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Noor Khamis

Becoming a man

Sep 18 2014

Among the Bukusu tribe in western Kenya the traditional rites of passage, which mark a boy’s journey into manhood, include being circumcised. The adolescents undergo the ritual in public and without flinching, to prove their courage to the community. Several thousand youths took part in the ceremony this year.

Special Report: In Africa, a militant group's growing appeal

May 30 2012

GARISSA, Kenya When Abdullahi slipped across the Kenya-Somali border to join the fighters of Islamist militant group al Shabaab in 2009, the livestock herder from northern Kenya found himself among recruits from around the globe.

Special Report - In Africa, a militant group's growing appeal

May 30 2012

GARISSA, Kenya When Abdullahi slipped across the Kenya-Somali border to join the fighters of Islamist militant group al Shabaab in 2009, the livestock herder from northern Kenya found himself among recruits from around the globe.

Special Report: In Africa, a militant group's growing appeal

May 30 2012

GARISSA, Kenya When Abdullahi slipped across the Kenya-Somali border to join the fighters of Islamist militant group al Shabaab in 2009, the livestock herder from northern Kenya found himself among recruits from around the globe.

Blast at bus station in Kenyan capital kills three

Mar 10 2012

NAIROBI An explosion at a bus station in downtown Nairobi killed at least three people and wounded 40 on Saturday evening, with eight still in critical condition, the Kenya Red Cross said.

Blast at bus station in Kenyan capital kills three

Mar 10 2012

NAIROBI An explosion at a bus station in downtown Nairobi killed at least three people and wounded 40 on Saturday evening, with eight still in critical condition, the Kenya Red Cross said.

Blast at bus station in Kenyan capital kills three

Mar 10 2012

NAIROBI An explosion at a bus station in downtown Nairobi killed at least three people and wounded 40 on Saturday evening, with eight still in critical condition, the Kenya Red Cross said.

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