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By RACHEAL MBURU, NAIROBI Kenya, Mar 5 – Solicitor General nominee Kennedy Ogeto has urged the High Court to dismiss a case challenging his nomination by activist Okiya Omtatah. Ogeto has defended his nomination arguing that the office of Solicitor General is not a constitutional office hence ...
Environmental activists in Kenya have pledged to take further legal action against Kenyan and Chinese corporations if contractors move forward with construction of a railway bridge across Nairobi National Park. The activists held a demonstration Thursday outside parliament. About 100 activists chanted as ...

Conservationists have faulted Environment CS Keriako Tobiko for constituting a task force to look into illegal logging without consultation. They yesterday told the star that the team lacks professionalism. "We are a professional body that ought to have been involve," Forest Society of Kenya national ...
Environmental activists in Kenya have pledged to take further legal action against Kenyan and Chinese corporations if contractors move forward with ... About 100 activists chanted as they marched through the streets of Nairobi Thursday to demand that phase 2 of construction of the Standard Gauge ...
Kenyan law currently prohibits "carnal knowledge against the order of nature," labeling it a felony that is punishable with 14 years in prison. The case argues that this law, which can be traced to British colonial law from the turn of the century, is unconstitutional. "We are hopeful," Gitari said. "The judgment is ...
A group of activists has gone to court seeking to have President Uhuru Kenyatta's new cabinet declared unconstitutional. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. They are seeking to have it declared unlawful for not adhering to the two-third gender rule. The Attorney-General, Secretary to the Cabinet ...

Anti-riot police officers fired tear gas on Monday to disperse activists who demonstrated against the government's shutdown of TV stations. Kenya Human Rights Commission director George Kegoro, deputy director Davis Malombe and International Commission of Jurists chairman Njonjo Mue led the ...
NAIROBI: An activist filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking the arrest of two Kenyan ministers and a senior official for contempt of court after the government ignored a court order to reopen three television channels shut down over their political coverage. The case moves Kenya, East Africa's wealthiest ...
One of the world's leading ivory-trade investigators has been killed in Kenya ... The 75-year-old American was found dead in his house in the Kenyan capital with a stab wound to his neck on Sunday (Feb. 4). Kenyan police said they have yet to identify his attackers, but suspect it was the result of a botched ...
During the violent aftermath of the 2007 Kenyan elections, readers came to her blog for updates and to share information. ... “I always tell people that I am most proud of the fact that the Ushahidi story has provided an inspiration to other techies in Kenya and Africa as an example of the kind of talent the ...
A well-known Bungoma human rights activists has said he was assaulted by Governor Wycliffe Wangamati's guards in the county chief's presence. Martin Wanyonyi, CEO of Western Rights and Legal Aid Group, said he was watching a football match at Kanduyi Stadium when he was attacked.
Renowned American conservation investigator Esmond Bradley Martin, famed for his dangerous work uncovering illegal global trafficking of ivory and rhino horn, was stabbed to death over the weekend at his home in Kenya, the latest in a series of killings of high-profile environmental activists around the ...
Anti-riot police officers fired tear gas on Monday to disperse activists who demonstrated against the government's shutdown of TV stations. Kenya Human Rights Commission director George Kegoro, deputy director Davis Malombe and International Commission of Jurists chairman Njonjo Mue led the ...
Mue emphasised that civil societies are not going to throw their hands in the air and let Kenya plunge into authoritarianism. "This country is not ... The Communications Authority on Friday blocked activist Okiya Omtatah from serving them with court orders lifting the shutdown on media houses. Omtatah told ...
... but the European Union and the government have ignored our cries,” Sengwer activist Elias Kimaiyo wrote in an email to the Forest Protection Programme NGO. Stefano Dejak, the EU ambassador to Kenya, has condemned the killing and followed through on a warning to the Kenyan government that the ...
In Kenya, the generosity that led to the library isn't an exception. ... Umra Omar, founder of Safari Doctors, talks with women in a coastal Kenyan village. ... In 2012 Rozy met Selline Korir, a local peace activist, and now Rozy ...
But local activists said Wanyepe was detained for handing out NASA's branded National Resistance Movement NRM T-shirts. Kilifi County ...

