klpost

Kenyan girl shot dead by police in Nairobi slum

Kenyan girl shot dead by police in Nairobi slum

Nairobi – A young Kenyan girl was shot dead by police during operations to quell protests against the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, a witness said on Saturday.  “The girl was hit by a stray bullet while she was on a balcony as police were firing sporadic shots,” the witness, who only gave his first […]

 klpost

British father of two shot dead at Kenyan ranch

British father of two shot dead at Kenyan ranch

Nairobi – A British man was shot dead in northern Kenya on Sunday at a private ranch in the Laikipia area, two of the man’s neighbours said, and a legislator warned that local politicians were stoking violence as elections approach. There have been numerous attacks in the drought-stricken region of Laikipia in recent months as […]

 klpost

Kenyan lawmakers held for hate speech

Kenyan lawmakers held for hate speech

Nairobi – Eight Kenyan politicians are behind bars on suspicion of hate speech in the latest sign of rising political tensions a year ahead of elections. Three lawmakers from the ruling Jubilee party, and four plus a senator from the opposition CORD alliance, were ordered to be detained for four days by Kenya’s High Court […]

 klpost

Kenyan marathoner Wanjiru killed, not suicide – Pathologist

Kenyan marathoner Wanjiru killed, not suicide – Pathologist

NAIROBI – Former Kenyan Olympic marathon gold medallist Samuel Wanjiru was killed by a blunt object to his head and did not commit suicide, a top pathologist told an inquest Tuesday. Wanjiru, 24, was found dead in May 2011 after he fell from the first-floor balcony of his house in central Kenya’s Nyahururu town. At […]