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Katharine Houreld

Kenyan documentary spotlights activist torn between family and the struggle

22 Oct 2020

NAIROBI Kenyan documentary "Softie" opens in 2013 with Njeri Mwangi standing in a doorway, light illuminating a sleepy toddler on her hip as her husband Boniface sieves buckets of clotted blood outside. | Video

Somali Islamist insurgents pile up cash, says U.N. report

14 Oct 2020

NEW YORK/NAIROBI Somalia's Islamist insurgents are moving millions of dollars through the formal bank system and appear to be investing in businesses and real estate, according to a United Nations report offering a rare glimpse into their finances. | Video

'Super efficient' Somali Islamists rake in cash

14 Oct 2020

NEW YORK/NAIROBI Somalia's Islamist insurgents are moving millions of dollars through the formal bank system and appear to be investing in businesses and real estate, according to a United Nations report offering a rare glimpse into their finances.

Exclusive: Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

17 Sep 2020

NAIROBI Somali money transfer companies moved more than $3.7 million in cash between suspected weapons traffickers in recent years, including to a Yemeni under U.S. sanctions for alleged militant links, according to a report seen by Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

17 Sep 2020

* Six men used multiple names and phone numbers for transfers (Adds company comment, paragraph 11)

EXCLUSIVE-Suspected arms dealers moved millions in Somali money transfers, report says

17 Sep 2020

* Six men used multiple names and phone numbers for transfers

Dying mother dolphin struggles to save baby in Mauritius lagoon after oil spill

29 Aug 2020

NAIROBI The baby dolphin rolled over on its side, floating on the surface. Its mother repeatedly nudged its head above the oily waves in a lagoon in Mauritius, where environmentalists are demanding an investigation into the deaths of dozens of dolphins following an oil spill. | Video

'Heartwrenching': at least 40 dolphins dead near Mauritius oil spill

29 Aug 2020

At least 40 dolphins have mysteriously died in an area of Mauritius affected by an oil spill from a Japanese boat, officials and witnesses said on Friday, as witnesses described the deaths of one mother dolphin and her baby. | Video

Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway - EU force

22 Aug 2020

NAIROBI A Panama-flagged ship boarded by Somali police is safe and underway, the EU Naval Force said on Saturday, after conflicting reports two days earlier about whether it had been hijacked by Somali pirates.

Somali pirates release last three hostages as armed men attack Panama-flagged ship

21 Aug 2020

BOSASO, Somalia/NAIROBI, Kenya Somali pirates have released three Iranian hostages held for five years, a maritime security official said on Thursday, as conflicting reports emerged whether another ship had been seized after a three-year hiatus in hijackings.

World News

In final Trump-Biden showdown, less chaos but plenty of clashes

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offered sharply contrasting views on the still-raging coronavirus pandemic at Thursday's final presidential debate, seeking to persuade the few remaining undecided voters 12 days before their Nov. 3 contest.