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Police looking for Somali national over terror suspicion



Police are looking for a Somali national who flew to the country on
September 24 after he had been released from a Mogadishu jail in
unclear circumstances.
Mr. Abdiwaahid Khalif Abdi alias Ise Tarabuun was in 2017 arrested
over terror claims in Mogadishu.
He was then reported to be in charge of Al-Shabaab operations in
Mogadishu prior to his arrest.
He was however released in unclear circumstances. According to police
reports he left Mogadishu via Salaam Airline heading towards Nairobi.
“He was briefly interrogated at Mogadishu airport while waiting for
his flight before he was allowed to travel. He comes from Habargidir
clan,” police said.
Police spokesman Charles Owino told Abdi to report to the nearest
police station with immediate effect.
Any person who has seen him or has information about him should also
do the same immediately or contact us by calling our toll free lines
999,911,112,” said Owino.
It is not clear where the wanted man is amid claims he could be on a
bad mission.
It is also not clear why the Somalia government did not alert Kenya on
the travel plans of the suspect.
This comes in the wake heightened police operations in the country
over fears of terror plans. Police say they have been receiving
intelligence of a planned attack in the country. Some terror cells are
engaged in narcotic drugs, which they are using to raise funds for
their plans.
Two weeks ago, police mounted roadblocks on the Garissa-Nairobi
highway following reports there were terrorists who were traveling
from Somalia using the route.
No arrest was made then. But since then, there have been operations on
major entities where the suspects are believed to be hiding.
Meanwhile, authorities keep warning Kenyans to be on alert at crowded
places and especially malls.

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He is a very dangerous man! Sonko’s daughter accuses senator of attempting to kill her



Lamu Senator Anwar Loitiptip and Saumu Mbuvi, daughter of former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko, have announced their separation following wrangles and disagreement.

The reports were fuelled by photos and videos of Senator Loitiptip hanging out with a female friend.

Saumu, on Instagram, announced that the two have separated, claiming that she has undergone domestic violence under Loitiptip.

“These are the things he did to me,” wrote Saumu, in one of her photos showing a swollen face and bruised lips.

“He almost killed me. I will forever fight for women to stand for their rights. Never allow a man to be violent to you.”

She also claimed that the senator had neglected their child, leaving Saumu as the primary caregiver.

Loitiptip told that Saumu shared her father’s traits and was suffering from bipolar disorder, threatening to expose her past to prove his claim.

The two have been dating for months and at one point planned to get married. However, Sonko’s daughter clarified that the two had split before officiating their union.

“Wedding date confirmed,” she captioned a picture of herself and the senator in June 2020.

Her previous relationship with businessman cum politician Ben Gatu also ended after she accused him of being violent.

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US raises alarm over Covid-19 cases surge in Tanzania



The US government has revealed that there are significant cases of Covid-19 in Tanzania.

This is just a week after it advised its citizens against travelling to the East African country.

“The US Embassy is aware of a significant increase in the number of Covid-19 cases since January 2021,” the Embassy said.

In a Health alert, the US said the practice of Covid-19 mitigation and prevention measures remains limited.

The Tanzanian government has not released aggregate numbers on Covid-19 cases or deaths since April 2020.

“Healthcare facilities in Tanzania can become quickly overwhelmed in a healthcare crisis. Limited hospital capacity throughout Tanzania could result in life-threatening delays for emergency medical care,” US said.

The Department of State’s travel advisory level for Tanzania is Level 3.

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention says that travellers should avoid all travel to Tanzania.

The Embassy continues to recommend that all individuals take caution in day-to-day activities.

President John Magufuli assured the 58 million inhabitants that they need not worry about observing Covid-19 preventative measures.

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Siwachii wezi! Uhuru vows not to leave the country to thieves in 2022



President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday made a surprising stop to lecture Nairobi residents after finishing his engagement at the National Cargo Deconsolidation Centre (NCDC-Nairobi).

The Head of State said he was angry at Nairobians for being against the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) Bill stating that the report has given Nairobi more constituencies.

“If we have a BBI that says the people of Nairobi will have more constituencies and if it’s bursaries a child in Mathare who today receives Ksh500, how will that child study up to university level,” President Kenyatta said.

“But there is another child who gets Ksh100,000 in Busury per year is that right?… BBI is not for helping Raila or Uhuru it is for you,” he continued.

Uhuru went on to disclose that he has no plans to rule after his term is over and his interest is in finishing the job that Kenyans elected him to do.

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