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Kenyan court grants bail to Nairobi governor charged with corruption

11 Dec 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court granted bail on Wednesday to the Nairobi County governor charged with multi-million dollar corruption in one of the most high profile cases in the government's anti-graft push.

Nairobi governor pleads innocent to graft charges, bail ruling Wednesday

09 Dec 2019

NAIROBI The governor of Kenya's capital Nairobi pleaded not guilty in court on Monday to corruption and other economic crimes involving millions of dollars. | Video

Kenyan government report proposes more posts to tackle election violence

27 Nov 2019

NAIROBI Kenya should create more senior political posts including that of prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to try to end cyclical election violence, a government report said on Wednesday.

Kenyan policeman arrested for jumping on corruption scandal

26 Jul 2019

NAIROBI Kenyan authorities were hoping this week's unprecedented arrest of the finance minister and several other top officials on corruption charges would serve as a stern warning to potential grifters.

Kenyan court convicts three for aiding deadly Islamist attack on university

20 Jun 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court on Wednesday convicted three people of terrorism-related offences for helping Somali Islamist militants carry out a 2015 attack on a university that killed 148 people, most of them students.

Al Shabaab kill 16 in Kenya and Somalia blasts

15 Jun 2019

NAIROBI Somali militants killed eight Kenyan police with a roadside bomb near the border between the two countries on Saturday, officials said, while another eight died in a bombing the same group carried out in the Somali capital. | Video

Kenya's rape survivors win right to abortion in landmark court ruling

12 Jun 2019

NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya's High Court ruled that rape survivors had the right to an abortion on Wednesday, as it ordered authorities to pay almost $30,000 in damages to the mother of a teenage victim who died after a botched abortion.

Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football

17 Apr 2019

NAIROBI The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Kenya drops cocaine smuggling charges against British aristocrat

14 Mar 2019

NAIROBI Kenya’s High Court acquitted a British aristocrat on Thursday of smuggling cocaine in a shipment of sugar, ending a high-profile case that captured public interest in how the justice system would treat the scion of a prominent family.

Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

27 Feb 2019

NAIROBI A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case.

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