Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Somali Gets Death Sentence for Deadly October Truck Bombing

A Somali military court has given the death penalty to a man convicted of leading the unit behind an October truck bombing that officials say killed at least 500 people.

Hassan Ali Shute, the chairman …

Hundreds Flee English-Speaking Parts of Cameroon Amid Violence

Hundreds of people are fleeing Cameroon’s English-speaking towns following clashes between the military and gunmen believed to be armed separatists.

A dozen vehicles transporting at least 220 people from Cameroon’s English-speaking Northwest region arrived in …

Kenya Charges Opposition Figure Present at Odinga ‘Swearing In’ with Treason

A Kenyan opposition politician was charged on Tuesday with treason and unlawful assembly for his involvement in the symbolic presidential “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga in a challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

The …

HIJACKED INDIAN TANKER RELEASED OFF WEST AFRICA COAST

NEW DELHI– A tanker with 22 Indian crew on board has been released by pirates who had seized the vessel off the coast of West Africa, the company that manages the ship said Tuesday.

The …

KENYA TO PICK 30-MEMBER SQUAD FOR AFRICAN X-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS IN ALGERIA

NAIROBI– Kenya will select 30 athletes this Saturday to participate in the 5th African Cross-Country Championships to be held at Chlef, Algeria, on March 17.

However, two-time World Cross-Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor will not be …