Somalia’s Security Agency Briefly Detains Al Jazeera Reporter

  The Al Jazeera news agency reported recently that Somali security forces had arrested U.K. journalist Hamza Muhamed and several colleagues on October 18th, 2016. The authorities released the British reporter by Thursday. Mr. Muhamed, an experienced newsman, has covered developments in the tense East African nation on several occasions for Al Jazeera during the past few…

Kenya Announces New Child Abuse Detection and Investigation Unit

  The Kenyan National Police Service (NPS) has recently partnered with the UK’s National Crime Agency Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre in the pursuit of doing a better job at detecting child abuse and safeguarding children from sexual predators. Superintendent of Police Grace Ndirangu heads the unit that investigates cases of Child Sexual Exploitation…