Archbishop Welby and Pope Francis hails Christian victims of Kenya massacre.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has hailed the victims of the massacre at a Kenyan university earlier this week as martyrs during his Easter Sunday sermon. Speaking at Canterbury Cathedral today, the Most Rev Justin Welby said the 148 mainly Christian .
Africas new apartheid: The Easter massacre in Kenya
Easter Friday evokes the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. This year, 147 Christian students were murdered the previous day in Kenya by the Islamist jihadis of al-Shabab for the single reason they were Christians. Their selection for execution because of.
Kenya in Easter mourning for massacre victims | Capital News
The massacre, Kenyas deadliest attack since the 1998 bombing of the US embassy in Nairobi, claimed the lives of 142 students, three police officers and three soldiers. Photo/CFM. NAIROBI, Kenya Apr 5 ��� Kenya on Sunday��.
Agony of Parents Identifying Garissa Massacre Bodies
Some of the bodies do not have any form of identification and that is why we have to take pictures which will be shown in a screen, once you identify the face, you will be allowed to view the physical body to ascertain it, a Kenya Red Cross official.
Visiting Scene, Court Calls Forth Memories of Massacre at a Mall
A chief magistrate led a grim field trip to the Westgate mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the scene of a massacre, bringing along prosecutors, defense lawyers and even the suspects.. Nairobi Journal; Kenyan Chief Magistrate Daniel Ochenja, who has begun hearing case related to September 2013 massacre at Westgate Mall in Nairobi, leads grim field trip to site, bringing prosecutors, defense lawyers and even suspects; mall remains vacant reminder of bloodshed even as rest of city has slowly returned to normal.
Kenya University Death Toll Seen Rising; Anger Over Security Failures
The death toll in an assault by Somali militants on a Kenyan university is likely to climb above 147, a government source and media said on Friday, as anger grew among local residents over what they say as a government failure to prevent bloodshed.
Kenyan Patrols Find 924 Elephant Tusks
Game Department and army patrols have recovered 924 elephant tusks valued at more than $300,000 in a 60-day poacher sweep in northeastern Kenya, the official Kenya News Agency said today.
Pope condemns senseless brutality of Kenya massacre
Deeply saddened by the immense and tragic loss of life caused by the recent attack on the Garissa University College, the Holy Father sends assurances of his prayers and spiritual closeness to the families of the victims and to all Kenyans at this.
Somalia’s Leader: Look Past the Hype
Hassan Sheik Mohamud may be the darling of the West, but he has a lot to answer for.
Kenya holds five over university massacre - Vanguard News
Kenya said Saturday it had arrested five men in connection with the university massacre by Somalias Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab militants that left nearly 150 people dead. The arrests came as militants warned of ���another��.
Survivor from KENYA MASSACRE emerges after two days in.
Kenyan students are evacuated from Moi University during a terrorist raid by Shebab fighters in Garissa, on April 3, 2015 PHOTO: AFP. GARISSA, KENYA: A survivor of Kenyas university massacre who hid in a wardrobe for��.
Five arrested after Kenya university massacre: interior ministry
Nairobi (AFP) - Kenyan police have arrested five men in connection with the university massacre of 148 people, the interior ministry said Saturday, including.
Kenya rejects university massacre slow response criticism
NAIROBI, Kenya ��� Kenyan special forces took at least 7 hours to deploy at a university massacre in which almost 150 people were killed, scathing reports said Sunday, April 5, but security chief defended their response.
Al-Shabab Militants Kill 147 at University in Kenya
Al-Shabab gunmen rampaged through a university in northeastern Kenya at dawn Thursday, killing 147 people in the groups deadliest attack in the East African country. Four militants were slain by security forces to end the siege just after dusk.
Pope Sends Telegram for Kenya University Massacre.
The massacre has been widely condemned by the International Community, including the United States, who has offered Kenya help in fighting the terrorist group. --- --- ---. On ZENITs website: For the full text of Cardinal��.
Kenya shocked, defiant after Shebab massacre 147 at.
Garissa (Kenya) (AFP) - Grieving relatives were Friday searching for news or the remains of their loved ones after Somalias Shebab Islamists massacred 147 in a university in northeastern Kenya. The day-long siege of��.
Kenya Attack Survivor Found Hiding In Closet Two Days After College Massacre
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) ��� Somalias Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people. Kenyan cities will run red with blood, said al-Shabab according to the .
Behind Flurry of Killing, Potency of Hate
A former assassin with the Irish Republican Army has particular insight into a recent flurry of horrific bloodletting in the world.. Attack by Islamic militants in Kenyan shopping mall offers parallels with past brutal, ideological killings; former Irish Republican Army assassin Sean O’Callaghan recalls murders he committed in the 1970s and offers insight into how people can become capable of such monstrosities.
