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  • Ruto in fresh bid for excusal from ICC trial

    December 16, 2013 1:41 PM 10

    The fresh application by his defence follows several amendments passed during the 12th session of the Assembly of States Parties (ASP) in The Hague last month. “The defence for Mr Ruto has requested the Trial Chamber, pursuant to Article 63(1) of the Rome Statute and Rule 134quater of the Rules of Procedure and Evidence to excuse him from physical presence

  • Nyamweya: Rachier to run troubled Gor

    December 16, 2013 12:11 PM 38

    Posted by ALEX ISABOKE on December 16, 2013 NAIROBI, Kenya, December 15 – Football Kenya Federation (FKF) boss, Sam Nyamweya has ordered Ambrose Rachier and his office to remain in charge of Gor Mahia until January 30 after the club’s poll ended in chaos on Sunday. In a letter addressed to Rachier on Monday, Nyamweya also directed the office whose term ended

  • Governor Evans Kidero orders hiring of health workers to replace those striking

    December 16, 2013 11:30 AM 6

    Updated Monday, December 16th 2013 at 14:28 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: Nairobi governor Evans Kidero has directed the County Public Service board to hire new medics to replace those who are on strike. Kiidero ordered the board and the county’s Human Resource department to immediately recruit 60 doctors, 47 clinical officers, 436 nurses, 12 radiographers

  • Much awaited police vetting kicks off on Tuesday

    December 16, 2013 9:37 AM 8

    In a statement, the Commission chairman Johnston Kavuludi said the first phase will take place over two days at the KICC VIP Lounge where seven senior police officers will be interviewed in public. Kavuludi said the vetting panel may retreat to closed sessions whenever sensitive matters are discussed to protect the integrity of the country’s security

  • Uhuru challenges Stars to seek more glory

    December 16, 2013 8:53 AM 11

    Updated Sunday, December 15th 2013 at 22:36 GMT +3 President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged the national football team Harambee Stars to go for more glory after ending 11 years wait to clinch the East and Central Africa Senior Challenge. The President, while receiving the team when they presented him with the GOtv Senior Challenge cup they won last Thursday

  • IG David Kimaiyo seek Hussein Nur Mohamed over Pangani blast where 6 people died

    December 16, 2013 8:19 AM 7

    Updated Sunday, December 15th 2013 at 23:59 GMT +3 NAIROBI, KENYA: Police have circulated the photograph of 21 year old Hussein Nur Mohamed over claims he was involved in the Pangani blast that claimed six lives. Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo said Mohamed is wanted for questioning after he was mentioned in the probe into the Saturday evening

  • Jitters is Bomet following reports that president Uhuru Kenyatta will not tour the county

    December 16, 2013 8:19 AM 15

    Updated Monday, December 16th 2013 at 11:19 GMT +3 BOMET, KENYA: Bomet County has been dropped from the list of places President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy William Ruto will tour on Tuesday. In what is seen as a power struggle between Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto and Kericho Senator Charles Keter, Bomet was cut off in the last minute even as preparations

  • Pangani blast suspect identified, photo circulated

    December 15, 2013 4:17 PM 13

    Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo told journalists they have already obtained a warrant of arrest for the suspect who had jumped bail on a previous terror charge. “The man was facing a terror related charge, and we are now looking for him over the Pangani incident,” he told a press conference in his office late Sunday. Kimaiyo said they have sufficient

  • Nyaribari Chache by-election now set for Dec 30

    December 15, 2013 2:38 PM 4

    This is after the Wednesday’s Court of Appeal ruling which upheld the High Court decision that had nullified the election of Chris Bichage as the area MP. Bichage had made a successful application to halt preparations for the by-elections, initially set for December 19, through a stay order issued on November 22. In a statement, the electoral body said it will continue

  • Suicide, shooting spark violent UoN riots

    December 15, 2013 12:21 PM 7

    The students first marched to Central police station, where they demanded to be addressed by the divisional commander, on circumstances that led to the death of their colleague, before they took to the streets. “We want to know what happened, because we know live bullets were used on innocent students who have a right to hold a demonstration,” Students