Mugabe family didn’t use state funds to buy a $7.6 million Hong Kong villa — it was just ‘borrowing it’
The cash-strapped Zimbabwean government is to fight a potentially embarrassing legal case in Hong Kong over a $7.6 million luxury villa said to be one of the favourite properties of the first lady, Grace Mugabe.
Half way down the dimly lit main hallway of Mogadishu's Banadir Hospital, a sign indicates the entrance to the delivery ward. It reads: "Women are not dying of diseases we can't treat. They are dying because societies have yet to make the decision that their lives are worth saving."
Kenya: We Don’t Owe You Any Al Shabaab List, Duale to Nkaissery
A section of political leaders from North Eastern Kenya have told off Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery who two days ago accused them of not naming the Al Shabaab militias as they had promised saying that they owe nobody any form of a list.
Dozens killed in al Shabaab fighting in Somalia, attacks in capital
Fighting in south Somalia between al Shabaab militants and government forces killed at least 24 people, while a rebel attack in the capital killed three Transport Ministry workers and a lawmaker, officials and the group said on Saturday.
Icy fingers of terror touch the heart of Kenya's 'paradise'
The fear of another deadly terror attack has penetrated itself into all corners of the Kenyan community and beyond. Mombasa Airport lies empty as the plane touches down on the runway. A few passengers gather their belongings to disembark, but the majority remain on the plane to travel onwards to Kilimanjaro. Hotels are empty, security guards stand at every gate into every shopping mall, supermarket and guest house, cars and bags are regularly checked and the once popular urban centre of Mombasa is void of happy snappers.
Mohamed Haji Hasan fled his home in Mogadishu four years ago, after the Islamist group Al-Shabab came to the office of the television station where he worked. They confiscated equipment and gave staff a stark choice: join us, or die. For a while he stayed on, lying low, but the text message threats became more frequent; the news of colleagues being shot dead too hard to ignore. He fled to Kenya, the neighbouring country, and sought asylum.