‘White widow’ rented property in South Africa

A British woman thought to be linked to the Nairobi mall attacks used an assumed South African identity to take out bank loans and rent property in Johannesburg, local media reported Wednesday.

Samantha Lewthwaite — wanted by Kenyan police for … Read the rest

Hawks investigating al-Shabab

hawks2The Hawks’ crimes against the state unit are investigating alleged activities by al-Shabab in South Africa.

This follows revelations by Kenyan authorities that one of the suspects in the devastating attack on a Nairobi shopping centre has been travelling on … Read the rest

Daughter of British soldier said to be involved in Kenyan terror attack

lewthwaiteKenyan officials have given contradictory statements about whether a British woman may have been involved in the attack on the Westgate mall which has left at least 62 people dead.

Samantha Lewthwaite, a 29-year-old Muslim convert, nicknamed the “White Widow” … Read the rest