NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Only about 60 students, mostly Muslim, are expected to attend when classes resume Monday (Jan. 11). Before the attack the university had about 800 students.
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Nearly 200 workers, mostly Somali immigrants, were fired after they walked out in protest over what they called insufficient prayer accommodations.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Kenya is still grappling with how to best counter increasingly emboldened Islamic al-Shabab militants in the wake of the attacks at Garissa University that left 148 dead in April.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab militants have targeted government offices, U.N. facilities, the airport, the president’s palace, hotels and restaurants in their bid to overthrow the government.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) “When our men arrived, they released Muslims. We are holding others hostage,” Ali Mohamud Rage, an Al-Shabab spokesman, was quoted as saying.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Somali Islamic militants, clerics and other extremist groups in Muslim majority countries are applying apostasy as a political tool, branding those with contrary opinions as apostates who need to be killed, said the writer.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was targeted Monday (Sept. 1) in an airstrike that hit a vehicle and compound in a militant stronghold south of the capital, Mogadishu.
NAIROBI, Kenya RNS) Kenya has enjoyed relative peace between the two monotheistic religions that dominate the region. But that may be changing.
WASHINGTON (RNS) The attack on a shopping mall in Kenya came shortly before a deadly attack against a church in Pakistan, but analysts warn against concluding that radical Islam is gaining strength.