1 January 2014
Armed groups that finance their operations by trafficking wildlife in the Democratic Republic of Congo are to be targeted by UN sanctions.
Three killed as robbers hijack Githurai bus
FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 2014
BY JUSTUS OCHIENG
SECURITY officers in Kisumu are on the spot for allowing a church to illegally fly the national flag. The Kenyan flag has been flying alongside the Holy Ghost Coptic Church of Africa’s two flags in Kisumu town day and night. Yesterday, a senior police officer told the Star that the law prohibits flying the national flag at night.
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Police in Tanzania are hunting a lone gunman who has killed at least eight people and injured three over several nights in the northern region of Mara.
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29 January 2014
South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has told the BBC that treason charges laid against him and some of his allies are “baseless”.