Corruption

All State officers to sign anti-graft code

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission wants all State officers to sign and commit to a leadership and integrity code before assuming their functions. The deputy CEO, Mr Michael Mubea, said this will enable the commission combat and prevent corruption in public service. Mr Mubea disclosed that all the State officers elected on August 8: governors,...

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Kitui County officer charged with graft and abuse of office

A senior officer in Kitui County was Tuesday arraigned in court to face corruption and abuse of office charges. Dr Naomi Mawia Mang’atu, a member of the County Public Service Board was charged with doing business with the county government where she undertook Sh2 million fuel and lubricants supply contract. She was arrested by Anti-Corruption...

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Violence

US warns citizens traveling to Kenya on possible poll violence

The US Department of State has issued a travel alert warning of possible violence over the October 17 repeat presidential election. "Rallies, demonstrations and protests may occur with little notice," the department said in an alert issued on September 13. The fresh election is between President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga,...

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Cars stoned after NASA, Jubilee supporters clash in Mwingi

Police in Mwingi on Tuesday shot in the air to disperse angry residents whom had turned against Jubilee Party members on a campaign trail. The group, which carried Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka's posters, hurled stones at the motorcade smashing windows of several cars. No Ukambani leader was in the caravan at the time of the confrontation...

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Child Abuse

'Just like slaves': African migrant children face highest risk of abuse - report
12 Sep, 2017

Migrant children trying to reach Europe face beatings, forced labour and sexual exploitation, with...

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Kenya's juvenile justice system exposes children to abuse
01 Jul, 2017

Violence against children in Kenya is on the rise. Gauging Kenya’s scorecard on juvenile justice, Article 48 of the Constitution that provides...

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Rogue Kenyan churches taking trafficked babies to barren women, says nun
29 Jun, 2017

Rogue churches in Kenya are delivering trafficked babies to infertile women, a Kenyan nun who rescues stolen children said, as the United States condemned government officials for complicity in the...

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Arrest order for ex-Chase Bank managers who skipped court

A Nairobi court yesterday issued a warrant of arrest against two former senior managers of Chase Bank for failing to appear in court to plead to the charges of...

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Two arrested in Mombasa for defrauding M-Pesa agents

Police on Friday arrested two people from Nairobi suspected to have defrauded M-Pesa shop owners in Mombasa and Malindi using fake currency. Malindi police boss...

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