The United Nations Refugee Agency appealed for access to Somali refugees and asylum seekers who have been detained by Kenyan authorities as part of an investigation into involvement in bombing threats and attacks.
Kenya deployed more security forces in Mombasa after an Islamist militant leader was gunned down in the port city as the police arrested hundreds more people in connection with a blast in the capital, Nairobi, two days ago.
Kenyan newspapers condemned a planned media law approved by legislators because it may impose stiff penalties on reporters and seeks to set-up a government- appointed regulator that violates the constitution.
Kenyan lawmakers passed a motion yesterday urging the East African nation to withdraw from the Rome Statute that created the International Criminal Court , the Daily Nation reported , citing parliamentary proceedings.
A Kenyan minister, an assistant minister and four lawmakers face allegations of hate speech, the Daily Nation said, citing Mzalendo Kibunjia, chairman of the country’s National Cohesion and Integration Commission .
Grenades thrown by four attackers killed dozens of people boarding a bus in Nairobi, and police killed three suspects, the Daily Nation reported. At least 14 people were seriously injured, the newspaper said.
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A Kenyan court ruling that prisoners can vote in an Aug. 4 referendum on a new constitution may delay the poll as registration has closed, the Daily Nation reported, citing senior members of the Interim Independent Electoral Commission.