Mandera County Kulmiye Society
Kulmiye Society Big Launch at Mandera Baraza ParkJune 1st, 2014
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Duale threatens to ditch Jubilee over crackdown

April 4, 2014

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National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale Friday threatened to withdraw support for the Jubilee government over what he termed arbitrary arrests of “his people.” This is the first time Mr Duale, ranked high up in the government pecking order, has made unsavoury remarks about President Kenyatta’s government. “We stand by the interests of our people. There […]

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It’s unfair to blame Kenyan Somalis collectively for every act of terrorism

April 3, 2014

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ABDULLAHI M. DIRIYE, MP, Wajir South Collective responsibility of a whole community for the actions of a few is a fallacy. Normally, some are criminals, a few are outstanding heroes or patriots, while the rest are just like the bewildered herd with no idea about anything. Somalis are no different. The bulk are poor, illiterate […]

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INTERVIEW: ‘Kenyan Somalis are guilty until proven innocent’ – MP Diriye Abdullahi

April 3, 2014

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Wajir South MP Diriye Abdullahi was accused of trying to release an illegal immigrant from JKIA on Thursday 27th March, 2014. He told Larry Madowo the man was one of his constituents but was denied entry because he couldn’t speak Swahili. The legislator says Kenyan Somalis are increasingly getting harassed and ethnically profiled especially after […]

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RT Hon Keith Vaz: UK MP or Kenyan Special Envoy?

April 2, 2014

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by Abukar Awale Recently, Rt Hon Keith Vaz, Labour MP for Leicester East and Chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee led a delegation to Kenya ostensibly as a fact finding mission to explore the impact of the impending UK khat ban on the Meru community in Kenya where khat is grown on a large […]

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Conflicts in South Sudan, CAR, DR Congo distract from countries to watch in 2014

March 5, 2014

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(The East African) The past two months have not been good ones for the Africa Rising narrative. South Sudan has imploded and in Central Africa, a genocide of sorts is taking place, with Muslims now targeted in revenge for the atrocities of a short-lived regime that seized power last year. These two stories, together with […]

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What went wrong in Mandera County?

February 19, 2014

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Mandera County economy has been in decline for the last 50 years. Not only that Mandera has been hit hard by the insecurity since the collapse of Siyad Barre regime in 1990, it also seems to be caught in a vicious cycle. Since inward investment is difficult to come by, economic activity in general is […]

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Mandera officials refute allegations that al-Shabaab controls town

February 12, 2014

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Source: Sabahi A Kenyan parliamentary report presented last month has painted a dismal picture of the security situation in the north-eastern town of Mandera, saying unequivocally that security forces have surrendered the town to al-Shabaab. Security officers control a crowd during a political rally on December 20, 2012, in Mandera. A Kenyan parliamentary committee report […]

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