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A cargo train derailed in a sprawling Nairobi slum on Sunday, injuring at least six people as it crashed into makeshift homes where people are feared still trapped, rescuers and residents said. Transport Minister Michael Kamau, who was at the scene, told journalists that six injured had so far been taken to hospital. "We have rescued six people, most of them were crying out from the structures that were crushed and they couldn't move, but we managed to dig out and rescue them," said Johnson Maina of the fire service department.
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced three leading activists to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in recent protests, after a trial that has deepened human rights' groups concerns about political freedoms. The three activists were Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma and Mohamed Adel, prominent figures in the protest movement that ignited the 2011 uprising against President Hosni Mubarak. Each one was also fined 50,000 Egyptian pounds.