Kenyan forces to stay in Samalia, despite al-Shabaab warning

Nairobi – Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta says his administration will not be intimidated by evil forces in its efforts to ensure peace and stability in Kenya and regionally. Condemning the Westgate Mall terrorist attack on 21 September, he said that the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) would remain in Somalia until there was order in [the] … Continue reading “Kenyan forces to stay in Samalia, despite al-Shabaab warning”

Pandor: ‘White Widow’ passport was cancelled

Pretoria – Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor today confirmed that the passport used by a woman allegedly involved in the Westgate mall attack in Kenya, dubbed the “White Widow”, was cancelled in 2011. She confirmed that the document was issued in Durban but had later been cancelled following an investigation by the department. Samantha Lewthwaite … Continue reading “Pandor: ‘White Widow’ passport was cancelled”

“Some bodies still trapped in Westgate mall rubble”

Nairobi – The death toll from the terrorist attack in the besieged Westgate shopping mall is set to rise after some bodies were still trapped inside the mall. In a televised address to the nation on Tuesday, President Uhuru Kenyatta said the bodies of the hostages and those of the terrorists are still trapped in … Continue reading ““Some bodies still trapped in Westgate mall rubble””