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KDF soldiers shoot 2 in Mandera creating rift with locals

On December 21, headlines of reputable publications worldwide brought to the fore an unusual view of a rare act in the fight against terrorism in Kenya. The BBC headlined their story, Kenyan Muslims shield Christians in Mandera bus attack while USA Today headlined it; Muslims shield Christian passengers in attack on Kenyan bus. Al Jazeera aptly put it thus: Muslims ...

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Internal security should be devolved to counties

By George Githinji Article 187 of the Constitution provides a mechanism for the transfer of functions between both levels of government, that is, the national and the county governments. The transfer is only possible, however, under two conditions: if the function or power would be more effectively performed or exercised by the receiving government and the transfer of the function ...

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Security officers were unprepared for Lamu, Tana River attacks

Mpeketoni Attack in 2014-PHOTO courtesy of CNN

Kenyan security forces were ill-prepared in responding to the terror attacks in Mpeketoni Lamu county and Tana River county, and failed to protect innocent residents as the attacks continued. This is according to a new report by the Human Rights Watch and the Kenya Human Rights Commission. The Insult to Injury The 2014 Lamu and Tana River Attacks and Kenya’s ...

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