Kenya: Boniface Mwangi, Ezekiel Mutua Trade Insults On Twitter ... human rights activist-turned-politician Boniface Mwangi and Kenya Film Classification Board ... The activists choice of words were however not so diplomatic.
Gay Ugandan activists rebuilding lives in Utah after fleeing anti-LGBTQ .... asylum — a quest that led first to Kenya and then, in 2016, to Utah as refugees. .... “It's one thing to be an activist in Salt Lake City and know that if I'm ...
Will activist Okiya Omtatah be lucky for the umpteenth time? ... as Omtatah opens a new battle this time at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA).
Kenyan officials have been asked to rein in police officers accused of using ... On the other hand, human rights activists and a community ...
NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two ... a civil society activist and publisher of the Kenyan online political ...
The country's Supreme Court dismissed challenges by activists arguing that ... A supporter of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta celebrates in ...
A Jubilee activist cum political consultant Washington Makodingo wants four Luo Nyanza Counties excluded from the Kenyan map.
Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi says he was "carrying a giant, dummy bullet" with the words #StopKillingUs when a police pushed him and ...
On the other hand, human rights activists Njonjo Mue and Khelef Khalifa argue that the election was poorly done and mismanaged, and cannot ...
A 60-foot dhow made entirely out of recycled ocean plastics and flip-flops is being built on Kenya's coast. It's being assembled using 200,000 ...
Kenyan activist Boniface Mwangi is calling out his country's leaders as "tribal kingpins" that he says are taking the country to the brink of ...
Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades and gangs of youths prevented voting in some towns in an ...
The former Jubilee nominated senator said Kenya has not ... rules and measures “to curb mistreatment of Kenyan workers in the countries”.
Kenyan police have used tear gas and water cannons to disperse supporters ... month is being challenged at the Supreme Court by activists and a politician ... of horrifying police actions," rights activist Ndungu Wainaina said.
Njonjo Mue is not the typical human rights activist: He is brilliant, ... other activists at Uhuru Park to demand for a new constitution ahead of the elections. ... Before he came back to Kenya, Mr Mue worked with Article 19 as the ...
Muhuri CEO Hassan Abdille, Coast Civil Society Forum chair Patrick Ochieng and Haki Africa executive director Hussein Khalid at the Kenya ...
Kelvin Njihia leaves the Supreme Court of Kenya on November 6, 2017. ... The judge was also absent when three activists filed a case at the ...
KENYA MARKETS The Kenyan shilling was stable on Thursday and ... this weekend in response to calls by activists for protests to demand ...
An activist has gone to court to challenge the continued use of the portrait of Kenya's first president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta on Kenyan currency.
The CBK and its boss, Dr Njoroge, have continued to issue Kenyan currency notes and coins bearing the portrait of the late President Jomo ...
African music activists to meet in Uganda ... a Uganda MP in June, Lady Slyke (Uganda), MC Yallah (Kenya/Uganda), St Nelly-Sade (Uganda), ...
Kenya National Parents Association chairman Nicholas Maiyo ... Ms Janet Muthoni-Ouko, an education activist, said most parents will struggle ...
Oromo: Ethiopian Refugees not Save in Kenya nor Beyond ... In private, some Kenyan police told us that Ethiopian Embassy officials in Nairobi ... Community leaders, social media activists, opposition politicians, and refugee ...
Samson Ogallah, the Program Manager of the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance, gives us new insights from the ground on what it's really ...
Activists want to be enjoined in petition seeking Maraga's removal from office ... Human rights activist Maina Kiai He wants to clear his name over allegations he wants regime change by manipulating the judiciary. Photo: Kenya Today.
The activists, mainly from Kilifi county, say the region voted for NASA ... Kenza Ondiek, another political activist based in Malindi, said Joho and ...
“Wako” fled Ethiopia for Kenya in 2012, after his release from prison. ... In private, some Kenyan police told us that Ethiopian Embassy officials in Nairobi ... Community leaders, social media activists, opposition politicians, and ...
Activist Okiya Omtatah. He has sued Nyeri Town MP Ngunjiri Wambugu over a petition he filed against Chief Justice David Maraga. PHOTO ...
ANALYSIS: Why Uganda democracy activists jubilated over annulment of Kenya election. RONALD MUSOKE September 13, 2017 AFRICA, ...
Rights activists and some religious leaders want IEBC officials who bungled August 8 polls to be sacked and prosecuted. The two groups on ...
A former Peace Corps volunteer who served in Kenya, Deatrick is an environmental activist and writing instructor, poet and former special ...
Yet Westgate has drifted into what Caine Prize-winning Kenyan ... too it was left to family members and angry social activists to hold vigils.
Katureebe's Kenyan test: Kenya Supreme Court annulment of election ... democracy activists jubilate over court annulment Kenya election.


 

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