Kenya: DP Ruto Says BBI Debate Won’t Derail Jubilee Development Agenda

[Capital FM] Deputy President William Ruto has assured Kenyans that the ongoing national dialogue surrounding the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) report will not derail the country’s development agenda.

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A row over who owns Kenya’s land is making life hard for foreign firms

MANY KENYANS still resent the British colonists who once ruled them, an attitude their schools encourage. The colonists bilked the natives of choice land and ruthlessly suppressed the Mau Mau rebellion, a land-related insurgency waged against them in the 1950s. Land grievances remain a powerful undercurrent in Kenyan politics today.

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Tanzania: U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Kenya, Tanzania 1998 Embassy Bombings Case

[East African] Lawyers representing hundreds of Kenyan and Tanzanian victims of the 1998 embassy bombings are optimistic that the United States Supreme Court will rule to award a total of $4.3 billion (Ksh440 billion, Tsh9.8 trillion) to their clients.

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