Al-Shabab fighters briefly take Somali border town, kill four soldiers

Sep 12, 2017

Al-Shabab fighters briefly take Somali border town, kill four soldiers

Islamic extremist fighters killed four Somali government soldiers and briefly took a town near the border with Kenya Monday, a military official said. The dawn attack on the town of Beled-Hawo started with a suicide car bombing targeting government troops' front-line defenses. A gunfight then ...

Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

Aug 28, 2017

Kenya imposes world's toughest law against plastic bags

Kenyans producing, selling or even using plastic bags will risk imprisonment of up to four years or fines of $40,000 as the world's toughest law aimed at reducing plastic pollution came into effect Monday. The East African nation joins more than 40 other countries that ...