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NGO Chief Set Free over Rift Valley Claims Arms Claim The Star, Pg 9
Wednesday, 04 May 2011

NGO Council chairman Ken Waful who had been charged with reports that communities were arming themselves in readiness for the violence has been released. Magistrate David Kemei said he police had failed to prove their case beyond reasonable doubt against Wafula.

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I will Vie for Senate Seat in Next Polls, Says Kosgey Daily Nation, Pg 16
Monday, 02 May 2011

Henry Kosgey has said he will vie for the Senate seat of Nandi County in the next polls. He used his first appearance after coming back from the ICC to delare the future of his politics.

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Why Former Top Cop was Murdered Weekend Star, Pg 8
Saturday, 30 Apr 2011

Former assistant commissioner of Police Bernard Kimeli may have been killed because of the testimony he gave to the Waki Commission probing into the PEV. Part of the evidence he gave formed part of the evidence Ocampo intends to use in his prosecution of the six PEV suspects. Kimeli was also a cl

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Target Politicians, not Youth on Facebook Daily Nation, Pg 13
Thursday, 28 Apr 2011

Prof. Evan Mwangi writes that the focus of the NCIC should be politicians and not youths on facebook and twitter. Mwangi says the NCIC seems to be a toothless institution which has its priorities wrong. The youths should not be threatened with jail but on how to change their attitudes and embrace

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Reshuffle Coming The Standard, Pg 1 & 8
Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

PM Raila hinted at a possible reshuffle during a press conference. He said it is a matter he had discussed with president Kibaki and that the changes will be made at the right time. The reshuffle could see the return of Ruto in cabinet. This is however not gospel because he may sit out alongside

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Ruto to Resume Office This Week The Star, Pg 1 & 8
Monday, 25 Apr 2011

William Ruto is likely to resume office this week after being cleared of graft charges. He is awaiting the return of Raila to have a meeting with Kibaki and decide the next step. Muthaura had told Ruto to walk back to his office but he is reluctant and insists he wants a letter confirming him bac

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Kibunja Puts on Notice Youths Using Facebook to Spread Hate Daily Nation, Pg 8
Wednesday, 30 Nov -0001

NCIC Chairman Mzelendo Kibunja has warned youth that the commission will prosecute them for engaging in hate speech through the social media. He said they should be careful on how they pass messages on Facebook and Twitter to avoid being taken to court.

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Kacc Names Ports Boss in Cranes Scam Daily Nation, Pg 8
Monday, 25 Apr 2011

Kacc wants an assistant minister and a parastatal chief charged with corruption and abuse of office. In its quaterly report covering January to March 2011, Kacc accused KPA boss, the company secretary and a senior legal officer at the parastatal charged for procuring cranes irregularly.

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