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Facebook rakes in users in Nigeria and Kenya, eyes rest of Africa

Facebook has nearly 20 million users in major African markets – Nigeria and Kenya, statistics released by the social network showed on Thursday. Facebook opened its first African office in Johannesburg in June as the continent’s growing population and relatively low levels of internet access present a large untapped market for the social network to

Jonathan visits Kenya’s Games Reserve with family, keeps mum on Nigeria politics

Barely three months after he handed-over power to President Muhammadu Buhari, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to keep mum on public matters. Jonathan who at the weekend, visited Kenya’s Maasai Mara Games Reserve on a chartered plane with his wife, Patience and two children was reported by the Kenyan media to have refused to speak

Dont mention ‘gay’ when you visit, Kenyans warn Obama

Dozens of Kenyans rallied in Nairobi on Monday against homosexuality, as they warned that U.S. President Barack Obama should not push a pro-gay agenda when he visits the country later this month. “Many of the demonstrators wore t-shirts with the slogans, “Protect the family match” and “Stand with the family”. Members of the anti-gay protesters

Kenya to evacuate citizens from South Africa as xenophobic attacks rage

Kenyan Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Amina Mohamed, said on Friday that Kenya would evacuate its nationals from South Africa as xenophobic violence increases. She said on Friday in Nairobi that though there were no Kenyan casualties in the uproar in South Africa, government was planning to evacuate those it could get hold of. Mohamed

5 Suspects arrested over Kenya campus attack

Kenya’s Interior Cabinet Secretary, Joseph Nkaissery, confirmed on Saturday that police have arrested 3 more suspects over the Garissa University attack, making 5 the number of those in custody. The three are said to be associates of terror mastermind, Gamadhere, and were nabbed at the Somalia border while trying to flee on Friday. The al-Qaeda

36 Kenyans killed in suspected al-Shabaab attack – Officials

Kenyan officials said gunmen in early Tuesday killed more than 36 people working in a quarry in Mandera in northern Kenya. The attack in killing all non-Muslims, was allegedly attributed to the Islamist terrorist group al-Shabaab. One of the survivors said that all the muslim workers were spared. The police were quoted as saying that