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2014-04-23 Weak Laws and Capitalist Economy Deplete Kenya's Natural Wealth
[IPS]Nairobi -Each season Peter Gichangi, a vegetable and arrowroot commercial farmer who owns four hectares of land in Nyeri County, Kenya's Central Province, cultivates his crops near the Nduyi River.

2014-04-23 False Bomb Alert Halts Cases in Nyahururu Court
[The Star]Police said family members of people with cases spotted two objects and a letter that indicated they were bombs set to explode and kill people at the courts.

2014-04-23 Did Kenya Moore Try to Pay D'Banj for Love?
[The Star]THE Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kenya Moore has gushed about her "relationship with her African Prince" who was revealed to be Nigerian singer D'banj.

2014-04-23 Labour Day Showdown Looms Over Union Rivalry
[Capital FM]Nairobi -A showdown looms on May 1 after the Central Organisation of Trade Unions (COTU) Secretary General Francis Atwoli insisted that he would not allow the Federation of Public Service Trade Unions (PUSETU) to, 'hijack' their plans for the official national Labour Day celebrations.

2014-04-23 Safaricom Increases Market Share As Airtel, Essar Tumble
[CIO]Safaricom and Telkom Kenya recorded growths in market share as other mobile network providers tumbled in the recently released communications commission of Kenya statistics.

2014-04-23 Father Beats Six Year Old Daughter Senseless
[The Star]DPP Keriako Tobiko has written to IG David Kimaiyo to arrest a man who allegedly beat his daughter senseless, causing her many injuries among them a cracked skull, for failing to read fluently. Tobiko says the child's mother should also be investigated for neglect. The father went into hiding following the incident.

2014-04-23 Rights Group Raises Red Flag Over S Sudan Killings
[The Star]Human Rights group International Centre for Policy and Conflict Director Ndung'u Wainaina has said that South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former vice president Riek Machar, must take responsibility for the killings happening in Benitu village, Unity State.

2014-04-23 Two Die in Road Accident
[The Star]Two people died on the spot this morning after a trailer they were traveling in was involved in a grisly road accident along the Narok-Mai Mahiu highway. Narok Police Commander Samuel Mukindia says the trailer lost control and rolled severally before bursting into flames,burning the two to death.

2014-04-23 Kinyua Instructs Ministries to Fast-Track EAC Protocols
[The Star]The Office of the President has directed ministries yet to domesticate ratified regional policies to move with speed and do so and ahead of the 2015 deadline for implementing East African Community's common market protocol.

2014-04-23 Suspected Thief Killed in Lukenya
[The Star]A man was yesterday lynched by a mob at Lukenya in Athi River district. Machakos deputy county commander Joshua ole Leina said the man was caught stealing a motorcycle from a boda boda operator.

2014-04-23 Nanyuki Court to Rule On Fate of Suspected Alien
[The Star]A Nanyuki court is today set to decide the fate of a 17-year-old girl suspected to be an illegal immigrant from Ethiopia. Martha Damara has been in Nanyuki GK prison since Thursday last week, after she was arrested the previous day on suspicion of being in the country illegally.

2014-04-23 Tiaty, Baringo North Agree On Location of Mining Plant
[The Star]Leaders in Baringo North and Tiaty subcounties have reached an agreement on the location of a proposed diatomite plant. MCAs from the two subcounties held a meeting on Monday amid protests. They reluctantly agreed that the plant be build in Ripko ward, Tiaty subcounty.

2014-04-23 Malindi Project to Document Town's History
[The Star]The National Museums of Kenya has started documenting the Indigenious Knowledge of the history of Malindi town which was founded around the first century AD.

2014-04-23 Residents Surrender Seven Guns
[The Star]RESIDENTS of Turkwel have surrendered seven guns in the ongoing rapid results initiative. Speaking to the star yesterday, West Pokot county commandant Charles Wasike said the guns were in the hands of warriors illegally. Wasike urged residents still hiding illegal guns to voluntarily surrender them to the government to end insecurity.

2014-04-23 Nyamira MCAs Probe Sh30 MIllion Health Cover
[The Star]FOUR insurance companies have been summoned to appear before a committee investigating a suspicious Sh30 million health cover for Nyamira county assembly members.

2014-04-23 Create Employment to Fight Terrorism
[The Star]Bullet for bullet is a fair strategy to deal with terrorism. But on its own it is an ineffective reaction to this hydra-headed challenge. The war against al Shabaab copycats could get vicious.

2014-04-23 Dispute Over One-Acre Public Land in Bomet
[The Star]The Bomet government has fallen out with some residents over the building of a baby care centre in Bomet town. The officials have accused the county government of allocating the one-acre land next to the county assembly to a private company. Residents said the company owned by a senior county official.

2014-04-23 MPs Claim Plot to Fight ODM in Nyanza
[The Star]ODM MPs have alleged a plot by "external forces" to destabilize the party by targeting its strong supporters.

2014-04-23 Lazy Security Chiefs to Be Sacked - Lenku
[The Star]THE government has directed security chiefs in the country to intensify security patrols or face the sack. Interior Secretary Joseph ole Lenku yesterday told the Provincial Administration and police to cooperate in the war against terrorism.

2014-04-23 Job Seekers Tipped On Cons
[The Star]KISII county Public Service Board chaiman David Kombo yesterday warned job seekers to be wary of conmen operating in the county. He said the cartel operates at entrances of various county government offices.

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