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Relatives of some of the 28 people killed by Al-Shabaab militants are consoled by Kenya Red Cross staff shortly after viewing the bodies at Chiromo Mortuary, Nairobi on November 23, 2014. Majority of the victims teachers.

School lost seven teachers in Mandera massacre

A school lost seven teachers in the Saturday morning bus attack by suspected Al-Shabaab militia.

Kenya retaliates after bus massacre

Kenyan security forces have killed 100 militants, an official said Sunday, one day after a deadly attack on a bus.

Security provisions in Mandera county have been criticised following the attack

Kenya bus attack: Military 'kills 100 Shabab militants'

The Kenyan militry has killed more than 100 al-Shabab militants linked to a deadly attack on a bus, Kenya's deputy president says.

William Ruto said the armed forces had carried out two operations in Somalia, destroying equipment and a camp from which the bus attack was planned.

In Saturday's attack, gunmen pulled non-Muslims passengers from a bus in northern Kenya, killing 28 of them.

A local governor said a total security overhaul was needed.

Al-Shabab has carried out a series of attacks in Kenya since 2011, the year that Kenya sent troops into Somalia to help battle the Islamist group.

Mr Ruto gave details of the military operation after attending a Sunday service at a church in Nyahururu.

"I can assure you that those behind the attack did not even take their supper," he was quoted as saying by the Standard newspaper.

"They were killed by our officers who we sent out immediately after the attack. They di

Polls open in first free vote since independence, pitting new generation of politicians against old guard.

Tunisia votes in historic presidential poll

Voting started at 7am local time (06:00 GMT) on Sunday and polling stations will close at 6pm. More than 4,500 polling booths have been set up to receive more than 5.2 million eligible voters.

The driver of the bus tried to accelerate away from the militants, but the vehicle got stuck in wet mud

Kenya bus attack: Al-Shabab 'wants religious war'

The slaughter of 28 people on a bus in Kenya is a bid to start a religious war, a senior adviser to President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the BBC.

Man holding the body of Ryan Ssemaganda Ryan Ssemaganda's body (being carried) was buried in his home just outside Kampala

Uganda uproar over toddler's death

A Funeral has been held in Uganda for a boy of two, whose death sparked an uproar because he was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruits illegally.

Guy Scott exchanging pleasantries with military officers at a function last August

Zambia's President Guy Scott sacked by Patriotic Front

Zambia's Patriotic Front (PF) has suspended President Guy Scott for "not respecting the constitution", a spokesman has told the BBC.

Devolution and Planning Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru is joined by Kisumu Deputy Governor Ruth Odinga (right, seated) during the launch of the biometric registration for county staff at the headquarters in Kisumu Town on September 22, 2014. PHOTO | JACOB OWITI |  NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kenya's Cabinet orders probe of 12,000 ghost workers

Kenya's Cabinet has ordered police to investigate how 12,500 ghost workers ended up in the government payroll.

The Nigeria Parliament

Nigeria: 120 lawmakers sign notice to impeach Jonathan

ABUJA-MORE than 120 lawmakers have  appended their signatures for the impeachment of President Goodluck,immediately House reconvenes in December.

Lt Col Isaac Zida

Zida named prime minister of Burkina Faso

The authorities in Burkina Faso have appointed an army officer, Lt Col Isaac Zida, as transitional prime minister.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Ebola outbreak leaves Liberians jobless —World Bank

Nearly half of all Liberians who were employed when the Ebola outbreak began are no longer working, a survey by the World Bank has found.

Cuban doctor diagnosed with Ebola

A Cuban doctor working in West Africa has been diagnosed with Ebola, officials have said.

Nigerian soldiers on patrol in Maiduguri

Boko Haram Shoots Nigerian Army Brigade Commander

Boko Haram militants have shot and injured the acting Brigade commander of 23rd Brigade in Yola.

Grenades and other arms that were recovered from two mosques in Mombasa in a police raid where 251 suspects were arrested, Nov 17 2014. LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

Kenya: Youths chanting 'Allahu Akbar' kill four, injure others in Kisauni night of terror

Four people were killed and several others injured on Monday night night as marauding youths armed with knives, machetes and crude weapons attacked residents in Kisauni, Mombasa County.

The youths, aged between 15 and 25 years and who were shouting religious chants, indiscriminately attacked passers-by and motorists, causing havoc along the Old Malindi road towards Bamburi.

By Monday night, there were three bodies of the Kisauni chaos' victims at the Coast Provincial General Hospital.

Forty-two year old Joshua Muteti was hacked to death while at the Mtopanga Post Office stage where he had gone to see off friends who had earlier visited his home.

A group of about 12 hooded young men attacked him as his wife and three other visitors scampered for safety.

“They slashed my brother several times on the left arm and head as his wife watched from a close distance. He bled and died on the spot as the gang advanced to other areas,” Mr Abuba

 Burkina Faso's opposition leader Zephirin Diabre (left) and army-appointed leader, Lieutenant-Colonel Isaac Zida (centre) with other senior military personnel pose with religious chiefs after the signing of a transition charter in Ouagadogou on November 16, 2014. Machel Kafando was named Burkina Faso's interim president. AFP PHOTO

Diploma heads Burkina Faso's interim government

Diplomat Michel Kafando has been chosen as Burkina Faso's interim president, officials in the west African country announced Monday and will head the country until 2015.

Nigeria introduces austerity measures

ABUJA— Nigeria's Federal Government, yesterday, introduced some austerity measures and scaled down the crude oil bench mark for the 2015 budget.

Nigeria army 'retakes Chibok' from Boko Haram

The Nigerian army says it has recaptured the north-eastern town of Chibok, which was seized by Boko Haram militants on Thursday.

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