Police in the Kenyan capital sealed off a court building where the governor of Nairobi County was due to be charged with corruption and other economic crimes on Monday, guarding against threatened protests by his supporters.
Kenya should create more senior political posts including that of prime minister and increase payments to regional governments to try to end cyclical election violence, a government report said on Wednesday.
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta opened a new $1.5 billion Chinese funded and built rail line on Wednesday, linking the capital Nairobi to the Rift Valley town of Naivasha.
Kenya’s Finance Minister Henry Rotich pleaded not guilty Tuesday to corruption charges linked to the construction of two dams, a rare example of a sitting minister facing court in the graft-wracked country.
Kenya’s motor racing sport, the Safari Rally, on Friday made its final bid to re-join the prestigious World Rally Championships (WRC) with President Uhuru Kenyatta flagging off 49 elite drivers for a candidate event.