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  • Kenya police used 'excessive force' since 1st election, killing dozens, rights groups say

    October 17, 2017 8:12 AM

    Shooting of street vendor Monday is latest death as country heads to uncertain do-over election Kenya police shot dead a street vendor as opposition supporters held demonstrations calling for electoral reform, a senior police official said Monday, while human rights groups said police had killed dozens of people who protested after August's now-annulled

  • Subscription for Treasury bills drops in last three weeks

    October 17, 2017 8:06 AM 1

    The political impasse in Kenya has hit uptake of Treasury bills, with investors remaining cautious ahead of the October 26 repeat elections. Subscription has been on the decline for the last three weeks but dropped to the lowest last week as the contested polls, which the opposition has boycotted, approach. Last week, overall Treasury bills subscription

  • Police raid Jimmy Wanjigi's home hunting for him over guns seizure

    October 17, 2017 7:39 AM 1

    Police laid a siege on the Nairobi home of businessman Jimi Wanjigi as they sought to arrest him over the discovery and seizure of five rifles and 93 bullets from a villa in Malindi. The siege began on Monday at midday. More police arrived at Jimmy Wanjigi’s Muthaiga home in Nairobi accompanied by crime busters with sledge hammers planning to break into the house

  • Court orders police to stop operation on Wanjigi’s home

    October 17, 2017 7:29 AM 2

    The High Court on Tuesday ordered police to stop their ongoing operation at businessman Jimmy Wanjigi’s home and other properties as well as shelve their intentions to arrest him until the case filed is determined. Through lawyer, James Orengo, Mr. Wanjigi condemned the actions of the police, insisting that the intended arrest lacks jurisdiction

  • Wanjigi now sues Boinnet and Tobiko

    October 17, 2017 7:29 AM 2

    Businessman Jimi Wanjigi has moved to court to stop his imminent arrest. Jointly with his wife Irene Nzisa, Mr Wanjigi on Tuesday sued Inspector-General Joseph Boinnet and Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko. In suit papers, he has protested police raid on his homes in Malindi and Nairobi without search warrants. The siege on his Muthaiga

  • More officers arrive at Wanjigi’s home with cutters, sledge hammers

    October 17, 2017 7:29 AM 1

    By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – More police officers Tuesday morning arrived at the Nairobi home of controversial businessman Jimi Wanjigi, where they have been conducting a search since Monday afternoon. The officers were seen carrying sledge hammers and heavy metal cutters for use in breaking into locked rooms as they continue with their

  • Court lifts demo ban in Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa CBDs

    October 17, 2017 7:09 AM 1

    By CORRESPONDENT, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The High Court has temporarily lifted the ban placed on demonstrations within the Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu Central Business Districts by Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi. It has also prohibited the arrest of the National Super Alliance Chief Executive Norman Magaya over the property damage

  • Forms 34A, B back in focus as court rules on Chebukati role

    October 17, 2017 6:43 AM 1

    By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Supreme Court will on Tuesday morning render judgement on how the Returning Officer in the presidential election is meant to verify results from the polling station and constituency. It could also choose to send the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chair Wafula Chebukati down to a lower court

  • IEBC to brief diplomats on next week’s poll readiness

    October 17, 2017 6:27 AM 1

    By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 17 – The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will convene a forum with foreign envoys on Tuesday to brief them on its readiness for next week’s repeat presidential election. IEBC Communication Manager, Andrew Limo, told Capital FM News on Monday that the poll agency will also engage County Governors

  • Anti-IEBC protesters back in the streets

    October 17, 2017 5:39 AM 1

    Opposition supporters are back in the streets to push for electoral reforms even after National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga pulled out of repeat presidential poll. In Mombasa, police in full anti-riot gear lobbed teargas canisters to disperse the demonstrators. Businesses along Moi Avenue were shut as police dispersed the protesters who were energised