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US Envoy says amendments to the election laws threaten free, fair and credible election

Sitati Ken

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The US envoy flanked by other envoys have said that the amendments to the electoral laws may threaten the integrity of the presidential polls set for 26th October, 2017,speaking after having a meeting with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission(IEBC) leadership to discuss preparedness of the electoral body in the fourth coming repeat fresh presidential election.

The envoys acknowledged their neutrality and were only committed to ensure that Kenyans have a successful election, the US Envoy Robert Godec in the statement said,”we are committed to supporting Kenya’s Constitution, laws, and institutions. These are critical to a strong democracy and all sides should respect them. As partners, we have provided assistance to the IEBC, as well as for voter education and peace building in Kenya. We are continuing our support in the run up to the new election”.

Sitati Ken

Sitati Ken Mutoro is a critical author at Africa Classifieds and a rational thinker, who executes his mandates impartially without fear or favor and a believer of a society that thrives in the rule of law and upholds ethical practices in journalism in informing and educating the target audience. Sitati delivers.

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MCK now threatens to revoke licenses of New York Instances reporters – Nairobi Information

Mark Harris

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The Media Council of Kenya (MCK) has given an ultimatum to the USA founded New York Instances (NYT) to tug down a distasteful picture they revealed  on-line following Tuesday’s terror assault at 14 Riverside Pressure.

In a remark, MCK on Thursday mentioned that if the pictures might not be pulled down then it is going to cross forward and revoke operational licenses of Kenyan-based New York Instances reporters.

MCK boss David Omwoyo additionally requested the media corporate to apologise.

“It’s unlucky that your e-newsletter with out due recognize to the sufferers, households of the sufferers and Kenyans on the whole selected to submit photographs that display lifeless sufferers of the phobia assault,” Mr Omwoyo mentioned within the remark.

He puzzled why New York Instances was once justifying its movements but it was once the primary time they have been publishing gory photographs from any assault in spite of protecting the ones in Asia, Europe and america.

In its preliminary remark New York Instances said that they used the gory photographs in order they offer their readers a transparent image of the horror of such assaults.

Alternatively, Mr Omwoyo dominated out that argument announcing that the pictures quantity to glorifying and parading the good fortune of the phobia assaults.

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Guy who was once manning CCTVs amongst 21 other folks killed in terror assault

Mark Harris

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Capital FM Information stuck up together with his 75-year-old father Zachariah Amusala, who narrated the ache of shedding a son to terrorists/MOSES MUOKI

NAIROBI, Kenya, Jan 17 – A person who was once manning CCTV cameras on the dusitD2 complicated is amongst 21 other folks killed in Tuesday’s terror assault that left a number of others injured.

Dedrick Limisi is claimed to had been shot whilst seeking to rescue his colleagues who have been nonetheless holed up within the complicated when 5 terrorists blasted their means in.

Capital FM Information stuck up together with his 75-year-old father Zachariah Amusala, who narrated the ache of shedding a son to terrorists.

“He’s long past eternally. I’ve noticed his frame and sure, he’s lifeless,” a remorseful Amusala who was once within the corporate of his departed son’s widow instructed Capital FM Information.

Amusala mentioned he’s now the bread winner for his many grandchildren after his first-born son died final 12 months in August and his handiest daughter handed on in 2007 and now with the fear assault sufferer leaving in the back of a widow and 4 kids.

“The place do I get started? I’m outdated and I don’t have sources to feed and train their kids. The place do I am getting lend a hand from ?” he rhetorically posed in shaky voice.

After a chronic posed, he persisted, “my son is a hero. He died saving other folks’s lives.”

Amusala has challenged the federal government to honour the befallen heroes – his son incorporated.

“What’s the govt going to do about such heroes like my son?” he requested.

He had a teach of questions whose solutions weren’t right away to be had.

The widow Mildred Limisi mentioned handiest God can perceive her ache of shedding a husband “who was once no longer sick.. our handiest bread winner.”

She puzzled, “what did I do to deserve this? Why us?”

The circle of relatives was once amongst tens of others tenting on the Chiromo Funeral Parlour house both on the lookout for their family members or giving DNA samples

Police have been nonetheless combing the scene for extra proof and transported the car belonging to one of the most terrorists.

Swift motion by means of safety brokers resulted in the rescue of 700 other folks.

The entire 5 terrorists have been killed by means of Kenya’s particular forces with the assistance of their overseas opposite numbers and civilian gun holders.

Two other folks have been Wednesday night time arrested over the assault.

Director of Prison Investigations George Kinoti has steered Kenyans to supply data that can lend a hand pin down those that would possibly have facilitated the assault.

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Purple Go says all lacking individuals at Riverside assault situated

Mark Harris

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The Kenya Purple Go has stated all other folks reported lacking within the DusitD2 Resort complicated assault were accounted for.

Officers stated they won 94 stories of lacking other folks and that every one were situated by means of Thursday midday.

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