Last Updated: December 27, 2014 17:58

Al Shabaab intelligence chief surrenders in Somalia

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A top leader of Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabaab rebels, intelligence chief Zakariya Ismail Ahmed Hersi, has surrendered to government and African Union forces and is now in custody, officials said Saturday.

Jakakimba joins Homa Bay senate race on UDM ticket

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Raila Odinga’s former personal assistant Silas Jakakimba will now run for the Homa Bay senatorial seat on the United Democratic Movement

Oldest black rhino dies in Masai Mara at 43

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A 43-year-old rhino, probably the oldest in Africa has died in Masai Mara National Reserve.

Six killed after attempt to evict squatters turns chaotic in Trans Nzoia

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Six people were Saturday morning killed at the controversial Mengo farm in Trans-Nzoia County during an attempt to evict squatter families living on the farm.

Uganda says it will pull troops out of South Sudan only if Juba secured

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Uganda's president said on Friday he would pull troops out of South Sudan only if regional forces secured its capital Juba from rebel attack, as fighting in the world's newest state dragged on into a second year.

Kenya

ODM MPs revive calls for dialogue on national security

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Five Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) MPs from Nyanza region have revived calls for dialogue between the Government and the Opposition to discuss the new Security Law and how to tackle insecurity.

The Counties

Woman recounts pain, search for reconstructive surgery after cut

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Soon after completing Class Eight, Annah Jelanga (not her real name) from Arror in Marakwet East, Elgeyo Marakwet County was asked by her parents to visit her uncle in Nginyany, across the Kerio River.

Business

Preparations for Standard Gauge Railway nears completion ahead of construction

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The Government is rushing to pay the remaining landowners ahead of the deadline, before construction of the Mombasa-Nairobi Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) begins in the New Year.

World

North Korea refers to Barack Obama as "a monkey in a tropical forest"

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North Korea has sparked outrage after referring to Barack Obama as "a monkey in a tropical forest", while accusing America of orchestrating an internet blackout in the Sony Pictures hack row.

Sports

Mesut Ozil's 'affair' row continues

  Comments - 35 minutes ago
A glamour model is to sue her ex after he reportedly leaked flirty text messages between her and Arsenal star Mesut Ozil onto the internet.

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