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ISS: Why is the US ramping up anti-terrorism efforts in Kenya?

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In the aftermath of the deadly al-Shabaab attack on the Dusit 2 hotel complex in Nairobi in January 2019, urgent discussions began about how...

No water, no fear as community leaders in Kenya step up...

Few residents of Nairobi’s sprawling informal settlement Kibera have access to running water to wash hands - but most know of a deadly disease...

British Army tests evacuation of 400 in Parachute Battlegroup exercise

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The British Army’s global response force has been proving its skills at protecting the UK’s citizens in emergency overseas evacuations. A planned exercise in Kenya,...

Kenya/Somalia feud

Kenya accused Somalia of violating its territorial integrity and demanded it cease in an escalating feud Washington says undermines the fight against Islamist militant...

Ravenswood Solutions displaces Saab for UK military’s Kenya training contract

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Ravenswood Solutions has won a five-year contract to provide the British Army with training services in Kenya, replacing Saab, which had the contract since...

“Reckless rape” comment causes public offence in Kenya

A top Kenyan university caused widespread public offence accusing a gang-raped student of “recklessness” for walking back to campus after a night out. The...

Police killings in Kenya continue

Kenyan police shot dead at least eight people in Nairobi slums over the past two months, violating laws on the use of excessive force,...

Kenya officially takes new C-27J Spartans into service

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The Kenya Air Force (KAF) on 14 February commissioned into service its two new C-27J Spartan transport aircraft acquired from Italy’s Leonardo in a...

AFRICOM commander visits Kenya, Somalia, to emphasize partnership, security

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General Stephen Townsend, commander, U.S. Africa Command, completed a two-day trip to East Africa to personally assess the security situation at the Kenyan Defense...

Kenya buries its longest serving president

Kenya’s deputy president pledged to unite the country in honour of Daniel Arap Moi, its longest ruling president, who was buried at his sprawling...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...