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2014-04-18 Kenyans' Long Wait for Justice
[Deutsche Welle]The trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta at the World Criminal Court is threatening to collapse due to lack of evidence. Survivors of the 2007 post-election violence fear they will be denied justice.

2014-04-18 Scores of Shabaab Suspects Arrested
[The Star]65 Ethiopians suspected to be members of the Al Shabaab were arrested this morning in Ruiru.

2014-04-18 Government Enhances Security in Mombasa
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Security has been beefed up in Mombasa during the Easter holidays in the wake of terror threats.

2014-04-18 Land and Tree Incentives Entice Kenyan Farmers to Save Forests
[AlertNet]Kakamega -A Kenyan government plan to increase the country's forest cover by giving local people incentives to plant and preserve trees is paying off, resulting in more productive farmers and a landscape better able to cope with the changing climate.

2014-04-18 Induced and Forced Repatriation Is Ongoing in Kenya
[Fahamu]Refugees in Kenya are often the victims of inhumane and illegal treatment by the government. Activists must work with the government to abolish the practice of forcible repatriation and to improve the pathetic conditions in refugee camps.

2014-04-17 Public Confidence in Judiciary Plummets
[IWPR]Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system

2014-04-18 ICC Wants Kenya to Force Witnesses to Testify Against Ruto
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday issued subpoenas for eight prosecution witnesses no longer willing to testify in the case against Deputy President William Ruto and former Kass Presenter Joshua arap Sang.

2014-04-17 Nairobi Demands Refugees Return to Camps
[IWPR]Kenya - International Justice - ICC -Rights groups warn that counter-terror crackdown will discriminate against Somalis while bringing few tangible security gains.

2014-04-17 Murder Case After Girl Dies From Genital Cutting
[Capital FM]Nairobi -A couple has been remanded in custody for seven days after a 13-year-old girl under their care died after undergoing Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

2014-04-18 Police to Prosecute Maalim for Incitement
[The Star]It emerged yesterday that police will charge former deputy Speaker Farah Maalim with incitement as National Assembly Majority Leader Adan Duale defended himself over claims that he incited members of the Somali community over the ongoing security swoop.

2014-04-18 Tour Drivers Ask State to Categorise Them Under Different Operators
[The Star]TOUR Drivers have appealed to the government to create a different category from PSVs for the tour operator's vehicles. Kenya Tourist Drivers and Guides Association vice chairman Andrew Mungatana said the new category will save them time and avoid causing inconveniences to the tourists like now.

2014-04-18 Bungoma Roads Chief Probe to Go Ahead
[The Star]Embattled Bungoma roads boss Stephen Nendela with lawyer Henry Makhakara consult during the court proceedings A Bungoma court has allowed the assembly committee investigating sacked Roads executive Stephen Nendela to continue with its work.

2014-04-18 I'm Not to Blame Over IDs, Says Kajwang
[The Star]HOMA Bay Senator Otieno Kajwang has absolved himself from blame that he performed poorly during his tenure as Immigration minister. He has been accused of failing to register eligible voters in Nyanza.

2014-04-18 Kwibuka20 Commemoration of the Rwanda Genocide
[The Star]Rwanda high commissioner Yamina Karitanyi, UN resident coordinator Nardos Bekele-Thomas and ambassador Ruth Solitei during the Kwibuka20; Remembering 20 years of the Rwandan Genocide event at the UNON Complex, Gigiri on Monday morning.

2014-04-18 Kimengere in Prison Over Othaya Posters
[The Star]OTHAYA politician David Kimengere who was on Wednesday charged in court over posters was remanded at King'ong'o Prison in Nyeri after he failed to raise a bond. Kimengere was accused of campaigning yet his name is not in the ballot. He was then ordered released on a Sh500,000 bond with a surety of a similar amount.

2014-04-18 KWS, Forest Service Set to Be Merged
[The Star]The government is in the process of merging various parastatals with the aim of cutting operation costs and enhancing efficiency in service delivery.

2014-04-18 Former PS Leting in Land Dispute With Neighbour
[The Star]POLICE in Kapsabet are investigating a case in which a 10-acre maize plantation was sprayed with chemicals following a dispute between former head of civil service Joseph Leting and his neighbour. The farmland located at Ol'Lessos was allegedly sprayed with a deadly chemical on orders from Leting.

2014-04-18 Rasanga's Wife Heads KNA Office in Siaya
[The Star]SIAYA Governor Cornel SIAYA Governor Cornel Rasanga's wife is the new information officer in the county. The director of information Joseph Owiti posted Rosella Njaya Amoth to head the Kenya News Agency in Siaya county.

2014-04-18 Police Pick Out Two Shabaab Financiers
[The Star]POLICE yesterday identified and released details of two suspected Alshabab financers in Mombasa county. Police said the suspects are behind recruitment of youths to join alshabab fighters, mainly within Majengo area in Mombasa.

2014-04-18 Kenyan Scholar Wins Global Award in UK
[The Star]A professor of Horticulture at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has won the prestigious 2014 Edinburgh Medal.

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