureshi to lead the prosecution in a graft case against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu. Prof Qureshi, a...

Revealed: What killed Multimedia University student Susan Njoki

Former Multimedia University student, who went missing and her body found at a city mortuary, was hit by a speeding vehicle, a post-mortem report reveals. The examination conducted on Susan...

Shock as Migori man buys own coffin

Migori town residents were on Thursday treated to drama when a man bought his own coffin in preparation for his death over alleged domestic squabbles with his wife. The man is said to have...

NSE defies terror attack, gains Sh19 billion in a day

Markets Wednesday shrugged off Tuesday’s terror attack on Nairobi’s 14 Riverside commercial complex, as the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) rose sharply to a three-month high and the...

All missing people in Dusit attack are now accounted for

The Kenya Red Cross has said all people reported missing in the DusitD2 complex attack have been accounted for. Officials said they received 94 reports of missing people and that all had been...

Court sends Selisio Karanja to jail over NYS scandal

A suspect in the 2015 National Youth Service scandal has been sentenced to four years in prison or pay Sh4 million fine. Selisio Karanja, a former secretary of a tender committee, was found...

Kenya Red Cross says 19 still unaccounted for after Dusit attack

Families and friends of those who died in the Dusit hotel complex attack gathered on Thursday at Chiromo Mortuary to identify bodies of their loved ones. A multi-agency team comprising Kenya Red...

Police find explosive in Dusit hotel

Bomb experts on Thursday found an explosive in the Dusit office park where terrorists stormed on Tuesday in an attack that left 21 people dead. Through their Twitter handle, the National Police...

Australian man on first trip to Kenya to meet girlfriend among attack victims

He landed in Kenya from Australia on Sunday morning, checked in at DusitD2 complex in the evening and on Tuesday, he met his death. This will forever haunt his girlfriend, Esynovian Meli whom he...

Heroic acts that brightened dark day amid Dusit attack

When evil deeds like terror strike fear in the hearts of many, there always emerge individuals who, through their acts of selflessness, restore people’s faith in humanity. Security consultant...

Dusit attack suspect was a loner, neighbours say

He was a quiet man who loved his car, cats and music. He kept to himself, only interacting with his butcher and the woman he lived with. On the estate security WhatsApp group, he never uttered a...

Anatomy of terrorist attack on DusitD2 hotel

The two car stickers were distinctive and security agents now say they were being used by the terrorists’ sleeper cell to identify their vehicles. One of the stickers was of a man wearing an...

Dusit hotel survivors recount ordeal

Lightning, so goes a popular saying, does not strike the same place twice. For Tracy Wanjiru, however, this statement could not be more wrong because, having survived the Westgate mall attack...

Why terrorist gang targeted Riverside complex for attack

“DusitD2 Nairobi is a vibrant city hotel retreat where style, entertainment and art converge. Cocooned away from the city's hustle and bustle and in a secure and peaceful haven off the leafy...

West reaffirms solidarity in war on terror after Dusit attack

Kenya’s Western partners in the war against violent extremism have called for a cautious approach in the wake of the attack on Dusit hotel in Nairobi. Aware of the backlash they drew when they...

Investigative journalist murdered in Ghana

ACCRA A Ghanaian undercover journalist who helped expose corruption in African football has been shot dead in the capital Accra, police said Thursday. Ahmed Husein was part of a team led by...
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God is great as 73 AL SHABAAB militants are killed like dogs in SOMALIA – casualties expected to rise

Saturday January 19, 2019-Somali government forces in collaboration with Kenya Defence Forces have today killed 73 Al Shabaab terrorists who tried to stage a...
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