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  • Uhuru orders tough action over grabbed Lamu land

    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 31 - President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday ordered repossession of half a million acres of land grabbed in Lamu, which he said was a major cause of the recent violence witnessed there. He also instructed authorities to immediately commence an investigation... Read more

  • Governors in court over Senators’ county boards role

    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 31 - The Council of Governors has now moved to court to challenge the legality of the County Governments Amendment Act 2014 that seeks to introduce County Development Boards chaired by Senators. Speaking during a press conference, Council Chairman Isaac... Read more

  • Tribunal tackles AIDS discrimination

    NAIROBI Kenya, July 31 - Since its establishment in 2009, The HIV and AIDS Tribunal has dealt with 60 cases where people were discriminated for being HIV positive in Kenya. Out of the 60 cases, 45 were arbitrated by the tribunal. Joe Muriuki, a member of the tribunal says... Read more

  • COTU now calls off strike set for August 4

    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 31 - The Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) has now called off the workers’ strike called to protest the ouster of its Secretary General Francis Atwoli from the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) board. Atwoli indicated that the strike... Read more

  • Additional charge for 4 Westgate suspects

    NAIROBI, Kenya, July 31 – Four suspects charged in November last year in connection with the September 21, 2013 Westgate attack have had the charges against them amended. Prosecuting Attorney Mungai Warui on Thursday applied to Chief Magistrate Daniel Ochenja to have... Read more