Last Updated: August 1, 2014 16:51

Mixed reactions over Uhuru’s directive on Lamu land

Mixed reactions greeted the cancellation of land title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday evening.

Kiarie Kamere withdraws from Gatundu South MP race

Kiarie Kamere of New Democrats Party has withdrawn his bid for Gatundu South Constituency by-election race slated for August 7.

Ugandan court rules anti-homosexuality law unconstitutional

A Ugandan court on Friday struck down an anti-homosexuality law that punishes gay sex with long jail sentences after Ugandans opposed to the law filed a constitutional petition alleging that the law violates fundamental rights.

Is Al-Shabaab recruiting female cops?

Some officers have claimed that organised criminal gangs have infiltrated the police service.

Two shot and injured as police pursue thugs

Two people were Friday morning shot and injured in a shooting incident involving police and suspected thugs in a botched robbery at a forex bureau along Kimathi street, Nairobi.

Why Asian girls love blacks

Timothy Khamala 25 and and Sarika Patel 24, two lovebirds in a remote village in western Kenya are not the first lovers of African and Asian ancestry to to get intimately and romantically involved.

Sports

Commonwealth Games: Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha in 800m Final

Olympic silver medalist Nijel Amos surged past fading world record holder David Rudisha down the final straight to win gold in a time of 1:45.18 in men's 800m at the Commonwealth Games, Glasgow.

Kenya

Military reshuffle a succession game plan as old guard retired

The recent changes to the military top brass were effected to fill vacant positions as a result of sickness, retirements, appointments to other positions of various senior officers and also as part of a succession game plan, The Standard has established.

The Counties

Gun, four bullets recovered from village elder’s house

Administration Police officers in Igembe South, Meru County, have recovered a firearm and four bullets from the house of a respected village elder.

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