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SPOTTED: Former president Jonathan and wife spotted on weekend vacation in Kenya (PHOTO)

Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Dame Patience, were spotted over the weekend at a vacation spot in Kenya.   The former first couple visited Kenya’s Maasai Mara Games Reserve on a three-day tour of with two of their children.   The Jonathans arrived on a chartered plane and were received by the Governor of Narok, Samuel Tunai  who is also the council of governors tourism committee chairman. Governor Tunai said more than 500,000 tourists from all over the world are expected to witness the spectacular crossing of wildebeest across the...
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Al Shabaab Attacks Village In Kenya’s Garissa

Al Shabaab militants attacked a village in the northeastern Kenyan county of Garissa, the ministry of interior said on Friday. The Somalia-based al Shabaab group, which has carried out frequent attacks in Kenya in recent years to try to force Nairobi to pull its troops out of Somalia, struck a university in the same area last month, killing 148 people. A ministry statement said the militants entered Yumbis village, 70 km (45 miles) north of Garissa town, but were driven back. "Security forces on Thursday evening thwarted an attempted attack at Yumbis village," it said. "Security forces swiftly mobilized...
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Al Shabaab: Kenya Appoints New Intelligence Chief

Kenya on Thursday swore in a new intelligence chief, Major-General Philip Kameru, in the bid to address the rising threat from Al Shabaab militants in neighboring Somalia bent on retaliation after U.S. missiles last week killed their leader and co-founder Ahmed Godane. Major-General Kameru's appointment as the new director general of Kenya's National Intelligence Service comes nearly a year after Al Shabaab gunmen killed 67 people in an attack on Nairobi shopping mall. Kenyan security bosses were lambasted by the public for failing to prevent the four-day siege and Kameru's predecessor, retired...
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Camden and I, Reunited

Hi everyone, I’m not sure if you remember the post I made when I first visited Camden. Well, I remember that day, especially because I got …

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