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Befitting send-off for Kenyattas' fallen kin - K24 TV;

Befitting send-off for Kenyattas' fallen kin - K24 TV

K24 TVBefitting send-off for Kenyattas' fallen kinK24 TVPhoto: President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret lay a wreath on the grave of Margaret Wambui. PHOTO: PSCU. President Uhuru Kenyatta has called on Parliament to pass the two thirds gender rule to show appreciation for the role women have ...and more »

Uhuru approves Bill assuring freedom from torture - KDRTV;

Uhuru approves Bill assuring freedom from torture - KDRTV

KDRTVUhuru approves Bill assuring freedom from tortureKDRTVVictims of torture, cruel and inhuman treatment in the country, including the survivors of the 1984 Wagalla massacre and the post-election violence, finally have a reason to smile about after the anti-torture Bill became law as contemplated in the Bill ...and more »

Gender Bill gathers steam as Uhuru gives push - Daily Nation;

Gender Bill gathers steam as Uhuru gives push - Daily Nation

Daily NationGender Bill gathers steam as Uhuru gives pushDaily NationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta speaks during the funeral service of Margaret Wambui Kenyatta at St Andrews Church in Nairobi, on April 13, 2017. Margaret Wambui Kenyatta was elected councillor for Dagoretti Ward in 1963. PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION ...and more »

President Uhuru plea on gender rule even as ODM misses mark - The Standard (press release);

President Uhuru plea on gender rule even as ODM misses mark - The Standard (press release)

The Standard (press release)President Uhuru plea on gender rule even as ODM misses markThe Standard (press release)President Uhuru Kenyatta has challenged Parliament to pass the two-thirds gender rule to show appreciation for the role women have played in Kenya's progress. President Kenyatta said women have played a big role in the liberation of Kenya and the ...and more »

Bill to compensate victims of torture, cruelty signed into law - The Star, Kenya;

Bill to compensate victims of torture, cruelty signed into law - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaBill to compensate victims of torture, cruelty signed into lawThe Star, KenyaVictims of police brutality, torture and inhuman treatment are free to sue the state for compensation after President Uhuru Kenyatta signed into law a crucial legislation. The Prevention of Torture Act, 2016, gives effect to provisions of the ...and more »

Give women their rightful place, Uhuru urges House - The Star, Kenya;

Give women their rightful place, Uhuru urges House - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaGive women their rightful place, Uhuru urges HouseThe Star, KenyaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta yesterday urged Parliament to pass the two-thirds gender rule in appreciation of women's role in Kenya's progress. Eulogising his half-sister Margaret Wambui at St Andrew's PCEA, Uhuru said women contributed to Kenya's ...and more »

Kenya losing battle with corruption [program] - Global Journalist;

Kenya losing battle with corruption [program] - Global Journalist

Global JournalistKenya losing battle with corruption [program]Global JournalistKenya has long been one of the richest and most developed countries in Africa. The capital Nairobi is a hub for businesses all over the continent, and its game parks and beaches are a magnet for tourists. But the country has a really big problem ...and more »

Humour as Kenyattas gather for kin's burial - The Standard (press release);

Humour as Kenyattas gather for kin's burial - The Standard (press release)

The Standard (press release)Humour as Kenyattas gather for kin's burialThe Standard (press release)President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta lay a wreath at the grave site of the late Margaret Wambui Kenyatta. (Photo: lMaxwell Agwanda/Standard). Members of the Kenyatta family Thursday came together for the burial of the founding ...and more »

President Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police Cell - NTA News;

President Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police Cell - NTA News

NTA NewsPresident Accents Anti-Torture Law Eliminating Torture In Police CellNTA NewsPresident Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya on Thursday signed an anti-torture law seen by human rights activists as an important step towards eliminating torture in police cells. The law, which was passed by parliament on April 6, empowers the country's ...and more »

Somber moment as President Uhuru's sister is buried (photos) - TUKO.CO.KE;

Somber moment as President Uhuru's sister is buried (photos) - TUKO.CO.KE

TUKO.CO.KESomber moment as President Uhuru's sister is buried (photos)TUKO.CO.KEPresident Uhuru Kenyatta's older sister's funeral service was held on Thursday, April 12, a week after she died in Nairobi. The late Margaret Wambui Kenyatta passed away at age 89. She was the first female mayor of Nairobi and the first African woman ...and more »

Uhuru backs strong women leaders, urges MPs to pass gender rule - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

