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Kenya hon David Kimtai killed by a traffic police officer today

NAIROBI (AFP) – A second Kenyan opposition lawmaker was shot dead, police said Thursday, amid spiralling unrest sparked by disputed presidential elections more than one month ago. ADVERTISEMENT if(window.yzq_d==null)window.yzq_d=new Object(); window.yzq_d['rRhGFNG_fzo-']=’&U=13b6uqqnu%2fN%3drRhGFNG_fzo-%2fC%3d627375.12186574.12599711.1559897%2fD%3dLREC%2fB%3d5026442′; “He was killed by a traffic police officer,” in a suburb of Eldoret in western Kenya, a police commander told AFP in Nairobi, adding … Continue reading

KENYAN TRIBALISTS LOOK LIKE YOU. ARE YOU?

Fellow Kenyans wherever you stand now, At the risk of being called a tribalist by fellow Kenyans hidding behind their tribal chiefs, to me it appears as if we are coming closer to the beggining of the end of a one Nation. Tribal hatred and murderous machinations are at their highest peak. As I write from an internet … Continue reading

Kenya, KAGAME advices military takeover quickly

The Rwandees president Paul Kagame on tuesday this week said that the best option for Kenya is for the Kenya army to stage a quick military takeover to stabilse the security law and order in kenya. Meanwhile the Ugandan opposition leader col Kisa besigye yesterday blamed Kibaki for the mess in the country. “This is a … Continue reading

Kenya, TIME TO DEAL WITH ISSUES SWEPT UNDER THE CARPET

Story by PATRICK LUMUMBA Publication Date: 1/30/2008 Since the attainment of political independence in 1963 our beloved country Kenya has had its fair share of political hiccups, assassinations, a mutiny 1975, an attempted coup et etat in 1982 clashes in 1992 and 1997 and even botched elections but it has never lost the tag ‘an … Continue reading

Kenya: Helicopters Bomb Protesters

Kenya: Helicopters Bomb Protesters   Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article New Vision (Kampala) 29 January 2008 Posted to the web 29 January 2008 Kampala KENYAN military helicopters opened fire Tuesday above feuding gangs in a western town of Naivasha, and 13 died in fresh clashes elsewhere as the murder of … Continue reading

Standard Newspapers editors threatened

Standard editors threatened Published on January 30, 2008, 12:00 am By Standard Reporter The Standard Group has drawn the attention of the Government, the public and its clientele to a worrying string of threats and hate mail targeting its editorial crew. The mail, whose contents include threat to life, warn the reporting teams and editors … Continue reading

KENYA ARMY AND POLICE USE HELICOPTER FIRE ON FIGHTING GROUPS

KENYA Crisis talks begin amid slaughter Tuesday, January 29, 2008 Former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Tuesday opened formal mediation talks to end Kenya’s post-election crisis, pulling together both sides to strike a political deal amid staunch violence which is threatening to spiral out of control.(Report: K. Spencer) See the Special Report aboutKenya: from democracy … Continue reading

AFTER WERE’S DEATH TODAY RIOTS IN WESTERN KENYA, MORE DEATHS

Jan 29, 11:26 AM EST Opposition Lawmaker Killed in Kenya By TOM MALITI Associated Press Writer AP Photo/KAREL PRINSLOO var ap = new SWFObject(“http://img.video.ap.org/p/s/sm_vrt_search.swf”, “lg_vrtimg_search”, “180”, “215”, “8”); ap.addParam(“quality”, “best”); ap.addParam(“AllowScriptAccess”, “always”); ap.addVariable(“cat”, “World”); ap.addVariable(“pid”, “AP”); ap.addVariable(“s_URL”, document.URL); var headlinevalue = “”; try { if (!ap_headline) {headlinevalue = “”;} else {headlinevalue = ap_headline;} } catch(err) … Continue reading

DEATHS EVERYWHERE AS KIBAKI AND RAILA WATCH.

Kenya: Naivasha Killings Trigger Riots in West Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article View comments The Nation (Nairobi) 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 28 January 2008 Nairobi Yesterday’s killings in Naivasha have triggered a fresh wave of riots in several towns in western Kenya today. Riots have been reported … Continue reading

MAJORITY DEAD IN THE CONFLICT ARE KIKUYUS

Kenya: Country’s Problem Goes Beyond Ethnicity and Elections Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article View comments Inter Press Service (Johannesburg) ANALYSIS 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 29 January 2008 Najum Mushtaq Nairobi There is more to Kenya’s post-election violence than a bungled vote count and so-called tribal rivalries. As … Continue reading

UGANDA Besigye Denies Kenya Remarks

Uganda: Besigye Denies Kenya Remarks Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article New Vision (Kampala) 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 29 January 2008 Abdulkarim Ssengendo Kampala FORUM for Democratic Change (FDC) president Col. Kizza Besigye has denied media reports that he supports the post-election violence in Kenya which has left … Continue reading

UGANDANS ATTACKED IN KENYA

Uganda: Citizens Attacked in Kenya Violence Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article New Vision (Kampala) 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 29 January 2008 Raymond Baguma, Reuben Olita and Nathan Etengu Kampala A Ugandan was injured by machete-wielding gangs on Sunday night, while another was feared dead in Burnt Forest, … Continue reading

ODM MP SHOT DEAD IN NAIROBI

enya: ODM’s Embakasi MP Shot Dead   Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article View comments The Nation (Nairobi) 29 January 2008 Posted to the web 29 January 2008 Nairobi Embakasi MP Mugabe Were of the Orange Democratic Movement has been shot dead in cold blood. Police and witnesses said that the … Continue reading

BBC TAKING SIDES IN KENYAN TRIBAL HATE AGAINST KIKUYUS

Monday, 21 January 2008, 11:32 GMT Kenya’s ‘mafia’ feel the heat By Noel Mwakugu BBC News, Nairobi The plan by Kenya’s opposition to boycott companies run by allies of President Mwai Kibaki in protest at the outcome of last month’s presidential election may turn out to be an astute political move. For since President Kibaki … Continue reading

Kenya, backlash, the road to civil war

Kenya: 14 Killed And Thousands Flee As Violence Spreads to Naivasha Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article The Nation (Nairobi) 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 28 January 2008 Nairobi At least 14 people were killed, 10 of them burnt after their house was set ablaze as violence erupted in … Continue reading

Kenyan violence planned

FEATURE-Violence we fled was planned, say Kenyan refugees 26 Jan 2008 11:00:49 GMT Source: Reuters By David Lewis MULANDA, Uganda, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Irene Njoki suspected things might go wrong long before Kenya’s election results were announced, unleashing a wave of violence that has convulsed the country and shocked the world. “They said, whoever … Continue reading

Kenya, 10 women and children burnt to death

Kenya: 10 Burnt Alive As Toll Rises Email This Page Print This Page Comment on this article The Nation (Nairobi) 28 January 2008 Posted to the web 28 January 2008 Nairobi At least 10 people were burnt alive and three others stoned to death as violence sparked by the outcome of the December General Election … Continue reading

Kenya:90 dead in weekend violence

Weekend violence claims 90 lives Published on January 28, 2008, 12:00 am By Standard Team Thirty more people were feared dead, bringing the toll of the weekend bloodletting to almost 90 as the epicentre of the violence shifted to Naivasha, 70km from the capital, Nairobi. And in a chilling episode, at least 16 people — … Continue reading

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