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El Chapo: Who is the convicted Mexican drug lord?

By AFP13-02-2019 10:25

Mexican mobster Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was convicted Tuesday of crimes spanning a quarter-century in a trial that laid bare his lavish lifestyle and penchant for extreme violence as the head of one of the world’s most powerful gangs.

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Kenya News

What you need to know about Al-Qaeda-linked Shabaab

By AFP15-01-2019 22:28

The Al-Shabaab Islamist group in Somalia on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an ongoing attack in the Kenyan capital, according to the SITE Intelligence Group which monitors jihadist activities.

The Al-Qaeda-linked group said it was behind the attack, which has seen a blast and gunfire at the DusitD2 hotel and office compound in the Nairobi suburb of Westlands, according to a brief announcement via its news agency.