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Kenya’s Chief Justice ready to pay ‘ultimate price’

Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga on Tuesday said he was ‘prepared to pay the ultimate price’ to protect the country’s constitution following demonstrations over recent Supreme Court ruling on the Kenya’s presidential election results.

Kenyatta’s supporters stage protest against Supreme Court

Supporters of the ruling party in Kenya, the Jubilee party on Tuesday staged a demonstration accusing the country's Supreme Court of "stealing their victory" following the court's ruling weeks ago nullifying the August 8 presidential…

Kenya’s Odinga ‘not ready’ for re-run of poll

Kenya's opposition leader and leader of the National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday said he was not ready to participate in the re-run of presidential election slated for October 17, the date set by the country's…

Kenya: 8 schoolgirls die in dormitory fire

Eight schoolgirls in Kenya have been confirmed dead in a fire outbreak at their boarding school dormitory in Nairobi on Saturday. Officials said 10 more have been hospitalized and have not yet identified the cause of the fire.

Kenyan car-crash claims many lives, several injured

At least 24 people are reported by local media in Kenya to have died in a car-crash. According to the Daily Nation several other persons have have been injured after a bus was involved in a head on collision with an oil tanker at Kambu…

Kenya to start direct U.S. flights after security clearance

Kenyan airlines have been granted security clearance by U.S. authorities for direct flights to the United States, Kenya's minister of transport said on Thursday, having improved infrastructure at Nairobi's main airport. Kenya now has…

Nairobi limits flights to salvage Kenya Airways’ fortunes

Kenya is limiting the issuing of new licences for global airlines seeking to exploit the strategic Nairobi hub in a protectionist move aimed at reviving the dwindling fortunes of national carrier Kenya Airways. The policy shift is already…