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Analysis: Mall raid rallies foreign support for ICC-indictee Kenyatta

While it hurts Kenya’s tourism and investment, the bloody Nairobi mall assault by Islamist militants will help President Uhuru Kenyatta bolster international support as he confronts charges of crimes against humanity at The Hague.

 Human Security
Hague judges uphold war crimes conviction of Liberia’s Charles Taylor

Appeals judges upheld the conviction of former Liberian President Charles Taylor, reaffirming the 50-year prison sentence he was given last year for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed during Sierra Leone’s civil war.

Two Kenyan police killed in attack in northeast county

Two Kenyan police officers were killed and another injured in an attack on a local administrator’s office in a northeast county bordering with Somalia, the interior ministry said.

Denel’s Spaceteq inducted into International Astronautical Federation

Spaceteq, Denel’s newly formed space engineering business unit, was today inducted as a member of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) at the 64th annual International Astronautical Congress (IAC) currently under way in Beijing, China.

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  • Briton arrested in Nairobi after mall siege


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