Category Archives: KENYA

All the news about Somalis in Kenya – Wararkii ugu danbeeyay ee Soomaalida Kenya (Xafiiska Bartamaha ee Nairobi,Kenya)

Shabab terrorism threat casts wider shadow over Kenya

Los Angles Times When quarry miners in northern Kenya packed up their few belongings and fled last month after a terrorist attack, they left behind their jobs and back pay. They returned to their families in this central Kenya city … read more »

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UN to resume full rations to refugees in Kenya

AFP The UN World Food Programme (WFP) said Tuesday it will resume full food rations to refugees in Kenya in January following a successful appeal to foreign donors. Last month WFP announced it had been forced to slash food handouts … read more »

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Kenya: We Will Move to Court to Stop Implementation of the New Security Laws – Raila

The Star Cord leader Raila Odinga yesterday said the coalition will move to court to stop implementation of the new security laws signed by the President.Speaking in Ugunja, Siaya, Raila said the chaos in the National Assembly on Thursday was … read more »

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Kenya’s Kenyatta signs security law despite protests

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Friday he had signed into law anti-terrorism measures approved by parliament despite vocal protests by some opposition lawmakers who cited a threat to civil liberties and free speech. Kenyatta has faced … read more »

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VIDEO: Angry lawmakers force delay in vote on Kenyan security law

Reuters NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan opposition lawmakers disrupted a vote on Thursday to authorize tough terrorism-related measures that rights activists say threaten civil liberties and free speech, forcing the parliamentary speaker to postpone the session. Television footage showed members of … read more »

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Refugees Living in Kenya Long for Peace at Home

BNN EASTLEIGH, KENYA – Kenya is host to numerous refugees seeking safe haven from conflict. Immigrants from Somalia face challenges in their new lives in Kenya. Twenty-two year old Ahmed Shaciye runs a clothing business in Eastleigh, on the outskirts … read more »

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Kenya suspends licenses of some 500 NGOs, some tied to terrorism

Global Post Nairobi, Dec 16 (EFE).- The Kenyan government announced Tuesday it was suspending licenses and freezing the bank accounts of some 510 Non-Governmental Organizations, NGOs; 15 of which have been accused of having ties to terrorist groups and money … read more »

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The heartbreaking moment a Kenyan girl is sold into marriage

Washington Post In a village about 50 miles from Marigat in Baringo County, Kenya, among a tribe that practices genital mutilation as a rite of womanhood, a teenage girl is sold into an arranged marriage. Her price is 20 goats, … read more »

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Workers flee Kenya’s border town due to rising terror attacks

XINHUA MANDERA, Kenya,(Xinhua) — Dozens of public servants in the northern Kenyan town of Mandera are fleeing the restive region due to increased insecurity following the massacre of over 60 people in the past three weeks. Mandera leaders told journalists … read more »

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ICC WITHDRAWS CASE AGAINST UHURU KENYATTA (Video)

Daily Nation Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda has withdrawn the charges against Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court. “In light of the Trial Chamber’s 3 December 2014 “Decision on Prosecution’s application for a further adjournment”, the Prosecution withdraws the … read more »

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Kenyan pilot missing after crash – army

AFP Nairobi – A Kenyan fighter pilot whose jet crashed in an area controlled by al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab fighters in southern Somalia is missing, the army said on Friday. Al-Shabaab said they shot down the warplane on Thursday and “destroyed” the … read more »

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Kenyan troops to stay put in Somalia – Kenyatta

AFP Nairobi – Kenya’s interior minister and police chief were removed from their posts on Tuesday, hours after Somalia’s Shabaab rebels carried out a fresh massacre in the northeast of the country. In a televised address to the nation, President … read more »

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Top Kenyan Officials Sacked After Massacre

VOA NAIROBI— Two top Kenyan security officials are being replaced following a terrorist attack that left 36 people dead Tuesday in northeastern Kenya, the second such incident in 10 days. Kenya’s president announced the changes, while vowing to intensify Kenya’s … read more »

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Terrorism hits education, health in Kenya’s marginalized Mandera

IRIN NAIROBI, (IRIN) – People in northern Kenya’s marginalized Mandera County face a devastating loss of basic services as teachers, healthcare workers and other state employees face calls to leave in the wake of a terrorist attack which claimed 28 … read more »

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Somali leaders must act decisively for country’s sake

Daily Nation Somalia’s Parliament was yesterday turned into a house of dishonour as legislators swapped the decorum of rational debate for chaotic shouting matches and placard-waving in a battle over a proposed vote of no-confidence against the Prime Minister. The … read more »

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Somalia may be right on maritime border

The House Foreign Relations Committee wants Somalia to be declared a hostile state after it referred a dispute over our maritime boundary in October to the International Court of Justice. As a result, all Somali refugees in Kenya might be … read more »

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Uhuru holds talks with US General on Somalia progress

President Uhuru Kenyatta Monday held talks with the Commander of US Africa Command, General David Rodriguez, who paid him a courtesy call at State House, Nairobi. Gen Rodriguez briefed Uhuru on the partnership between Kenya and the US in the … read more »

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Kenya to close borders to travellers from Ebola states

Nairobi (BBC) Kenyan officials say the country is closing its borders to travellers from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone in response to the deadly Ebola outbreak.Kenya’s health secretary said Kenyans and medical workers flying in from those states would still … read more »

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Police patrol Kenyan port after Muslim cleric’s murder

Armed police patrolled the streets of Kenya’s port city Mombasa on Wednesday following the assassination of a prominent radical Muslim cleric who was buried as a martyr. But Kenya’s second city — a key transport hub for East Africa and … read more »

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Kenya oo caddeysay inaysan xilligan la bixaynin Ciidamadooda jooga Soomaaliya

 Dawlada ah Soomaaliya oo aaminsan in Kenya ay qayb ka tahay ismari-waaga ka taagan gobollada Jubbooyinka ayaa bilihii ugu dambeeyay dalbanaysay in ciidamada Kenya ee ku sugan gobolladaas ay ka baxaan dalka. Waxaana go’aan ahaa in ciidamo ka socda wadamo … read more »

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