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Kenyan police arrest 3, take hold of guns cache in border discipline

Kenyan police said on Tuesday they had arrested three suspects and recovered a cache of weapons during a security operation in Garissa County, which borders Somalia. Rono Bunei, northeastern regional police chief, said the three suspects were snatched while transporting eight rifles, 2,104 bullets and 20 liters of petrol along a busy road in the Lagdera area when they were caught after a four-hour chase. Bunei said police patrolling the area spotted the saloon car around 5pm on Monday before the driver moved off,…

Kenyan COVID vaccine provide for diplomats attracts domestically

NAIROBI - Kenya has offered free COVID-19 vaccines to all diplomats residing there, including thousands of UN staff, although it has not completed the inoculation of its own health workers, other front-line staff or seniors who draw criticism from local doctors. The offer was made in a March 18 letter sent by the State Department to diplomatic missions and seen by Reuters. Macharia Kamau, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, said the shots offered were delivered through the World Health Organization (WHO) co-led COVAX…

Kenyan lawyer sued by international justice surrenders to ICC

Kenyan Paul Gicheru has surrendered to the Dutch authorities, while since March 2015 he has been wanted by the ICC, based in the Netherlands. This lawyer was especially accused by the Court of having witnessed at the time when the current Kenyan Vice President, William Ruto, was prosecuted for crimes against humanity following the 2007-2008 election violence. The prosecution had denied his charges, but the arrest warrant against Paul Gicheru was still pending. Despite his arrest warrant, Paul Gicheru did not hide.…

Kenyan court finds two men guilty of a deadly Westgate

A Kenyan court on Wednesday found two men guilty of their role in helping al-Shabaab gunmen who attacked the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi in 2013 and killed 67 people. A third man accused of the attack was acquitted. Following a trial that began in January 2014, Judge Francis Andayi found that Mohamed Ahmed Abdi and Hassan Hussein Mustafa conspired with and assisted the four assailants who died in a siege claimed by the Somali-based al-Qaida-based group. The third accused, Liban Abdullahi Omar, was acquitted of…

The economy at the heart of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to France

The Kenyan head of state is accompanied by five of his ministers for this visit dedicated to economic cooperation. He attended the conference of the Public Investment Bank, the institution responsible for promoting French companies abroad, along with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday morning. The two heads of state took the opportunity to discuss the economic opportunities that bind them, despite the global health crisis. And it was a rather determined Uhuru Kenyatta who appeared on the conference stage.…

Kenyan president of France to finalize key economic agreements

The Kenyan president arrives in Paris for a five-day visit to France. A business-oriented move. The head of state, accompanied by five ministers, attends a conference for the public investment bank, meets with French employers and signs contracts. Uhuru Kenyatta is accompanied by a strong delegation of ministers and is expected to attend several economic events. A conference at the headquarters of BPI France, the institution responsible for promoting French companies abroad, but also a meeting in Medef, the French…

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