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South accuses north of army base attack
“Today SAF [northern army] helicopter gunships attacked our position, injuring four soldiers and two civilians,” southern army spokesman Philip Aguer said.
“The SAF is trying to drag Sudan back into war again and to disrupt or prevent the referendum,” he added.
Scouts mark 100 years, oldest in Africa
NAIROBI | The Kenya Scouts Association, the oldest scouting organization in Africa, marked its 100th anniversary on Wednesday, joining the Boy Scouts of America as a 100-year-old organization.
“We are very, very happy with the 100 years and what scouting has been able to do in this country,” said Miriti Mangu, the chief executive of the Kenya Scouts Association. “It has been able to produce many leaders of high rank.”
President Mwai Kibaki presided over a celebration at the presidential state house.
Mr. Kibaki is the patron of the Kenya Scouts Association. The country’s vice president is a former scout and heads the organization’s executive committee. Kenya’s chief scout is a former speaker of parliament.
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