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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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Nakuru KDF officer in court over rape

By Lorna Abuga. A Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) officer has been arraigned in a Nakuru court to face rape charges. Before Principal Magistrate Liz Gacheha the court was told that the officer, Evans Ochieng Okello, allegedly committed the offence on 22 October 2015 in Lanet estate against a 20 year old university student. Area OCS John Njue said that on ...

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Terror attack at Nairobi’s Wakulima market foiled

Reports indicate that officers drawn from an elite unit of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) earlier this week arrested two members of the Somali terror group Al Shabaab who were reportedly en route to carry out a suicide bomb attack on Nairobi’s Wakulima market. The KDF officers also reportedly recovered a suicide vest from the two attackers who were part ...

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