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May 6, 2017 5:15 AM India's top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

India's top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the fatal 2012 gang rape of a Delhi student, an attack that triggered global outrage and national soul-searching about the treatment of women. The Supreme Court said the 23-year-old woman had suffered a "devastating hour of darkness" as it rejected an appeal against the death 2

May 5, 2017 10:47 AM Four men convicted of fatally gang raping a woman, 23, on board a bus in India in 2012 will be executed after court upholds their sentences

India's top court on Friday upheld death sentences against four men who fatally gang raped a woman on board a bus in 2012, a crime that sparked widespread protests and drew international attention to violence against women. Applause broke out in court among relatives of the victim - whose identity is protected by law - as judges explained the crime met the 'rarest 5

May 5, 2017 10:19 AM India’s top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, New Delhi, India, May 5 – India’s top court on Friday upheld the death sentences of four men convicted for the fatal 2012 gang rape of a Delhi student, an attack that triggered global outrage and national soul-searching about the treatment of women. The Supreme Court said the 23-year-old woman had suffered a “devastating hour of darkness 4

May 3, 2017 10:15 AM State appeals against court order suspending prosecution of Joho over academic credentials

State appeals against a High Court order suspending prosecution of Mombasa Governor Hassan Ali Joho over academic credentials. The court barred the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) from prosecuting Joho and ruled investigations against him appeared malicious and politically motivated. Governor Joho had been handed a political lifeline after the High Court 3

April 24, 2017 1:27 PM Mwadeghu threatens to follow Otuoma out the ODM door if ‘denied’ party ticket

NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 24 – Supporters of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Taita Taveta gubernatorial aspirant Thomas Mwadeghu were on Monday engaged in a confrontation with party officials claiming they were frustrating the candidature of their leader. The supporters exchanged words with ODM Legal Officer and Party Dispute Tribunal member Tony Moturi and Director 1

April 20, 2017 3:37 PM Aspirants risk being locked out of Jubilee primaries over integrity

At least eight aspirants seeking nominations on the Jubilee Party ticket risk disqualification from the race should investigations into their past show they have questionable integrity. The move by the party follows petitions from members of the public targeting six contestants, while a seventh is facing a court case. However, Jubilee Secretary-General 5

April 12, 2017 3:15 AM Pets, not food: Taiwan to ban eating, selling of dog and cat meat

Taiwan has moved to explicitly ban people from eating dogs and cats, after its parliament approved a bill to punish those who consume and sell the meat of the animals. The island’s Legislative Yuan approved an amendment to the Animal Protection Act on Tuesday, imposing a fine of up to NT$250,000 (HK$63,400, US$8,180) for eating or selling dog and cat meat, the Central 2

April 11, 2017 3:54 PM Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema detained

Detention follows dispute over Hichilema's vehicles allegedly blocking President Lungu's motorcade on main road. Zambian police have detained opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema for committing "treason", according to his lawyer. Hichilema was narrowly defeated by President Edgar Lungu in an August 2016 election, which he described as fraudulent. His attempts 1

April 10, 2017 9:13 PM Don’t drink and drive… alcoblow here to stay – NTSA

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 10 – The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) has warned members of the public against attacking their officer’s during the crackdown on drivers guilty of drink-driving. This comes after some NTSA officers were pelted with stones during their routine drink-driving operation in Nairobi, a move the NTSA Director 2

April 7, 2017 11:36 AM Court stops use of alcoblow, cites inconsistency

The Court of Appeal has ruled that the use of breathalysers, otherwise known as alcoblow to nab drunk drivers, is illegal. A three-judge bench earlier today, Friday, April 6, said the laws introduced by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) were contradicting the Traffic Act. The court ordered that the laws be referred back to Parliament 1