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CHINESE FIRM WINS US$5 MILLION TENDER FOR INTEGRATED URBAN SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS IN KENYA

NAIROBI Nov. 27 (Xinhua) The Chinese firm, Nanjing Les Information Technology, has won a 5 million U.S. dollars integrated urban surveillance system (IUSS) project,which is to be completed by February 2013, a senior Kenyan official disclosed on Tuesday. Nairobi Metropolitan … Continue reading

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3 KENYAN POLICE OFFICERS WOUNDED IN BLAST IN NAIROBI’S EASTLEIGH DISTRICT

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE 12 October, 2012 At least three officers were wounded in twin explosions Friday evening in a predominantly Somali area of the Kenyan capital Nairobi, police sources said. “Three officers … Continue reading

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TWO KENYA ADMINISTRATION POLICE OFFICERS KILLED AT GARISSA, HOURS AFTER GRENADE ATTACK ON NAIROBI CHURCH

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police CAPITAL FM September 30, 2012 NAIROBI, Kenya Two Administration Police officers were shot dead by attackers suspected to be Al Shabaab operatives in Garissa town on Sunday night. A senior officer in … Continue reading

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UGANDAN MILITARY HELICOPTER ACCIDENT AFFECTS PLANNED SOMALIA AERIAL OPERATION

A Ugandan soldier engages an Al Shabaab ambush party from a Casspir MRAP while Somali troops watch KAMPALA, Aug. 14 (Xinhua) The Ugandan military on Tuesday said the loss of its three combat helicopters enroute to Somalia has affected its … Continue reading

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AT LEAST NINE WOUNDED IN GUN ATTACK AT MANDERA, NORTHERN KENYA

Officers and men of the Kenya Administration Police by Fabian Mangera, Stephen Ingati MANDERA, Kenya August 3 (Xinhua) At least nine people were injured, four of them seriously, in Mandera County of northern region neigboring the war-torn Somalia on Thursday … Continue reading

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ONE PERSON KILLED, SIX INJURED IN SUICIDE EXPLOSION AT NAIROBI, KENYA

Men of Kenya’s paramilitary General Service Unit NAIROBI, Aug. 3 (Xinhua) At least one person was killed and six others injured on Friday night in a suicide explosion in Nairobi, the first since 1998 bombing of American embassies in Kenya … Continue reading

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KENYAN INTERNAL SECURITY MINISTER, PROF GEORGE SAITOTI, KILLED IN POLICE CHOPPER CRASH

Officers and men of Kenya’s Administration Police – answerable to the late Prof. Saitoti’s Ministry RTE NEWS 10 June, 2012 A senior Kenyan cabinet minister and his deputy were killed when a police helicopter crashed into a forest just outside … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN FIRM WINS OIL BLOCKS IN GAMBIA, KENYA

THE GUARDIAN 2 June, 2012 US-traded, Nigerian-owned oil and gas firm, CAMAC Energy, is expanding business in Africa, signing two new exploration deals in Kenya and Gambia in the last two weeks. According to Nigerian-born Chairman of the company, Dr. … Continue reading

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BLAST ROCKS KENYAN CAPITAL, MORE THAN 30 HURT

General Julius Karangi, Kenya’s Chief of Defence Forces(l) with Yusuf Haji, Defence Minister * Blast targets shopping mall in Nairobi during lunch hour * Police investigate whether it was a bomb attack NAIROBI, May 28 (Reuters) An explosion tore through … Continue reading

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SIX INJURED AS GRENADE ATTACKS ROCK NORTHERN KENYA

Kenyan troops prepare to go into Somalia GARISSA, Kenya May 26 (Xinhua) At least six people were injured in two simultaneous grenade attacks suspected to have been carried out by Somali Al- Shabaab in two border districts in Kenya’s northern … Continue reading

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