[Sabahi]Nairobi -As renewed threats and mockery from al-Shabaab have emerged in the past few days, the Kenyan people are still looking for answers as to how the bloody siege at Nairobi’s Westgate mall happened — and whether it could have been prevented.
[Sudan Tribune]Khartoum -The Sudanese capital today saw continued demonstrations by anti-government protestors following Friday prayers as public anger grew over the growing death toll in the unrest that came in the wake of Khartoum’s decision to cut fuel subsidies.
[Daily Trust]Katsina -Barely 48 hours after the Bala Saulawa-led new PDP denounced its position and reverted its loyalty to the Alhaji Bamanga Tukur-led faction of the party, another group has emerged restoring the eclipsed Baraje-led PDP faction in the state.
[The Star]The Deputy President’s one-week break has been extended until Tuesday.
[Leadership]Residents of Saminaka in Lere local government area of Kaduna State were Thursday night thrown into disarray following the invasion of the community by unknown gunmen, killing three policemen in a crossfire.
[VOA]Minnesota -U.S. law enforcement officials say preventing Somali Americans from aiding the terrorist organization al-Shabab continues to be its top priority in Minnesota, where the largest Somali community in the United States resides.
[SW Radio]President Robert Mugabe once again hit out at the West on Thursday for their imposition of ‘illegal and filthy’ sanctions, during his address to the United Nations in New York.
[VOA]Kenyan authorities say they are still holding eight people in connection with the deadly four-day siege at a Nairobi shopping mall.
[Shabelle]Confrontations between armed men and Somali military llied with Kenyan troops occurred at Kulbiyow sub-district in the lower Juba region of Somalia.
[VOA]Nairobi -In August 2012, African authorities arrested Mahdi Hashi, Ali Yassin Ahmed and Mohamed Yusuf, all in their twenties, as they were on their way to Yemen.