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By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya Airways has cancelled five flights to African destinations and delayed one as a strike by its staff members entered its third day on Sunday, leaving hundreds of passengers stranded in Nairobi, Kenya. The airline has cancelled flights to Mozambique&#...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya has announced the deployment of more troops along the Kenya-Somalia border to deal with the Islamic State (IS) and Al-Shabaab threats in the country. Chief of Defence Forces General Samson Mwathethe said additional military personnel will be dispatc...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 16th, 2016
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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia ( Xinhua + AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The African Union (AU) adopted an agreement on piracy, illegal fishing and maritime security at a summit in Togo on Saturday. The Charter on Maritime Security and Safety and Development in Africa was signed on the last day of the six-day Afr...
By Tajuddin
In SPOTLIGHT
Oct 15th, 2016
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Mombasa, Kenya (Standardmedia + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Fifty six soldiers killed in Somalia in the recent past were yesterday feted at an elaborate ceremony in Mombasa’s Kenya Navy base. The fete attended by top officials in the military and presided over by Defense Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo al...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi , Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation + DIPLOMAT.SO) – More than eight out of 10 Somalis living in the world’s largest refugee camp, which Kenya plans to close by November, are unwilling to return home, fearing rape, forced recruitment into militias and lack of medical care, a chari...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 13th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Restructuring loss-making carrier Kenya Airways will take a month, the government said on Wednesday, appealing to pilots to withdraw a strike notice and join discussions. Tourism Minister Najib Balala, who sits in a cabinet sub-committee tasked with rev...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is this month seeking to raise 297 million U.S. dollars from the domestic market for infrastructure projects in the energy, water and transport sectors. The East African nation is carrying out a number of infrastructure projects that include constru...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Mandera, Somali region, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya said on Tuesday that it has enhanced security along its Somali border to thwart terror attacks from Al-Shabaab militants from Somalia. Mandera County Commissioner Fredrick Shisia told journalists that security agents have learned less...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 11th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya is violating international law by forcing residents of the world’s largest refugee camp to return to Somalia, an aid agency said Monday. Kenya insists the emptying of Dadaab — home to hundreds of thousands of mostly Somali refugees —...
By Tajuddin
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Oct 4th, 2016
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Nairobi, Kenya (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Kenya plans to seek concessional loans to bridge the budget deficit for the 2017/18 financial year, a senior official said. The National Treasury Principal Secretary, Kamau Thugge, told journalists in Nairobi on Monday that Kenya will borrow up to 4.7 bil...

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