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Kenya (AP) — An explosion wounded six people, including a high-ranking intelligence official, in the northern Kenyan town of Wajir during Monday's celebrations of Kenya's Independence Day, an official said. The six included the
Kenya An eyewitness says an explosion wounded several people at a stadium in the northern Kenyan town of Wajir during celebrations of Kenya's Independence Day. Abdirahman Abdi says government vehicles were leaving the stadium when a device exploded
The day before Ahmed Sheikh Jamale, a gaunt-faced Kenyan father, carried his two-year-old daughter to hospital, he buried his son. The rains have begun falling like belated tears in this bad borderland between Kenya and Somalia...Drought and war have
Abdullahi Sharawe against accusations that he influenced the creation of two constituencies in the area...The leaders also welcomed his appointment among the eight commissioners for the electoral body.
Four Kenyan Soldiers Injured Joseph Kariuki 14 November 2011 Four Kenyan soldiers were injured one seriously in a fierce exchange with Al shabaab in Elwak,a border town, 183kms from Wajir town. During the exchange 9 al shabaab militia were killed. "
Rating More police reservists will be hired to bolster security along the Kenya-Somalia border. North Eastern provincial commissioner James Oleserian said the government would take all measures to avert the Al-Shabaab threat along the porous border.
Kenya (AP) — Police say two people have been killed in a suspected al-Shabab attack at a church in an eastern town. Kenyan police chief Leo Nyongesa said that a mother and her two children were also injured when attackers hurled
Wagalla Memorial Project Steeped in Controversy Stephen Astariko 31 October 2011 Controversy threatens to halt the proposed construction of a Sh45 million memorial school for victims of the infamous Wagalla massacre in Wajir county. This is after a
A car bomb ripped through a government compound in Mogadishu overnight, killing at least 57 in the deadliest attack by Somalia's Shebab since it launched its insurgency almost five years ago. Witnesses described the carnage as the worst they had seen
Freedom Air Service Lauches Passenger Flight to Wajir Stephen Astariko 13 September 2011 A second passenger flight to and from Wajir has been inaugurated. Freedom Air Service now joins 540 Air Services to the remote county...Charles Kionga, the Wajir