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Kenya won't be cowed by terrorists: President
Nairobi, Sep 28 (IANS) Kenya will not be cowed by acts of terrorism, said the country's President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday, adding that the recent Westgate attack by Al-Qaeda allied militants will not be able to dampen the spirit of Kenyans.

Saturday, September 28, 2013 2:52:09 AM

59 still missing in Nairobi attack (Roundup)
Nairobi, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 59 people continued to be missing Friday, six days after the terror attack on a mall in Kenyan capital Nairobi, even as Kenyan police held eight suspects for interrogation in connection with the incident.

Friday, September 27, 2013 9:36:07 PM

Police question 8 Nairobi attack suspects
Nairobi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Kenyan government said Friday that it is currently holding eight suspects for interrogation in connection with the Nairobi mall terror attack.

Friday, September 27, 2013 8:50:04 PM

Car used in Nairobi attack recovered
Nairobi, Sep 27 (IANS) Forensic experts investigating the terrorist attack at a mall in Kenya's capital Nairobi have recovered a vehicle which they believe was used by the Al Qaeda-allied Al Shabaab militants during the attack.

Friday, September 27, 2013 7:54:05 PM

Senior Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in prison
Mansoura (Egypt), Sep 27 (IANS/AKI) A senior leader of Egypt's Islamist Muslim Brotherhood movement, Safwat Khalil, has died in jail in the Nile Delta city of Mansoura, according to reports from the region.

Friday, September 27, 2013 7:32:06 PM

Africa's GDP to grow by 4.8 percent
Addis Ababa, Sep 27 (IANS) Africa's GDP is expected to grow by 4.8 percent in 2013 and 5.3 percent in 2014, according to the African Economic Outlook (AEO).

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:30:04 PM

Ghana to double cocoa consumption
Accra, Sep 27 (IANS) The Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) Thursday said the country plans to double domestic consumption by the end of 2015.

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:26:08 PM

29 killed in Sudan protests
Khartoum, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 29 people have been killed during the past three days in anti-government protests over fuel subsidies in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and Medani city, Sudanese police said Thursday.

Friday, September 27, 2013 7:14:03 AM

S. Africa to erect Mandela's statue at presidency
Johannesburg, Sep 27 (IANS) The South African government Thursday announced that it is building a nine-meter bronze-coated statue of Nelson Mandela to be erected at the presidency in Pretoria in December.

Friday, September 27, 2013 12:48:03 AM

Terrorists warn of more attacks in Kenya
Mogadishu, Sep 26 (IANS/EFE) The leader of the Somali Islamist militant group Al Shabaab has warned that Kenya will be hit with more deadly attacks like the Nairobi mall massacre if it does not withdraw its troops from southern Somalia.

Thursday, September 26, 2013 9:56:11 PM

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