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 .
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.
Kenya suspended 11 senior immigration officials for issuing work permits and Kenyan citizenship to undeserving foreigners, Nairobi-based Daily Nation reported. Immigration Minister Otieno Kajwang was informed of the decision, the newspaper said.
Kenyan Energy Minister Kiraitu Murungi said new regulations to cap fuel prices are “here to stay” because oil marketers ignored repeated calls to lower the cost of their products, the Daily Nation reported.
Kenya’s Deputy Prime Minister, Musalia Mudavadi, quit the Orange Democratic Movement led by Prime Minister Raila Odinga following a dispute on nomination of the party’s presidential candidate, Daily Nation reported.