Inquest opens on death of baby in Kenya poll violence
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An inquest started in Kenya’s western town of Kisumu into the death of a six-month-old baby who was allegedly hit on the head by police during opposition protests last year against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election. The death of Samantha Pendo (Swahili for love) shocked this country although it has become used [...]
Kenyan Tycoon Narendra Raval Opens New $280 Million Clinker Plant
Kenyan cement producer National Cement, a subsidiary company of the Devki Group which is owned by business mogul Narendra Raval, has officially launched its $280 million cement clinker plant located in Merrueshi/Mbirikani in Kajiado County, 80 km south of Nairobi.
Western envoys urge Kenya opposition to recognize Kenyatta
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Eleven western envoys, including those from the U.S. and Britain, are urging Kenya’s opposition leader to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta as the country’s legitimately elected leader. In a statement issued Sunday the diplomats said Odinga needs to accept Kenyatta is president “as the basis for the dialogue that it and many [...]