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Barclays Africa to continue under old name in nine African countries

JOHANNESBURG, May 15 (ANA) – Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) said on Tuesday that its Barclays-branded banks in nine African countries will continue to trade under the same name even after the group name changes to Absa in July. Barclays Africa’s shareholders on Tuesday, approved that the group changes its name to Absa Group Limited as part of […]

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Kenyan priest arrested for sodomy

JOHANNESBURG, January 17 – A Roman Catholic priest is in custody after being arrested by Kenyan police for sodomising a man, AP reported. Police said Tuesday that villagers in Muranga County in central Kenya had been monitoring the priest whom they suspected of being gay and alerted local authorities when an 18-year-old man went into […]

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Al Shabaab using women as spies in Kenya

JOHANNESBURG, December 19 – Militant jihadist group Al Shabaab is using women as spies in the Lamu, Tana River and Garissa counties of Kenya where the country’s security forces are carrying out an ongoing security operation dubbed “Linda Boni”, Kenya’s Daily Nation has reported. Details have also emerged of Al Shabaab’s intentions to carry out […]