Tale of ‘White Widow’ Fills British Press
While there is no evidence that Samantha Lewthwaite was involved in the Kenya mall attack, British newspapers remain fascinated with the woman they call the “white widow.”. British newspapers remain fascinated with Samantha Lewthwaite, woman they call white widow who is rumored to have been involved in terrorist attack on Nairobi, Kenya, shopping mall; Lewthwaite is convert to Islam and widow of widow of Germaine Lindsay, who blew himself up on a London Underground train on July 7, 2005.
Kenya massacre survivor found after hiding in wardrobe for.
A survivor of the massacre at Garissa University College in Kenya was found on Saturday, two days after Al-Shabaab extremists slaughtered 148 people. Cynthia Cheroitich, 19, had cowered in a wardrobe for���
Somali Militants Mixing Business and Terror
The Shabab, which claimed responsibility for the deadly mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya, makes money through illegal endeavors and even employs a team of accountants.. Shabab, Somali militant Islamist group which claimed responsibility for the deadly mall siege in Nairobi, Kenya, shifts from one illegal business to another, drawing money from East Africas underworld to finance attacks; officials in Africa and in the West are redoubling efforts to defeat or at least contain group--with watchful eye on its multiple sources of money--before its fighters can strike again in Kenya or even the United States.
Kenya town in shock after college massacre
GARISSA, Kenya -- As CBS News correspondent Debora Patta arrived Friday in the eastern Kenyan town of Garissa, they passed makeshift tents that had been set up at the local airport. Students fled to the airport during Thursdays massacre at their.
Witness to a Massacre in a Nairobi Mall
. Tyler Hicks, a Times photographer, was nearby when gunmen opened fire on an upscale Kenyan mall.
Massacre in a Nairobi Mall
The Shabab, an Islamist militant group based in Somalia, took responsibility for the attack, saying it was revenge for Kenya’s military operations in Somalia.
Kenya Massacre: Son of Government Official Named as Gunman
The son of a Kenyan government official has been identified as one of the gunmen who attacked a Kenyan college where 148 people were killed, authorities said Sunday. Abdirahim Mohammed Abdullahi, one of the Islamic extremists who attacked Garissa .
Kenya Massacre Sparks Calls From Local Community Leaders For More.
Kenya Defence forces soldiers search and question people at the front entrance of Moi University in Garissa on April 3, 2015. AFP PHOTO / CARL DE SOUZA (credit: CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images) .
Up to 150 killed at Kenyan university after al-Shabaab Easter Week raid
People worldwide have been showing their support for the people of Kenya on Twitter using the hashtag #onekenya. Ulrika Mod��er, the Swedish governments State Secretary to the Minister for International Development Cooperation, wrote: Sweden stands .
Kenyans Assail Press For Massacre Reports
The official newspaper of Kenyas ruling party said today that some local politicians and the foreign press had exaggerated and distorted reports of a purported massacre by security forces in northeast Kenya. It is regrettable that some local leaders and the foreign press have set it upon themselves to distort the truth about the situation in Wajir, The Kenya Times said in an editorial.
44 Mau Mau Sentenced To Die for Murder of 150
. 44 sentenced to death, 4 to prison for Mau Mau massacre, Lari
Kenya mourns victims of student massacre with Easter prayers
Nairobi (AFP) - Kenyans prepared to dedicate Easter Sunday prayer services to the 148 victims of a university massacre by Somalias Shebab Islamists, marking.
Kenya Massacre: Churches Employ Armed Guards to Protect Easter Masses
GARISSA, Kenya ��� Churches in Kenya turned to armed guards to protect their Easter Sunday congregations after al Shabab gunmen massacred nearly 150 people at a Kenyan university on Thursday, singling out Christians for point-blank executions.
Kenya Leaders Allegation Trivializes Massacre
Kenyas top opposition leader on Wednesday said a statement by the countrys president that local political networks were responsible for two days of killings that left 60 people dead trivialized the massacre.
U.S. Raids in Libya and Somalia Strike Terror Targets
American troops assisted by the F.B.I. and C.I.A. seized a militant in Tripoli who was indicted for his role in the 1998 embassy bombings, and Navy SEALs attacked a villa in a Somali town known as a militant hub.. American commandos carry out raids in Tripoli, Libya, and the coast of Somalia in a powerful flex of military muscle aimed at capturing fugitive terrorist suspects; American forces capture Nazih Abdul-Hamed al-Ruqai, known by his nom de guerre Abu Anas al-Libi in Tropli; raid in Somalia fails to lead to the capture of a senior leader of the Shabab militant group.
Kenya Imposes Curfew after University Massacre - CBN.com
Kenyan authorities have imposed a curfew in the northeast part of that country a day after radical Muslims slaughtered at least 147 Christian university students.
Woman, Gun at Hip, Opens Case Against Mau Mau
. Brit woman atty K P Hurst prosecutes 81 Kikuyus charged with slaying Chief Luka and 74 others
Garissa terrorists bodies being put on display in Kenya in pictures
Four other survivors from the massacre at Garissa University College were found yesterday. A photograph from inside one of the classrooms at the university has emerged, showing at least 12 bodies strewn across the floor, which is covered in blood. At.
