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Kenya

Raila talks tough as US warns against new security laws

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CORD leader Raila Odinga has vowed to go to court to block the Security Laws (Amendment) Act, 2014 assented into law by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Friday.

You are to blame for chaos in Parliament, Ruto tells CORD
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Deputy President William Ruto has led Jubilee top brass in condemning the Coalition for Reforms and Democracy (CORD) style of leadership following Thursday’s chaos in the National Assembly.

Leaders’ brawl shamed the whole country
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Shameful. Disrespectful. Horrendous. These are some of the choice words opinion leaders used to describe the behaviour of the 11th Parliament on Thursday; an unforgettable day in Kenya's history.

What changes to controversial security law means to you
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As Kenyans come to terms with the reality of the new security laws, The Standard on Sunday took a look at the amendments and walks you through what what was changed, what remained and what it means to you.

2015 could spell doom or boost Ruto, Sang’s prospects for ICC acquittal
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Next year could either spell doom or blessings for Deputy President William Ruto and radio journalist Joshua Sang, both who are facing criminal charges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

Justine Muturi: I have no apologies
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The “forceful” passage of the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014 under acrimonious circumstances has put the performance of National Assembly Speaker Justine Muturi into sharp scrutiny.

Ruto denounces Opposition leaders using violence to propagate their agenda
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Deputy President William Ruto has denounced opposition leaders using violence and acts of defiance to propagate their agenda.

Baragoi massacre could have been avoided, says commission
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Poor planning and lack of coordination among security agencies led to the death of over 30 police officers in the infamous Baragoi massacre, Commission on Administrative Justice (CAJ) said Friday.

Researchers begin Ebola vaccine trials in Kenya
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Researchers at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) have started the human testing of a vaccine designed to protect against Ebola virus, the country's research institution said on Thursday.

Race to replace Nkaissery heats up, Jubilee eyes seat
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Anxiety is building up in Kajiado Central constituency as prospective candidates line up to succeed Interior Security Cabinet Secretary-designate Maj-Gen (rt) Joseph Kisaine Nkaissery.

Young lawyer with rare skin condition bravely fights to end stigma
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The scales on her skin first appeared in 2008 after completing secondary school education. Today, Hellen Wangui is grateful that a supportive network of friends and family stood by her when the medical sojourns to tame a skin condition that had afflicted her hands, legs and scalp started.

Uhuru says law will deter aggression
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President Uhuru Kenyatta has defended the controversial security law. Speaking yesterday after signing the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2014, he said for the first time, a law that focuses on prevention and disruption of threats is in place.

EACC threatens to send home rowdy MPs
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The anti-graft agency will investigate the chaos that transpired in Parliament and initiate a process of sending home MPs who misbehaved.

Political parties tribunal temporarily stops TNA from taking PNU offices
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The Political Parties Dispute Tribunal has stopped the The National Alliance (TNA) from occupying offices of Party of National Unity (PNU) along Musa Gitau Road in Westland’s Nairobi.

Government publishes 37 amended laws
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The government has published a special issue of the Kenya Gazzette Supplement where some 37 laws have been amended through the Miscellaneous Amendment Act 2014.

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