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Kenya jails ivory kingpin for 20 years

Horndiplomat-On Friday, a Mombasa law court sentenced Feisal Mohamed Ali to 20 years in jail after finding him guilty of illegal possession of ivory worth 44 million shillings (US $440,000). The court also imposed a fine of 20 million shillings. This landmark ruling by the...

More trade with Kenya would win Somaliland recognition

By KOIGI WA MWERE Horndiplomat-Currently there is an economic crisis in Meru County because Kenyan miraa is banned in Somalia in retaliation for the closure of the Dabaab Refugee Camp. It is also banned in the UK, the European Union by al Shabaab upon unscientific claims...

Kenya Government wants ,Somaliland agreement over miraa sale

Horndiplomat-Meru County Governor Peter Munya has urged the government to promote the Miraa market in Somaliland that buys most of its Miraa plant from Ethiopia. Munya who was speaking at Kabachi in Igembe North Sub County during the burial of the late Mzee Peter Njilu...

Kenya:Our Generation will See Healthcare in Africa on Par with the Rest of the World

By John Flannery, President and CEO at GE Healthcare Horndiplomat-Packed securely inside the boxes in the picture above was a new mammography system, being ferried upstream from the Port of Lamu in Kenya, where I traveled last month, to a small rural town, where women...

Kenya:63-year-old who set up school goes to class for the first time

By KAZUNGU SAMUEL HornDiplomat-Mzee was pained when he was barred from committee of school he founded. A 63-year-old man who started a school in Ganze but was blocked from sitting on its management committee because he was illiterate has gone back to school. An emotional Mzee Kazungu...

Nobel Prize Winner Malala YousafZai Visits In Kenya In the World’s Largest Refugee Camp

Horn Diplomat:-DADAAB, Kenya — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai is spending her 19th birthday in Kenya in the world's largest refugee camp? to draw attention to the global refugee crisis, especially as the Dadaab camp faces pressure to close. Malala's spokesman, Taylor Royle, said the education...

Al-Shabaab militants overrun Kenyan police outpost

Horn Diplomat-Over 100 al-Shabaab militants attacked and overpowered a Kenyan police station on Saturday, the latest in a series of attacks by the Somalia-based militant group. Police confirmed that the early-morning attack took place in the north-eastern town of Wajir, about 50 kilometers (31 miles)...

Kenya dismisses UN report on killings in Somalia

  The Kenyan government has not said how many of its soldiers were killed but CNN reported in May that as many as 141 died. In his report, Mr Ban offered a mixed assessment of the status of Amisom’s campaign against Al-Shabaab. Kenyan air...

US fintech pioneer’s start-up in Kenya

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Kenyans protest over alleged extrajudicial killings of trio by police

HORDIPLOMAT-Protesters gather in the capital Nairobi following discovery of bodies of lawyer Willie Kimani, his client and their driver Activists carry a mock coffin emblazoned with the words ‘stop extrajudicial killings’ Hundreds of people have marched in Kenya to protest against the apparent extrajudicial killing by...