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Katharine Houreld

Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction

Jul 26 2019

NAIROBI Noordin Haji, head of public prosecutions in Kenya, is the urbane son of one of the country's most prominent families. George Kinoti, born in the slums, rose from burly beat cop to head the powerful police investigation department. | Video

Crime fighting duo seeks Kenya's first top-level graft conviction

Jul 26 2019

* Friendship at the top means more teamwork between police and prosecutors

Mogadishu mayor, once a London councillor, wounded in a blast

Jul 25 2019

MOGADISHU/NAIROBI The mayor of Mogadishu had fled Somalia for Britain as a refugee and earned a master's degree, citizenship and years of experience as a councillor in London before deciding to return home to help rebuild his war-torn country.

Kenyan finance minister denies corruption charges, given bail

Jul 24 2019

NAIROBI Kenya's Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to corruption charges over the award of two dam tenders, in an unprecedented legal move against a sitting minister in a country notorious for graft. | Video

Father whose family died in Ethiopian plane crash to brief Congress

Jul 17 2019

NAIROBI Before flying to Washington to climb the steps of Congress and testify to a crowd of aviation experts and lawmakers this week, Paul Njoroge spent a desolate weekend packing away toys his children would never play with again. | Video

Families and Ethiopian farmers feel in the dark over Boeing's aid offer

Jul 11 2019

GARA-BOKKA, Ethiopia/NAIROBI A week after Boeing Co offered $100 million to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Ethiopia and Indonesia, affected farmers in Ethiopia, victims' relatives and the Kenyan and Ethiopian governments say they have not heard anything about the funds. | Video

Ethiopian crash families criticize Boeing over donation plan

Jul 04 2019

NAIROBI The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticized Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first.

Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan

Jul 04 2019

NAIROBI The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first.

Ethiopian crash families criticise Boeing over donation plan

Jul 04 2019

NAIROBI, July 4 The families of victims of an Ethiopian air disaster on Thursday criticised Boeing's plan to donate $100 million to unspecified charities and communities affected by two crashes, saying it was too vague and that families should have been consulted first.

Limited U.S. military assistance to resume to some Somali troops

Jul 02 2019

NAIROBI The United States is resuming some assistance to a unit of the Somali military that is not working directly with U.S. forces, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, around 18 months after aid was suspended to such units over widespread corruption concerns.

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