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Westgate memorial: Joint terror war continues, US tells Kenya

By WILLIAM MWANGI @memwarwilliams and NANCY AGUTU @nancyagutu The US government reiterated its support for the fight against terrorism in Kenya and the region on the third anniversary of the September 11, 2013 Westgate Mall attack. Ambassador Robert Godec shared his government's commitment to freedom, democracy,...

Kenya and Somalia plan free visa pact

By GEORGE OMONDI omondi@ke.nationmedia.com Kenya is eying a free visa pact with Somalia as part of a diplomatic offshoot of the recent miraa export row with the Horn of Africa nation. At the moment, Kenyans and Somalis have to pay Sh5,000 ($50) to obtain visas that...

Somalia faults Kenya’s argument on ocean row

Somalia says an agreement it signed with Kenya in 2009 was not specific on how to resolve the maritime boundary dispute between the two countries. In its submissions before the International Court of Justice, Mogadishu argued that the memorandum of understanding (MoU) only dealt with...

Ruto defends Dadaab Refugee Camp closure at United Nations Assembly

Deputy President William Ruto has put up a robust defence of Kenya's decision to close the world's biggest refugee camp, Daadab. Speaking at the United Nations in New York, Ruto sharply criticised world leaders for abandoning the more than 600,000 plus refugees and forcing Kenya...

Dismiss Somalia maritime case, Kenya urges Hague court

By FELIX OLICK @olickfelix Kenyan lawyers led by Attorney General Githu Muigai yesterday turned the heat on Somalia and accused the war-torn nation of ignoring a pact to resolve a boundary row. Somalia has sued Kenya at the International Court of Justice seeking fresh delimitation of...

Kenya asks International Court of Justice to dismiss Somalia’s maritime boundary claim

By JUDIE KABERIA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 19 – A Kenyan team comprising of top-notch lawyers led by Attorney General Githu Muigai on Monday put up a spirited case to convince the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to dismiss a case in which Somalia wants the...

Kenya, Somalia spat goes to Hague court

Kenya could forfeit three of its 20 oil blocks in the Indian Ocean to Somalia if it loses a maritime territorial dispute brought against it. Tomorrow, Kenya begins an epic fight at the international justice city of The Hague, Netherlands, to fight claims of grabbing...

How Munya’s visit to Somaliland caused ban on miraa – State House

State House had explained the circumstances that prompted the Somali government to ban importation of miraa from Kenya. In a press briefing on Sunday, State House Spokesman Manoah Esipisu said that the Somalia Government interpreted Munya’s visit to Somaliland as Kenya’s recognition of the region...

Kenya or Somalia: Who owns the sea?

By:Friederike Müller-Jung / abj For years, Kenya and Somalia have argued over where their maritime boundary in the Indian Ocean runs. The International Court of Justice in The Hague could now decide who owns the sea, a decision that will only suit one. A narrow triangle...

Millions of refugee kids have no access to education, UN says

By NICHOLAS KEUNG Education “crisis” comes at a time when the number of displaced children is exploding by 600,000 a year, refugee agency says in report. In the Kashojwa village school in Uganda, a total of 2,800 local Ugandans, and Somali, Congolese, Burundian and other refugees...