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Kenyan Judge Hands 30-Year Prison Term to Al-Shabaab Operative

Nairobi (AX) — A Busia tribunal has handed Jackton Jacob Kanoti, who also goes by Abdul Hakim, a 30-year sentence for his affiliation with the jihadist factions Al-Shabaab and ISIS. Kanoti got nabbed in Siaya township in December 2021. Authorities found him with paraphernalia linked to nefarious operations. After an exhaustive two-and-a-half-year trial, the court reached its verdict. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) noted that Kanoti accessed sinister content via his phone, including Telegram group videos and…

Somali Court Hands Eight-Year Sentence to Al-Shabaab Extortionist

The tribunal disclosed that Macalin squeezed protection money for the terrorists by tipping off the Khawarij about freshly minted stores sprouting up in various neighborhoods like Hamar Weyne, Hamar Jajab, Waberi, Hodan, Howlwadaag, and Bondhere. He leaned on shop owners, shaking them down for cash, while also giving Al-Shabaab the scoop on property valuations, shop counts, and names.Macalin raked in $200 every quarter from Al-Shabaab for his dirty work. The authorities nabbed him in January 2024.This ruling comes on the…

Northeastern State Military Court Hands Down Death Sentences and Prison Terms to Four Al-Shabab Operatives

In Bosaso, a Northeastern State military court handed down sentences on four individuals linked to the al-Shabab militant group. One suspect, Mohamud Mohamed Ahmed (Qeyliye), was found in collaboration with the Northeastern State leader of al-Shabab. Qeyliye was found responsible for driving the vehicle that transported gunmen for planned attacks, leading to the deaths of two people in Bosaso. He received a death sentence. Abdikhadar Mohamed Shire, also implicated as a driver for al-Shabab, received a 15-year prison…

Somali Pirate Suspects Handed Over by EU for Trial in Seychelles

The European Union's anti-piracy naval forces, Operation ATALANTA, have handed over six Somali pirates to Seychelles for trial following an attack on the Crystal Arctic, a Marshall Islands-flagged tanker, which occurred on 10 May in the Gulf of Aden. The attack was thwarted by the vessel's security team firing back. Confirmation of the transfer was made by Operation ATALANTA on Wednesday. The suspects are now in custody awaiting trial. Prior to their handover, a delegation including the Minister of Internal Affairs, a…

Tuchel laments Bayern’s downfall at the hands of Real Madrid’s ruthless effectiveness

Thomas Tuchel lamented Bayern Munich's missed opportunity to secure a third goal after their semi-final first leg clash with Real Madrid ended in a draw. The German coach expressed confidence in his team's ability to defeat the opposition in the return leg next week. The Bavarians scored two goals in quick succession in the second half, courtesy of Leroy Sane's strike and a penalty from Harry Kane, overturning Vinicius Junior's opener for Madrid. Vinicius leveled the score with an 83rd-minute penalty as Bayern pressed for…

“The power in my hands”, 16 female artists

"The power of my hands" brings together 16 artists, only women and only from Portuguese-speaking or English-speaking countries, which are almost never shown in France. An original exhibition in more ways than one at the Museum of Modern Art in Paris. Painting, embroidery, photography or ceramics, neither evoke everyday life or the woman's history, intimate or more political issues. Odile Burluraux is one of the exhibitors' curators. “One of the goals of the exhibition is also to bring out what has been hidden,…

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