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Thought of the day

Thought of the day

Very sad news today. Hon.Prof. #Saitoti was killed in a helicopter crash. It  is shocking and sad. Hon. Saitoti served his country for a long period of time. He is indeed an African child who served his continent. I got the opportunity to see the late Hon. Saitoti in Geneva last year. The impression I got was that he was… Read more →

Global Counterterrorism Forum:How come there is no any member from the Horn or Eastern region of Africa

I came across the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) in the State Department website @http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2012/06/191864.htm and my first question was ‘how come I can’t see Kenya or Ethiopia’? But why is this question important? Since the UN declared famine crisis in Somalia in 2011, a terrorist group, Al Shabaab,  started to get more attention from the international media and scholars. This… Read more →