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2014-10-31 Jubilee Plots to Pull Kenya Out of ICC
[The Hague Trials Kenya]Today - during the 'Is Kenya on Trial at the ICC' debate organized by Change Associates - some legislatures from the ruling Jubilee Coalition revealed that they are working on a new mechanism to pull Kenya out of the Rome Statue.

2014-10-31 How Peace Recording Appeal Turned Me Into an ICC Proxy Witness
[The Hague Trials Kenya]ICC suspect journalist Joshua arap Sang's ex-colleague narrates how the government's ban on live broadcasts at the beginning of January 2008, inspired KASS FM's staff to record and broadcast peace messages. A recording of the journalist's message was later replayed at the ICC.

2014-10-31 Kenya Revives Reconciliation Efforts in Mandera, Wajir
[Sabahi]Kenya's National Commission for Integration and Cohesion (NCIC) will launch an initiative to broker peace between clans in Mandera and Wajir, Kenya's The Standard reported Thursday (October 30th).

2014-10-31 Sanergy Brings Sanitation to the Forefront
[UNDP]New York/Nairobi -Social enterprise Sanergy has announced its plan to join the Business Call to Action (BCtA). Sanergy brings its expertise in providing affordable and sustainable solutions for tackling the sanitation issue in Africa. The company commits to significantly scale up its operations and establish a network of over 2,000 Fresh Life Operators to manage hygienic toilets that offer safe, affordable sanitation services to an estimated 300,000 people in Kenya's urban slums by 2020.

2014-10-31 Why I Welcomed Kenyatta When He Returned From the ICC
[The Hague Trials Kenya]Isaac Juma whose nickname is 'Ingwe' (Luyha for leopard) is famous for his undying support for AFC Leopards and the national football team, Harambee Stars. But recently, he made an appearance at a different type of occasion - President Uhuru Kenyatta's welcome home procession following his return from The Hague where he attended his ICC status conference. 'Ingwe' says he welcomed Uhuru back to teach Kenyans about unity.

2014-10-31 Reformed Kalenjin Youth Say They Regret Their Actions During Kenya's 2007/8 PEV
[The Hague Trials Kenya]Peace and reconciliation initiatives by the church transformed the lives of Kipkemboi and Kipkiyeng. They say the government should fairly distribute youth funds to change Kenya's long tradition of politicians inciting jobless youth into violence for political gains.

2014-10-31 This Man Matsanga
[The Hague Trials Kenya]He is not Kenyan and his UK-educated children were not affected by Kenya's 2007/2008 post-election violence. Why then is a British-Ugandan lawyer so interested in the ICC cases regarding President Uhuru Kenyatta, his deputy Ruto and journalist Sang - matters which are exclusively Kenya's?

2014-10-31 Liquid Telecom's U.S. $4.5 Million Fibre Network Connects Kenya's 25 Agricultural Research Centres
[CIO]Liquid Telecom Kenya has installed a Kshs 400 million (US $4.5 million) fibre optic network which connects 25 Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) centres, enabling the country's agricultural research institutions to use technology to bolster its research progress.

2014-10-31 Kenyan Lawmakers to Question Kimaiyo On Lamu Curfew
[Sabahi]Kenyan lawmakers on Wednesday (October 29th) asked Inspector General of Police David Kimaiyo to appear before a parliamentary committee next week to explain his decision to extend the Lamu County curfew, Kenya's The Standard reported.

2014-10-31 Magerer in Trouble for Saying Raila 'Should Retire'
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) Party Executive Director Magerer Lang'at was roughed up and ejected from a parliamentary group meeting held on Thursday after he remarked that the party leader Raila Odinga should resign from politics.

2014-10-31 President Kenyatta and Deputy President Consoles Governor Ruto's Family
[Kenya Presidency]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto this afternoon visited the family of Governor Isaac Ruto and consoled them following the demise of his daughter Engineer Emmy Chepng'etich Ruto.

2014-10-31 First Lady Speech At Turkana During Handing Over of 8th Beyond Zero Mobile Clinic to Turkana County
[Kenya Presidency]Distinguished Guests,

2014-10-31 Speech By PS Mr. Joseph Tiampati During the Launch of Techno Brain Headquarters
[Govt of Kenya]Nairobi -Distinguished Guests,

2014-10-31 Sex and Labour Child Trafficking On Rise in Kenyan Cities - Experts
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi -Trafficking of Kenyan children from impoverished villages to towns and cities for domestic labour, sex work and to beg is on the rise, experts said, with most victims being adolescent girls.

2014-10-31 Solar Lamps Help Kenyan Villagers Become Nocturnal to Escape Heat
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Atheley -As the sun sets in Atheley, bringing a cool breeze, this drought-stricken village in northern Kenya breaks out in a flurry of activity.

2014-10-31 KNUT Issues 30-Day Pay Ultimatum
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Kenya National Union of Teachers (KNUT) has now given the government 30 days to conclude pay rise talks, after negotiations scheduled for Friday with the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) were cancelled indefinitely.

2014-10-31 Gor, Sofapaka - Who Will Blink First?
[Capital FM]Nairobi. Kenya -The mass exodus of Green Army and Ingwe fans to the western part of the country began in earnest on Friday amid the disorderly climax of the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) that has two rounds to go.

2014-10-31 Magerer Wants Barbaric ODM Attackers Arrested
[Capital FM]Nairobi -ODM Executive Director Magerer Lang'at says what happened to him at Orange House on Thursday is 'shameful and barbaric' and has urged the police to expedite their investigations.

2014-10-31 Kenya's Mobile Money Users Decline By 0.5 Percent
[CIO]The number of mobile money transfer subscriptions declined by 0.5 per cent to stand at 26.6 million subscriptions down from 26.7 million (indicating a drop of 100,000 subscribers) recorded last quarter according to the Communications Authority of Kenya's (CAK) Quarterly Sector stats report for April-June 2014.

2014-10-31 Uhuru Lays Down 10-Point Security Plan for Kenya
[Capital FM]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has outlined his security agenda for the country when he opened a high level seminar on national security in Nairobi.

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