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2014-04-24 Murder Charges After Mutilation Victim Dies
[AlertNet]Two guardians and a circumciser will be charged with murder in a landmark case in Kenya after a Maasai girl bled to death following Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

2014-04-24 Nairobi Blast Leaves Four Dead
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Two policemen were among four people killed on Wednesday night in Nairobi after a suspicious car that they had intercepted exploded as it was being taken to the Pangani Police Station.

2014-04-24 ICC Summons Witnesses for Prosecution in Ruto Case
[IWPR]Although ruling is welcomed, legal experts warn that witness testimony may not strengthen prosecution case against Kenyan deputy president.

2014-04-24 Uhuru Pays Tribute to Officers Killed in Pangani Explosion
[The Star]President Uhuru Kenyatta has said many lives would have been lost yesterday if it were not for the diligence of two officers who were killed during a car explosion outside the Pangani Police station yesterday.

2014-04-24 Kenyatta's First Term Gets Negative Scorecard
[CAJ News]Nairobi -THE International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH) and the Kenya Human Rights Commission (KHRC) described President Uhuru Kenyatta's first term in office as one marked by infringement of fundamental rights.

2014-04-24 New Rules On Varsity Admission Unveiled
[The Star]UNIVERSITIES and Colleges will now be required to advertise prioritised academic courses as directed by the government before they admit students on merit, according to the new placement guidelines and policy.

2014-04-24 Bomb Blast Leaves Four Dead
[VOA]Kenyan officials say a bomb attack outside a police station in Nairobi late Wednesday killed four people, including two police officers. The incident came in the midst of a countrywide security crackdown against illegal immigrants and terror suspects.

2014-04-24 Uhuru Wants Out in Barasa's Anti-ICC Case
[Capital FM]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has filed an application in which he wants journalist Walter Barasa to stop dragging his name in a petition seeking to halt the Kenyan cases before the International Criminal Court (ICC). In the application filed on Wednesday by his lawyer Kennedy Ogeto, Kenyatta complains that his name is improperly enjoined in the petition.

2014-04-24 5th Malindi Cultural Festival
[The Star]Malindi Museum senior curator Swaleh Ghazaal, NMK Ag director general Ahmed Yassin and State Minister in the Office of the President Of Zanzibar Machano Othman Said during the 5th Malindi Cultural Festival held over the Easter weekend.

2014-04-24 Suspected Thief Killed and Burnt
[The Star]Boda boda operators in Kitengela lynched a suspected motor cycle thief and burned his body on Tuesday morning. Isinya OCPD Edward Wafula said police have taken the body of the unidentified person to the city mortuary for postmortem and identification.

2014-04-24 Ruto, Sang ICC Trial Resumes May 12
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The trial against Deputy President William Ruto and Joshua arap Sang is scheduled to resume in The Hague on May 12. Sang's lawyer Katwa Kigen however told Capital FM News that the International Criminal Court (ICC) judges were yet to furnish defence counsels with the witness list.

2014-04-24 Car-Drawn Trailers Gather Steam in Kenyan Market
[Capital FM]Nairobi -As infrastructure in the country continues to grow, entrepreneurs are now tapping into the transport sector where demand has risen.

2014-04-24 Cops Intensify Swoops in North Rift
[The Star]Police have intensified security swoops in Eldoret and other parts of the North Rift. So far, 46 illegal immigrants have been arrested in the last two weeks. Most of them have been charged in courts and deported.

2014-04-24 Post-Poll Violence Victims 'Raped By Cops' Back in Court
[The Star]Police officers expected to protect the 2007-08 post- election violence victims raped them instead, a court heard yesterday. A 50-year-old woman from the Kibera slum yesterday said a GSU officer hit her on the head before raping her.

2014-04-24 City MCAs Plan to Fire Transport Executive
[The Star]The notice of a motion to censure Nairobi Transport executive Evans Ondiek was tabled in the county assembly yesterday.

2014-04-24 Securenvoy Wins Queen's Award for Enterprise 2014
[CIO]The IT company SecurEnvoy has been announced as one of the winners of the 2014 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

2014-04-24 Gondwana International Networks Set to Deploy Broadband and VOIP Services Across Africa
[CIO]Gondwana International Networks is set to deploy both broadband and VOIP services to thousands of consumer and enterprise customers via Avanti's HYLAS 2 satellite under its iWayAfrica and Africa Online brands.

2014-04-24 Police Arrest Al Shabaab Recruiter
[The Star]Police have arrested a suspected Alshabab recruiter in Kiunga, Lamu. Detectives say the Saudi Arabian named Ahmed Hanas was detained on arrival in Lamu. Area police boss Samson Obara says they also recovered a speedboat which is supposedly used to ferry youth into Somalia.

2014-04-24 Man Handed 30-Year Term for Defiling Girl
[The Star]A man was on Tuesday sentenced to 30 years in jail by the Nyando law court for defiling a 12-yearold schoolgirl. Dennis Elijah, 21, was found guilty before senior principal magistrate Dora Chepkwony.

2014-04-24 Embu to Build 16 Dams At Sh48 Million
[The Star]The semi arid Mbeere North and South subcounties residents will benefit from 16 dams projects to be funded by the Embu government. Agriculture executive Patricio Njiru said the county government has set aside Sh48 million to construct the dams this year.

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