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2014-09-16 Dozens of Genital Cutting Cases in Court
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Nairobi -With almost 50 cases in court, it is becoming increasingly risky for Kenyans to carry out Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) on their girls, a prosecutor said.

2014-09-16 Coastal Town Struggles With Deadly June Attacks
[VOA]Relative calm has returned to the Kenyan coastal town of Mpeketoni, southwest of Lamu, after deadly attacks claimed by the militant group al-Shabab killed more than 100 people in June, local police said.

2014-09-16 Somalia, Kenya Leaders to Meet Regarding Maritime Dispute
[Sabahi]The presidents of Kenya and Somalia will meet in New York this week to discuss the long-running maritime border dispute between the two countries, Kenya's Daily Nation reported Saturday (September 13th).

2014-09-16 Kenya Warns of Mosque Closures
[Sabahi]A senior security official has warned that Kenya would close down mosques that are suspected of radicalizing youths into extremist groups like al-Shabaab, Kenya's The Standard reported Sunday (September 14th).

2014-09-16 Witness Got Sh460,000 From Prosecution in Five Months
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The 22nd witness in the International Criminal Court trial against Deputy President William Ruto on Monday admitted that he received about Sh460,000 from the Office of The Prosecutor (OTP) as subsistence for five months.

2014-09-16 Uhuru, Ruto Finally Take 20 Percent Pay Cut
[The Star]PRESIDENT Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto have taken a 20 per cent salary cuts, Finance Secretary Henry Rotich has said. He said cabinet secretaries and their principal secretaries as well as a number of heads of state parastatals have also taken pay cut.

2014-09-16 Uhuru Phone Records Fake, Victims' Lawyer Says
[The Star]PART of cell phone data records provided to ICC Prosecutors in the case against President Uhuru at The Hague is fabricated, victims' lawyer Fergal Gaynor claims.

2014-09-15 ICC Gave Witness Sh1 Million Before He Changed His Testimony
[The Star]A witness who recanted his statement at the ICC had received a total of Sh1,010,571 from the court before deciding to change his testimony.

2014-09-15 Westgate Memorial - Security Expert Offers Westgate Lessons
[The Star]It is six days to the first memorial of the Westgate terrorist attack that left more than 60 people dead and scores injured. Our reporter Ramadhan Rajab speaks to Andrew Franklin, a former commander with US marine corps and a security expert on small wars and counterinsurgencies. He has lived in Kenya the last 30 years and is currently the Managing Director of Your African Source, a security consulting firm.

2014-09-16 Tanzania, Kenya Funded to Boost Railway Operations
[Daily News]TANZANIA and Kenya last week obtained funds to bolster operations of their railway lines as they look to gain from the lucrative market from the their neighbours in the interlacustrine region and Africa's Great Lakes region.

2014-09-16 Are These the Riskiest Spots to Withdraw Cash?
[The Star]NAIROBI police have mapped out major hotspots where you are likely to be attacked after withdrawing large amounts of money from banks. Among the major crime-prone areas are banks along Parliament Road, Ngara, the Taj Mall area in Embakasi and Thika Road Mall.

2014-09-16 DP Ruto Leading Misuse of Public cash, Says Raila
[The Star]CORD leader Raila Odinga yesterday sensationally claimed that Deputy President William Ruto should explain the whereabouts of billions of shillings allegedly missing from the public coffers.

2014-09-16 Suna MP Junet Mohammed Records Statement Over Heckling Incident At Uhuru's Migori Rally
[The Star]Suna MP Junet Mohammed on Monday recorded a statement at the CID offices in Migori county over an incident last week where rowdy youth disrupted a rally attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

2014-09-16 Fury Over Shutdown of Passport Offices
[The Star]Leaders and residents of Garissa and the greater North Eastern region have threatened to boycott President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to the region over the sudden closure of Garissa passport office.

2014-09-16 Governor Ruto, Duale Clash Over Referendum
[Capital FM]Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto was on Monday treated to a rare spectacle in Narok as leaders exchanged harsh words over the national referendum championed by Governors and the Opposition.

2014-09-16 New Dam Causing Ripples in Northern Kenya
[Capital FM]Isiolo -Wario Galelo, 64, raises livestock downstream from the site of a hydroelectric dam which the Kenyan government plans to construct on the Ewaso Ngiro river in the north of the country.

2014-09-16 Kenya to Increase Bilateral Relations With Equatorial Guinea, President Kenyatta Says
[Kenya Presidency]Malabo --President Uhuru Kenyatta this afternoon held bilateral talks with President Teodoro Obiang Nguema of Equatorial Guinea.

2014-09-16 Kenyan Police Kill Terror Suspect in Mombasa
[Sabahi]Kenyan police Sunday (September 14th) shot dead a terror suspect during a raid in Mombasa while another suspect escaped, Kenya's Capital FM reported.

2014-09-16 Rutto, Duale Spat Over Referendum Mars DP Ruto's Function
[The Star]A spat between two leaders marred celebrations to mark the third Mara Day presided over by Deputy President William Ruto and attended by dignitaries from Kenya and Tanzania.

2014-09-16 Illicit Brew Blinds Three in Kirinyaga
[The Star]Amos Nyaga, 45, at Kerugoya district hospital where he was rushed after going blind on Sunday.

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