Tag Archives: Kenya

Traffic police bosses to be sacked in Kenya

This article reports that 49 chief inspectors in the traffic police in Kenya have been found unfit for service and may lose their positions. They are accused of taking bribes from operators of private mini-bus services and and of being … Continue reading

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Police merger in Kenya

This article reports that the Administration Police in Kenya will be phased out, with 50,000 members transferred to the National Police Service and 10,000 reassigned to border control and related duties. The change is billed as an efficiency move but … Continue reading

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Police leaders replaced in Kenya

This article reports appointment of new police leaders in Kenya. It notes “The changes in the National Police Service top brass come at a time when the Force is on the spot over human rights violations, failing to enforce traffic … Continue reading

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The bullet-ducking village

This video reports a risky situation for the village of Nyaribo, Kenya. Located down range of the police college in Kiganjo, village residents take cover whenever the recruits are engaged in firearms training. Then they collect stray bullets and look … Continue reading

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Police executive development in Africa

This article reports completion of the 5th Police Senior Command and Staff Course, a 1-year program hosted by the Rwanda National Police College, with 26 graduates representing 10 countries. According to the college’s commandant, “The ultimate goal is to prepare … Continue reading

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Kenya revises counter-terror strategy

This article describes counter-terror enhancements implemented in Kenya since the 2013 Westgate Mall attack, including better information sharing between police and intelligence services, more community engagement, and closer attention to border control and terror financing. The number of attacks and … Continue reading

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Terror incidents down in Kenya

According to this article, Kenya has seen a substantial decrease in terrorism since the Westgate Mall massacre in 2013. Officials cite improved coordination among intelligence and security forces, a stronger focus on preempting and preventing attacks, and efforts to deradicalise alienated youth. The … Continue reading

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