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Violence Against Men Continues to be Silenced

February 26, 2012

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By: Irene Madara Over the past several years, cases against women violence have hit the air waves throughout the world. So much attention has been given to the issue, with several organizations being established to empower women against physical and emotional abuse. In Kenya, it is no longer women alone who are abused but the […]

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Two Killed in Grenade Attack on Kenyan Church

November 10, 2011

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KENYA.— Two people were killed and five others injured when several grenades were thrown into an eastern Kenyan church. Rev. Ibrahim Makunyi, the head of the church, said the house that belonged to an church elder near the entrance of the church had been bombed. The pastor said the first grenade did not explode but […]

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Drought- Stricken Somali Town of Dobley Has Urgent Need for Humanitarian Aid

July 14, 2011

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SOMALIA.— Al-Shabab, the Somali armed Islamist group has lost control of the town of Dobley. The fight to take control of Dobley however, has killed hundreds of people and destroyed much of the town’s infrastructure. Clan militia men now patrol the area, with the implicit support of the Kenyan government and operating on behalf of the […]

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Somalia Sentences Foreigners for Delivering Ransoms to Pirates

June 22, 2011

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SOMALIA.– A Somali court has jailed six foreigners, an American, three Britons and two Kenyans,  for illegally bringing $3.6 million dollars into the country reportedly to pay ransoms to pirates. Two men received 15-year sentences and fines of $15,000, the others faced sentences of 10 years in jail and fines of $10,000 each. This marks […]

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