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Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) Kenyan Member of Parliament, Rashid Kassim, has been arrested after being accused of causing “actual bodily harm” to his female colleague, the Kenyan Police Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said. In a video circulating on social media, MP Fatuma Gedi said she was walking out of the Parliament in Nairobi Thursday morning, […]Continue Reading
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Pearl Matibe Kenya is “one of our key friends in Africa — nay, in the world,” said a confident, pleased United States (US) assistant secretary of State for African Affairs, Tibor P Nagy, at a May 9 briefing in Washington, DC. On May 7 to 8, the US Department of State’s deputy secretary, John J […]Continue Reading
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BY BBC A court in Kenya has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to pay 1.06bn shillings ($10.5m; £8.2m) in compensation to a widow for illegally seizing her land. Mr Moi transferred to himself 53 acres of land belonging to widow Susan Cheburet Chelugui, the judge ruled. The land was illegally grabbed 36 years ago but […]Continue Reading
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NAIROBI (Reuters) Kenyan manufacturers are largely operating below capacity and say economic growth prospects are dim due to a cash crunch, drought and corruption, a survey by their umbrella association showed. The survey, called the Manufacturing Barometer, was carried out by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers in the first quarter of this year. It found […]Continue Reading
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Lawmakers in Kenya have suspended implementation of a ban on importation of eight-year-old used cars in a major win for car dealers. The proposed National Automotive Policy, which seeks to gradually reduce the age of imported second hand cars from the current eight years to five years before finally phasing off the imports, was set […]Continue Reading
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Kenyan security forces on Friday launched a rescue operation for unidentified gunmen who abducted two Cuban doctors and shot dead a police officer near the country’s border with Somalia. Local newspaper, The Daily Nation said the attackers drove off with the doctors, who are employed by the Kenyan government, after the shooting in Mandera in […]Continue Reading