Co. to fund 99% acquisition through cash payment of 825m shillings, issue of new shares worth 550m shillings, Nairobi-based British-American Investments Co. says in statement in Daily Nation newspaper. * Co. has units in Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique
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.
Four gunmen who attacked a Kenyan shopping mall in September probably died in the building as an escape was unlikely from the “very secure” crime scene, an official with the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
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.
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.
At least nine people died in northwestern Kenya when a minibus they were traveling in was swept away by a flash flood, the Daily Nation reported, citing Turkana West District Commissioner Patrick Muriira.