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2014-12-19 Africa's Economy Set for Dramatic Changes - Carlos Lopes
[Africa Renewal]Following the launch of the 2014 Economic Report on Africa in Abuja, Nigeria, Mr. Carlos Lopes, the executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa, attended the New York launch of the same report. The report addresses two essential questions: what are the right policies for industrialization and what role can the private and public sectors play? In an exclusive interview with Africa Renewal's Kingsley Ighobor, Mr. Lopes explored these issues and identified countries holding

2014-12-19 NGOs Accuse Govt of Targeting them Over ICC, Police Killings
[The Star]A number of NGOs are citing their explosive reports on extrajudicial killings as well as perceived links to the Kenyan ICC cases for the ongoing government crackdown on the sector.

2014-12-19 Parliament Passes Security Bill
[The Star]The Security (Amendment) Bill 2014 has been passed with a raft of amendments.

2014-12-19 Death Toll in Nairobi Building Collapse Rises
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The death toll in the Makongeni building collapse has risen to seven after one of those admitted to the Kenyatta National Hospital succumbed to his injuries.

2014-12-19 Arrests Warrants Issued Over Occupy Parliament Protests
[The Star]An arrest warrant has been issued against Kakamega Senator Bonnie Khalwale and Budalangi Member of Parliament for allegedly being behind a mass protest earlier on Thursday dubbed "occupy parliament" against the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014.

2014-12-19 Kenyatta's Anti-Terror NGO Clampdown May Have Broader Agenda
[Deutsche Welle]Kenya's opposition lawmakers disrupted parliament on Thursday temporarily preventing the passing of a bill on terrorism-related measures which that civil society groups say could violate civil liberties.

2014-12-19 New Anti-Terror Laws Passed in Kenya Despite Opposition
[Deutsche Welle]Kenya's parliament has approved draconian anti-terror measures for holding suspects, information provision and media restrictions. Opposition lawmakers and protest groups say the laws threaten civil liberties.

2014-12-19 African Press Review 19 December 2014
[RFI]Boko Haram kidnaps more women and children, as Nigeria's security services struggle to contain the Islamist insurgency. And - Live on TV! - Kenyan MPs brawl over security measures and freedom of expression.

2014-12-19 Blogger Robert Alai's Twitter Account Suspended After Charges for Undermining Authority
[The Star]Controversial blogger Robert Alai Onyango's Twitter account was suspended after he was charged with undermining the authority of a public officer on Wednesday.

2014-12-19 Kenya's Top Trending Searches in 2014
[The Star]The African region is witnessing one of the strongest increases in mobile data use in the world. Forecasts suggest that mobile Internet traffic across Africa will double between 2014 and 2015, and will see a 20-fold increase by the end of the decade.

2014-12-19 Four Killed At Kinango in Clash Over Grazing Land
[The Star]FOUR people have been killed at Kuranze village in Kinango, Kwale county, as two pastoralist communities clashed over grazing land.

2014-12-19 Kisauni Thugs Hide in Kongowea Market, Says Nyumba Kumi Boss
[The Star]ARMED men terrorising residents in Kisauni and Nyali operate from Kongowea Market, the head of community policing has said.

2014-12-19 Mandera Roadworks On Despite Attacks
[The Star]FIFTEEN roads commissioned in the first year of devolution in Mandera county are complete, despite security problems.

2014-12-19 Bridges Murderers Jailed for 40 Years
[The Star]FOUR illegal miners who were part of a gang that murdered geologist Campbell Bridges have each been jailed for 40 years.

2014-12-19 I Slapped Millie Odhiambo Because She Assaulted Joyce Laboso, Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria Says
[The Star]Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria has said that he slapped Mbita MP Millie Odhiambo because she assaulted Joyce Laboso who is the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly.

2014-12-19 Ivory Trade Has Now Moved Online, Warns Report
[The Star]EVEN as rangers painstakingly patrol game parks to secure wildlife, a murky multi-million dollar trade in wild animals and their parts is booming online.

2014-12-19 Ebola Vaccine Tested in Kilifi
[The Star]THE Kenya Medical Research Institute has begun an Ebola vaccine trial in Kilifi.

2014-12-19 Cord Planned to Disrupt Debate
[The Star]OPPOSITION Cord held several meetings from last weekend to plan how to disrupt debate on the Security Laws (Amendment) Bill 2014 that Speaker Justin Muturi, with the help of Jubilee MPs, forced through Parliament yesterday.

2014-12-19 Nkaissery Is Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The National Assembly on Thursday approved the appointment of Major-General (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery as the Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Co-ordination of the National Government.

2014-12-19 High Court Blocks Thin SIM Technology Roll-Out
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The High Court has suspended the decision of the Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) to allow a mobile operator to roll out the thin SIM technology.

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