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2017-09-20 Kenyatta Insists Fresh Polls Must Be Held in 60 Days
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday said he expects the fresh election to be held within the 60-day period set out in the Constitution after the Supreme Court annulled the August 8 presidential poll.

2017-09-20 Supreme Court Delivers Much-Awaited Full Ruling
[Nation] The Supreme Court has today delivered its full judgment on the nullification of the August 8 presidential election.

2017-09-20 Two Lawyers Wanted By Hague Court to Know Fate
[Nation] Two Kenyan lawyers wanted in The Hague over allegations of trying influence International Criminal Court (ICC) witnesses will know their fate Wednesday.

2017-09-20 'Terror Groups Pose Biggest Threat to Kenya's Security'
[Nation] The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya's national security and development.

2017-09-20 Supreme Court Asked to Overturn Ruling Over Judges' Conduct
[Nation] The Supreme Court has been asked to overturn a decision it handed down, nullifying the August 8 presidential election over allegations of impropriety against two of its judges.

2017-09-20 County Chief Says Operation Has Reduced Shabaab Attacks
[Nation] Lamu County Commissioner Gilbert Kitiyo has defended the ongoing multi-agency security operation in Boni Forest saying it has greatly reduced Al-Shabaab attacks and attempts in the county by almost 80 percent.

2017-09-20 Why Election Body Boss Wants Three ICT Officers Out
[Nation] Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chairman Wafula Chebukati wants three officers in the ICT directorate suspended in what he described as necessary action to restore waning public confidence in the commission's ability to prepare and deliver a credible repeat presidential poll.

2017-09-20 Actress Dies Giving Birth
[Nation] An actress died while giving birth in Kilifi County on Tuesday as health services in public hospitals around the country remained grounded due to the clinical officers and nurses' strike.

2017-09-19 Kenyan Judiciary On the Defence
[East African] Kenya's Judicial Service Commission (JSC) has defended itself against sustained attacks by the political leaders and their supporters.

2017-09-19 When Judges Go Rogue
[Legalbrief] You could almost hear a sharp intake of breath around the world's human rights community when news broke at the weekend of moves to impeach Kenya's Chief Justice, David Maraga. Just days before, he had been one of a Bench of judges that found Kenya's 8 August elections invalid and ordered a re-run. Now, a member of the disappointed political party -- apparently trying to get his own back -- claimed that the judge was part of an international 'regime change' conspirac

2017-09-20 Al Shabaab Poses Biggest Threat to Kenya's Security
[Shabelle] The National Intelligence Service (NIS) has singled out terrorism as the biggest threat to Kenya's national security and development.

2017-09-19 Supreme Court to Make Full Judgement on Poll Petition Case
[Nation] The Supreme Court will tomorrow issue the full judgment on the petition that led to the nullification of the August 8 presidential election.

2017-09-20 New Kisumu Port to Operate Under Lease
[East African] Construction of the modern Kisumu port under the standard gauge railway will take 18 months.

2017-09-20 CBK Optimistic About Economy Despite Repeat Election Jitters
[Nation] Favourable weather for agriculture and sustained public investment in infrastructure development will help cushion the economy against knocks of prolonged electioneering, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has projected.

2017-09-20 You'll Soon Know Our Reasons Why...
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Supreme Court will on Wednesday deliver, in full, the reasons why by a majority, it nullified the August 8 presidential election and President Uhuru Kenyatta's declaration as winner.

2017-09-20 IG Boinnet Denies Claims By Maraga on Judges' Security
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet now says all judges in the country have adequate police officers attached to them as well as at their residences.

2017-09-20 Supreme Court Now Asked Vacate Presidential Petition Judgment
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Chief Justice David Maraga has been petitioned to vacate the full judgment of the presidential petition to be delivered Wednesday at 10am.

2017-09-20 Ruto Slams CJ, Says He Sounds Like the Opposition
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto criticised Chief Justice David Maraga's statement on attacks against the Judiciary, describing the tone of the speech as political.

2017-09-20 Railway Set to Cut Down Cargo Freight Costs
[East African] Kenya recently approved freight tariffs for the standard gauge railway, as the government seeks to meet its target of transporting 40 per cent of cargo from Mombasa port by rail.

2017-09-20 Wainaina Disowns Supreme Court Case
[Nation] Independent presidential candidate elections Prof Michael Wainaina has denied giving directions to his lawyer to file a case seeking for nullification of the Supreme Court ruling over misconduct of two judges.

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