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Norwegian police fired just two shots in the entire of 2014, neither of which killed or injured anyone, according to statistics published last month. According to Police Threat or Use of Firearms 2002-2014, this marks a slight decrease from 2013, when police shot their weapons three times, injuring two people. Norwegian police brandished firearms on […]

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A senior media official in the Kenyan government has accused Norway of “supporting Terrorism” with a post on Twitter whose hashtag by Monday afternoon briefly became the top trending topic in the country’s vibrant community of Twitter users. Norway’s ambassador to Kenya Victor Rønneberg says his Gvt will continue funding Haki Africa despite GOK actions,I […]

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Norway’s state-owned development fund Norfund plans to double or even triple its investments in Sub-Saharan Africa’s power sector by 2020, its managing director said on Wednesday.   Norfund is developing hydropower in sub-Saharan Africa in partnership with Norway’s power group Statkraft and has teamed up with Britain’s development fund CDC to invest in Globeleq Africa, […]

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A Norwegian-Somali arrested in Kenya in connection with two bloody Al-Shabaab massacres has been released after Nairobi police determined there was insufficient evidence against him. Mohamud Jamal, 40, told Norway’s NRK that he had been on holiday in Nanyuki, near the Somali border, when he was arrested for reasons “beyond comprehension”. “They never said a […]

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Nearly 15,000 illegal immigrants who have been told to leave Norway are continuing to stay in the country, causing a potential crisis for the over-stretched immigration services and a security problem for police. The National Police Immigration Service Norway (Politiets Utlendingsenhet – PU) has registered more than 14,000 foreigners staying illegally in Norway. 5,000 of […]

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