UN slams deadly terrorist attack on bus in northern Kenya
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday condemned a terrorist attack on a commuter bus in northern Kenya that left at least 28 people dead, hoping that "those responsible for today's attack will be brought to justice swiftly."
Mandera, Kenya: Heavy rains pounding Mandera County saved the bus in which 28 people who were killed yesterday morning by Al Shabab militants from being driven to Somalia. Unknown number of attackers commandeered the bus as it was about to enter Arabia town, which is between Mandera town and Elwak.
HUDUR, Somalia—Women slip into this southern town in the middle of the night with sacks of rice for sale—a lifeline for residents and a move that demonstrates the continued threat from surrounding Islamist militants.
Kenya and Turkey are looking into ways of enhancing trade and bilateral relations between the two countries.
Turkey has identified Kenya as an important gateway to Africa and is closely engaging both the government and the business community with its sights set on investment and other trade opportunities in Kenya and the region. In less than a year, there have been two business delegations from Turkey to Kenya, just highlighting the growing interest.
Iran Ready to Provide Technical, Professional Training to Somalia
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a meeting with Somali Parliament Speaker Mohamed Osman Jawari voiced Tehran's readiness to provide technical and professional assistance to the Somali government.
Somalia’s rebel group, al-Shabab, has denied claims by Kenyan authorities that more than 100 of their fighters, who allegedly masterminded an attack on a bus in northern Kenya, were killed by Kenyan forces.