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Together we shall conquer Terrorism

Terrorism over the years has resulted in the deaths of many innocent lives across East Africa, leaving scars of unbearable trauma, along with it destroying property and infrastructure. The Al Shabaab, are the key instigators in these acts of terror characterized by the use of indiscriminate violence as a means […]

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Preying on the defenseless

Al Shabaab militants have raided a children’s home and kidnapped several children in a village south of Dhobely town. The evil struck in the wee hours of the morning when the children were fast asleep. The begun by spraying bullets at the security personnel who were guarding the gates killing […]

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Extremist groups exploiting Covid-19 to expand footprint

Extremist groups across sub-Saharan Africa are leveraging on the Covid-19 crisis as an opportunity to intensify attacks and also drum up civilian support. As U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) commander Stephen Townsend warned in an April 7th  press release, “al-Qaeda, al-Shabaab and ISIS have announced that they see this crisis as […]

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Business as usual for terrorists, despite pandemic

COVID-19 has captured everyone’s attention and is likely to remain a top policy priority for most of 2020. Pandemic-focused coverage has eclipsed many other recent developments and continues to dominate the news cycle. COVID19 is spreading fast in the horn of Africa region and the larger Eastern Africa with Djibouti […]

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Vigilance in our communities

The government has always urged Kenyans to remain vigilant and seek strength in each other. This is always important in our communities and also for everyone to be involved in the war against terrorism. In addition to this, our security apparatus has always assured Kenyans of maximum security to everyone […]

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Technology Aiding Terrorism?

Technology is terrorism’s most important and effective ally. It not only provides a global audience for violent extremists but also new avenues and opportunities for terrorists to perform their vile acts. Acts of terror have become more personal due to the interconnectivity availed by social media platforms and other communication […]

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Drug Money Funding Terrorism

Earlier, in April, this year Kenya was listed by the United States as the vital money laundering hotspot. The incident brought questions to many. Nonetheless, it was a clear indication that a lot of dirty money is changing hands in the country. The United States Department of State Bureau for […]

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