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  1. Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WIS-TV Columbia

    Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded.

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  2. Kenyan minister steps down pending investigation into graft allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | AlertNet

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  3. At least 17 killed in terrorist raid on Somali hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times of Israel

    A soldier walks past at the scene of a car bomb attack and armed raid by Shebab terrorists on the Maka al Mukarama hotel in Mogadishu on March 27, 2015 At least 17 people have died in an attack by Somalia's al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab terrorists on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials said Friday. A car bomb explosion went off outside the Maka al Mukarama hotel, considered a high security facility and frequented by politicians, diplomats and businessmen, before around five heavily-armed gunmen stormed inside.

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  4. Officials: Siege of gunmen in Somali hotel enters 2nd dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star-Telegram.com

    Gunmen from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab, who had taken up positions in a hotel frequented by government officials and dignitaries killing at least nine people, were exchanging fire with government troops more than 12 hours later, officials said Saturday After the gunmen's initial attack Friday, government troops managed to take up the first floor of the Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel in the capital Mogadishu. The gunmen were believed to be on the third and fourth floor, Capt.

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  5. DRC pygmies demand end to discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Vision

    Pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo have used the forum offered by a festival of indigenous peoples to demand protection against discrimination by other Congolese who they claim treat them like "savages". Pygmies are hunter-gatherers who live in DR Congo, the Central African Republic, Congo, Cameroon and Gabon.

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  6. Busy Year At WTO: 20th Anniversary, Doha Round, Dispute Settlement OverloadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Intellectual Property Watch

    ... and overload of the dispute settlement system. The next WTO ministerial conference set to take place in Nairobi, Kenya, in December, will be the first time has Africa hosted such event, he said. The year 2015 also marks the 20th anniversary of the ...

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  7. UK Extends Travel Warning On KenyaRead the original story

    Friday | Airwise

    Britain toughened its warning to citizens visiting Kenya, telling them to avoid most coastal resorts including the region's main airport at Mombasa, another blow to the east African country's battered tourist industry. The previous advice told Britons to avoid a smaller portion of the coast, areas near the Somali border and parts of Nairobi, citing threats including Somali Islamist group Al Shabaab, who were behind the deadly raid on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall in 2013.

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  8. Al Shabab's deadly show of force in SomaliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Toronto Star

    The deadly attack on a hotel in Mogadishu by Al Shabab militants was another show of force for the Somali-based terrorist group that has been hitting the capital and threatening to attack abroad. Somali security guards walk through the rubble left by a bomb attack and armed raid by Al Shebab militants on the Maka al Mukarama hotel in the capital, Mogadishu.

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  9. At least 9 dead as militants attack hotel in Somali capitalSomali...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | TheCourier.com

    Somalis walk past a dead civilian outside the hotel who was killed after a car bomb that was detonated at the gate of a hotel in Mogadishu, Somalia , Friday, March, 27, 2015,, A Somali police official says a suicide bomber has detonated his explosives-laden car at the gate of a hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu.

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  10. Militants attack hotel in Somali capital, take hostages; at least 9 deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Miami Herald

    Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel and took positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces seeking to regain control of the facility late Friday, a Somali police official said. At least four gunmen had trapped an unknown number of people inside the building, Capt.

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  11. Kenya: Banned in Kenya, LGBT Film Tells Tales of Taboo LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AllAfrica.com

    A schoolgirl struggling with her sexuality is suspended for kissing her classmate. A woman and her partner dream of fleeing home as angry mobs gather to oust gays.

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  12. Security Experts Split on Kenyan Barrier WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Big News Network.com

    The Kenyan government is taking dramatic new steps to secure its border with Somalia by erecting a wall designed to keep out militants after a series of cross-border raids by al-Shabab militants. But experts are divided on whether the initiative is the long-awaited solution to Kenya's security problems, or a misguided effort.

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  13. At least 10 killed in al Shebab attack on Somalia hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Hindustan Times

    At least 10 people have died in an attack by Somalia's Al-Qaeda-affiliated Shebab militants on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, Somali security officials said Friday. A car bomb explosion went off outside the Maka al Mukarama hotel, considered a high security facility and frequented by politicians, diplomats and businessmen, before around five heavily-armed gunmen stormed inside.

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  14. How do you get prisoners back from Somali pirates? Convince them a ransom is a lost causeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | National Post

    Even by Somalia's standards, the village of Amara is a lawless place. A tumbledown hamlet in the sun-bleached scrubland north of Mogadishu, it lies in a "no man's land" between turf controlled by local warlords and the al-Shabaab Islamist militia.

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  15. At Least Nine Dead as Militants Attack Hotel in Somali CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News Max

    Al-Shabab militants blasted their way into a Mogadishu hotel and took positions inside, exchanging fire with security forces seeking to regain control of the facility late Friday, a Somali police official said. At least four gunmen had trapped an unknown number of people inside the building, Capt.

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  16. Pittsfield: 'They Dance for Rain' slideshow at Whitney CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Berkshire Eagle

    The Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave., announces the presentation of "They Dance For Rain: Spring Slideshow" at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 29. The dance-making project works with arts-for-social-change organizations in Nairobi, Kenya. It is created and directed by action-based dance artist Stefanie Weber in collaboration with fine art photographer Monika Pizzichemi.

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  17. UK expands warning on 'all but essential' travel to KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ITV

    The warning also covers areas within 60km of the Kenya-Somalia border, Garissa County and the Eastleigh area of Nairobi. There are no travel warnings against any of Kenya's popular safari destinations in the national parks, including Masai Mara, Laikipia and the Aberdare National Park.

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  18. 3D-printed prosthetics, clever toilets vy for design of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | AlertNet

    Schoolboys draw water using a manual pumping machine in the semi-arid Kajiado County, south of Kenya's capital Nairobi, June 13, 2012. REUTERS/Noor Khamis When American entrepreneur Mick Ebeling read about a Sudanese boy whose arms had been blown off in a bombing raid he travelled to the Nuba Mountains with a 3D printer and made the teenager a robotic prosthetic.

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  19. British government tightens travel warning on KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Britain toughened its warning on Friday to citizens travelling to Kenya, telling them to avoid most coastal resorts including the region's main airport at Mombasa, the government said. NAIROBI: Britain toughened its warning on Friday to citizens travelling to Kenya, telling them to avoid most coastal resorts including the region's main airport at Mombasa, the government said.

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  20. Kenya Struggles with Rising AlcoholismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Inter Press Service

    A crowd gathers to watch an intoxicated youth as a police officer comes to his rescue in Nyeri town, Central Kenya. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPS - Despite legislative attempts to curb drinking, Kenya is still facing its greatest threat from alcohol abuse.

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