Five Arrested In Connection To Kenyan University Massacre.
After a horrifying massacre occurred in Garissa, Kenya on Thursday, Kenyan officials have revealed that a total of five ���terrorists��� have been arrested in connection to the attack. According to USA Today: Interior Ministry��.
Shock, defiance in Kenya after university massacre - Rappler
GARISSA, Kenya (UPDATED) ��� The bodies of the 148 students and security officers massacred by Somalias Shebab Islamists in a Kenyan university were flown Friday, April 3 to Nairobi where their desperate and grieving��.
Kenya massacre: Survivor emerges after two days in wardrobe
A survivor of Kenyas university massacre who hid in a wardrobe for two days too terrified to come out was rescued safely on Saturday, dehydrated but apparently unharmed, Kenya Red Cross said. ���A survivor has been��.
Survivor From Kenya Massacre Emerges After Two Days In.
A survivor of Kenyas university massacre who hid in a wardrobe for two days too terrified to come out was rescued safely Saturday, dehydrated but apparently unharmed, Kenya Red Cross said. A survivor has been discovered, she was��.
Inquiry Says Ethiopian Troops Killed 193 in Ballot Protests in ’05
The toll of 193 victims shot, beaten or strangled during protests against election fraud last year is almost triple the official death toll.
Gentle ex-teacher accused of masterminding Kenya.
Kenyan police have named homegrown militant Islamist Mohamed Mohamud, a quietly spoken former teacher, as the alleged mastermind of the massacre of 148 people in a university in Garissa. Known also by the alias��.
Somali journalists arrested over Garissa massacre coverage
Somali press freedom advocates lashed out at Somalia government officials on Saturday after news 25 staff members at two radio stations were arrested over their coverage of the Garissa, Kenya, massacre on Thursday. ���The National Union of Somali .
Survivor From Kenya Massacre Emerges From Wardrobe After Two Days Of Hiding
A survivor of Kenyas university massacre who hid in a wardrobe for two days and too terrified to come out was rescued safely on Saturday, dehydrated but apparently unharmed, Kenya Red Cross said. Yahoo! News reports: .
Laughing Muslims taunted Christians as they massacred them
Garissa (Kenya) (AFP) ��� Piles of bodies and pools of blood running down the corridors: survivors of the Kenya university massacre described how laughing gunmen taunted their victims amid scenes of total carnage.
Easter service starts three days of mourning for KENYA MASSACRE
They came in their hundreds, fearful of attacks but determined to honour the victims of one of Kenyas worst ever massacres. In Nairobis Anglican cathedral, every seat was packed for the Easter Sunday service at the start of three days of official.
A Shaken Kenya Is Hit Again in 2 Deadly Attacks by Militants
Three people were killed in attacks on police officers near the border with Somalia. The Kenyan authorities blamed the Shabab militant group, which has taken responsibility for the mall siege.. Militants in Kenya kill three people in two separate attacks near border with Somalia, only days after heavily armed assailants stormed Westgate Mall in Nairobi and killed scores of people; Kenyan authorities blame Somali militant group Shabab for latest attacks.
After Mall Massacre, a Struggle to Understand
Scenes from the funeral of Ruth Njeri Macharia, 28, who was killed during the attack on the Westgate mall in Nairobi.
Britain Says Kenya Terrorists Are Well Organized
LONDON, March 31 -- Mau Mau terrorism in Kenya has developed from sporadic murders into a coordinated military operation, Oliver Lyttelton, the Colonial Secretary, told the House of Commons today. He said Thursdays massacre and a successful diversionary raid on a police post bore evidence of careful planning and direction.. Sec Lyttelton says Mau Mau terrorism resembles mil operation, Commons; Griffiths sees civil war; some Kikuyu tribesmen illus in custody, Uplands
White House officials defend Somalia strategy as counterterrorism model
But this weeks massacre of 148 people at Garissa University College, the deadliest terrorist attack on Kenyan soil in two decades, demonstrates the limits of the administrations approach and the difficulty of producing lasting victories over.
Pope prays above all for Syria and Iraq - and says shocked at Kenya massacre
The pontiff spoke as churches in Kenya, where al-Shabaab gunmen massacred nearly 150 people, singling out Christians for point-blank executions, turned to armed guards to protect their congregations on the most important day of the Christian liturgical .
Atoning for the Sins of Empire
The British Empire was built with violence. Its victims in Kenya are finally being acknowledged and compensated.. Op-Ed article by Prof David M Anderson underlines significance of British governments agreement to compensate more than 5,000 Kenyans who were tortured and abused while detained during Mau Mau rebellion during 1950s; raises question of whether United States will be so accommodating to future claims due to its torture of terrorism suspects.