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  • IMF chief charged with ‘negligence’ over graft case

    Paris, Aug 27 - IMF chief Christine Lagarde, one of the world's most powerful women, announced Wednesday she had been charged with "negligence" over a multi-million-euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister. The shock announcement came a day after... Read more

  • Mombasa CID chief shot, wounded by gunmen

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27- Mombasa Urban CID chief Ndumba Thangarani is admitted to hospital after he was shot and seriously injured by thugs on Tuesday night. The officer was in the company of Mombasa police chief Geoffrey Mayek, as they trailed the gunmen at Tudor area when... Read more

  • Cleric in court to block CORD referendum

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 - A cleric has moved to court to block the referendum advocated by the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD). Reverend John Mbugua who is a registered voter in Embakasi argues that the referendum push is a violation of his constitutional rights... Read more

  • Lobbyists call for regional IPOA-type body

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 27 - Civil society groups from the East African region have called for establishment of an oversight police body similar to Kenya's Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA). The groups which assembled in Naivasha on Tuesday while citing a recent... Read more

  • Tycoon TSS named in Lamu land probe

    NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 26 - Allegations were levelled against Mombasa Tycoon, Tahir Sheikh Said, commonly known as TSS during the National Land Commission (NLC) public hearings on the half a million acres in Lamu whose ownership President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered investigated.... Read more