Last Updated: September 1, 2014 14:05

Kenya

Is sex between consenting teenagers an offence?

In May last year, a 16-year-old boy was charged before a magistrate court with defiling a 16-year-old girl at an undisclosed place in Eldoret.

Where men can find faithful wives, virgins

Somali and Mijikenda women make the most faithful wives according to data covering a 19-year period, with their chastity having been rewarded with low rates of HIV infections.

Court suspends repeat of police recruitment exercise

The High Court Thursday ordered the suspension of the repeat of police recruitment exercise that had been scheduled for September 1.

No headway yet in hunt for State House car

Special police units mobilised to find a stolen vehicle State House has labelled a police car raided a garage in Nakuru town at the weekend but failed to find it.

Public servants start to register electronically Monday

All public servants in both the national and county governments will be registered through the biometric system starting Monday.

Kenya’s ruling elite may prefer foreign judges who rarely question authority

Most judges from the Commonwealth hired in Kenya since independence tended to flirt with the government of the day, according to a historical review of Kenya’s Chief Justices.

Lawyers fault Mutunga's proposal to bring in Commonwealth judges

A proposal to hire foreign judges from Commonwealth jurisdictions to serve in the bench in Kenya is drawing criticism from different quarters with lawyers faulting the inference that candidates the meet the integrity and competence requirements are in short supply locally.

We're coming for you, Uhuru warns officers protecting drug barons

President Uhuru Kenyatta has put police officers collaborating with drug barons on notice, warning them that their days are numbered.

EACC summons Wako in renewed bid to solve Anglo Leasing scam

Investigations into the Anglo Leasing scandal have taken a fresh impetus with the Ethics and Anti–Corruption Commission (EACC) training its sights on former Attorney General Amos Wako.

African spy chiefs to share security briefs on terror

African intelligence and security chiefs have agreed to share intelligence to tame the growing threat of terrorism.

Children orphaned by terrorism cry for help

Two years after a brutal gun and grenade attacks at the African Inland Church in Garissa town, scores of orphaned children from the Mwingi region in Kitui County whose parents were killed in the attack continue to face an uncertain future.

First Lady pledges to help fight HIV infection rate in Nyanza

First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has pledged to intervene and support efforts to mitigate high HIV prevalence rate in Nyanza.

Man’s love for war artifacts could earn Kenya billions

As visitors from across the world toured World War I battlefields in Taita Taveta over the past week, it was clear that the world is finally coming to terms with Kenya’s silent role in the historical conflict.

Survivor of Garissa church attack struggles to cope with life as a trader two years after losing her foot

Gladys Katute is yet to learn how to use her artificial foot which she acquired after half her right foot was blown off by a grenade..

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