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RESIDENTS OF MPEKETONI DEFIED UHURU

POLICE were yesterday following a theory that animosity resulting from a broken pre-election agreement between two major communities could have contributed to the attacks in Mpeketoni. Ahead of the 2013 elections, Uhuru - then Deputy…

Video:NYS personnel sent to help rebuild Mpeketoni

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 20- The Government has now mobilised 105 National Youth Service personnel to Mpeketoni in Lamu County to help in reconstruction of infrastructure that was destroyed during the Sunday attack. The team comprises…

How I escaped from killers in petrol station

Three other journalists and I were on our way to Lamu to cover a function that was to be presided over by Governor Issah Timamy. As we approached Witu — about 35km from Mpeketoni — we were stopped by a policeman at a…

Ban Ki Moon Condemns Mpeketoni Attacks

The Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki Moon has condemned the attacks in Mpeketoni, Lamu County where over 50 people died. The Secretary-General extended his condolences to the families of the deceased and the Government of…