Uhuru backs strong women leaders, urges MPs to pass gender rule - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Uhuru backs strong women leaders, urges MPs to pass gender ruleCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has eulogized his sister Margaret Wambui as a strong woman, and used the occasion to hail other women in leadership positions. Speaking at a requiem mass held at St Andrews ...and more »

Uhuru asks MPs to pass two thirds gender rule in honour of late sister, women - The Star, Kenya;

Uhuru asks MPs to pass two thirds gender rule in honour of late sister, women - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaUhuru asks MPs to pass two thirds gender rule in honour of late sister, womenThe Star, KenyaPressident Uhuru Kenyatta speaks at St Andrews Church in Nairobi during his half sister Margaret Wambui's funeral service, April 13, 2017. /PSCU. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. President Uhuru Kenyatta has urged Parliament to pass the ...and more »

Kenya: President signs new anti-torture law - Anadolu Agency;

Kenya: President signs new anti-torture law - Anadolu Agency

Anadolu AgencyKenya: President signs new anti-torture lawAnadolu AgencyKenya's president Thursday signed a new anti-torture law that guarantees Kenyans freedom from torture, cruelty, and punishment. According to a statement from the State House, the office of President Uhuru Kenyatta, “The new law outlines the principles ...and more »

Kenyatta kin, friends hold memorial service for Margaret Wambui - Daily Nation;

Kenyatta kin, friends hold memorial service for Margaret Wambui - Daily Nation

Daily NationKenyatta kin, friends hold memorial service for Margaret WambuiDaily NationPresident Uhuru Kenyatta and other family members on Thursday gathered at St Andrews PCEA Church in Nairobi to bid farewell to their elder sister Margaret Wambui Kenyatta. Ms Kenyatta, President Mzee Jomo Kenyatta's daughter from his first marriage, ...and more »

President Kenyatta assents to anti-torture law - Citizen TV (press release);

President Kenyatta assents to anti-torture law - Citizen TV (press release)

Citizen TV (press release)President Kenyatta assents to anti-torture lawCitizen TV (press release)President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed into law the Prevention of Torture Bill that guarantees freedom from torture, cruelty and punishment. The legislation provides for reparations to victims of torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment and also ...and more »

Uhuru signs laws for freedom from torture and cruelty, judges to retire at 70 - The Star, Kenya;

Uhuru signs laws for freedom from torture and cruelty, judges to retire at 70 - The Star, Kenya

The Star, KenyaUhuru signs laws for freedom from torture and cruelty, judges to retire at 70The Star, KenyaPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has signed a law that guarantees freedom from torture, cruelty and punishment. The legislation outlines principles of the Convention Against Torture and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. It provides for ...and more »

Uhuru Kenyatta to gift workers with salary raise - ZIPO.CO.KE;

Uhuru Kenyatta to gift workers with salary raise - ZIPO.CO.KE

ZIPO.CO.KEUhuru Kenyatta to gift workers with salary raiseZIPO.CO.KEUhuru Kenyatta_United Aryan President Uhuru Kenyatta during a tour of the United Aryan (EPZ) Ltd facility at Babadogo, Nairobi, April 12, 2017. PHOTO: PSCU. President Uhuru Kenyatta says he will make the private sector increase workers salaries during ...and more »

President Kenyatta assents to bills on reparations, judges retirement and refugees - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

President Kenyatta assents to bills on reparations, judges retirement and refugees - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)President Kenyatta assents to bills on reparations, judges retirement and refugeesCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)By PSCU, NAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 13 – President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday assented to a law that gives effect to provisions of the Constitution of Kenya that guarantee freedom from torture, cruelty and punishment. The new law outlines the principles of ...and more »

Uhuru Kenyatta all smiles after endorsement in NASA zone - ZIPO.CO.KE;

Uhuru Kenyatta all smiles after endorsement in NASA zone - ZIPO.CO.KE

ZIPO.CO.KEUhuru Kenyatta all smiles after endorsement in NASA zoneZIPO.CO.KEPresident Uhuru Kenyatta has received a shot in the arm in his reelection bid, after a section of the Bunyore community pledged their support for him in the upcoming General Election slated for August 8. A strong delegation from Luanda and Emuhaya ...and more »

President Kenyatta promises increase in minimum wage on Labour Day - Daily Nation;

President Kenyatta promises increase in minimum wage on Labour Day - Daily Nation

Daily NationPresident Kenyatta promises increase in minimum wage on Labour DayDaily NationThe government will increase the minimum wage on Labour Day, which is just two and a half weeks away. This is President Uhuru Kenyatta's promise to the low income earners, saying the state intends to end the two year dry-spell of no increments ...and more »