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  • Kenya President Signs Polygamy Legalization Bill Into Law Despite Christian Opposition

    04/30/2014 9:12:11 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 04/30/2014 | BY STOYAN ZAIMOV
    Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta officially signed into law a bill legalizing polygamy, giving men the right to marry numerous women without consulting their other brides. The bill has faced opposition by the country's Christian leaders, who criticize it for not respecting women or marriage. "Marriage is the voluntary union of a man and a woman, whether in a monogamous or polygamous union," Kenyatta said in a statement on Tuesday, AFP reported. Archbishop Timothy Ndambuki, from the National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK), which represents more than 40 church and Christian organizations from across the east African nation,has said, however,...
  • Kenya moves to leave international court

    09/05/2013 9:41:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 5, 2013 12:11 PM ED | Jason Straziuso and Tom Odula
    Kenya’s parliament on Thursday passed a motion to withdraw from the International Criminal Court just before the country’s president and deputy president face trial at The Hague for allegedly orchestrating post-election violence more than five years ago. Citing the fact that the United States and other world powers are not members, the majority leader of Kenya’s parliament on Thursday argued that Kenya should withdraw from the statute that created the ICC. … The Kenyan debate is a reaction to the start next week of the trial at The Hague of Deputy President William Ruto. Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta face...
  • 14 Arrested After Large Disturbance Of Teens Gathers In Center City Philadelphia

    04/10/2013 9:37:33 PM PDT · by mykroar · 29 replies
    CBS Philly ^ | 4/9/2013 | Todd Quinones, Tim Jimenez
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — It happened again. As soon as the warm weather hit, a large group of students in Center City caused a ruckus, endangered themselves, police and pedestrians. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 10 juveniles with Conspiracy, Obstructing Highways, Failure to Disperse and Disorderly Conduct. All 10 defendants are scheduled for a detention hearing Wednesday at the Youth Studies Center in Philadelphia. Four other teens were also arrested by Philadelphia Police on Tuesday evening, and they are currently being processed by police. According to authorities, 11 males and three females were arrested. All of them are teens.
  • Kenya election: Tense wait for Kenyatta and Odinga

    03/08/2013 6:04:19 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 5 replies
    BBC ^ | 8 March 2013 Last updated at 07:34 ET
    Kenya's presidential rivals are still waiting for the results of Monday's election, as a vote count beset by glitches enters a fourth day. With 80% of constituencies declared, Uhuru Kenyatta has a clear lead, with just under 50% of the vote. If he fails to secure more than 50%, he will face a run-off vote against his rival, Prime Minister Raila Odinga. Mr Kenyatta is due to face trial in The Hague in July for crimes against humanity. He is accused of fuelling communal violence after the 2007 election that saw more than 1,000 people killed and 600,000 forced from...
  • Kenyan leaders to stand trial on human rights violations ('07 election; was Hussein there?)

    01/24/2012 9:58:10 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 7 replies
    cnn ^ | 1/23/12
    Four Kenyan officials, including Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, will stand trial on human rights violations that are alleged to have occurred after the 2007 election, the International Criminal Court ruled Monday.
  • New Sherrod Video: Husband of Shirley Sherrod Gave Black Separatist Speech in January 2010

    07/26/2010 10:03:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 119 replies · 4+ views
    Monday, July 26, 2010 | Kristinn
    A new Sherrod video has surfaced, this one of the sainted Shirley Sherrod's husband Charles making a black separatist speech, reportedly given this past January.The video was published by the Riehl World View blog at YouTube today. Like the infamous video of Shirley Sherrod, this video is presented as an excerpt and the precise setting is not given. However, Charles Sherrod's comments are unambiguous in their anti-white, black separatist sentiments.The four-minute-thirty-three-second excerpt, apparently unedited, shows Sherrod talking about the $13 million settlement by the USDA for the racial discrimination lawsuit brought by Sherrod, his wife and their black farmer...
  • Kwame Kenyatta Announces Mayoral Run

    03/15/2009 3:17:13 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 35 replies · 1,508+ views
    Click on Detroit ^ | March 15 | Staff
    DETROIT -- Detroit City Council Member Kwame Kenyatta announced Saturday night he will run for mayor. ... "I want to bring a different type of perspective, a different type of spirit, a different type of connection that we haven't seen since the days of Coleman A. Young," he said.
  • Frustration boils over in slums left out of the voted (Kenya Election)

    12/27/2002 10:21:23 PM PST · by twntaipan · 1 replies · 203+ views
    The Guardian ^ | December 28, 2002 | James Astill
    International Association of Machinists Frustration boils over in slums left out of the vote James Astill Saturday December 28, 2002The GuardianPeople from the Nairobi slums who had found their names missing from the electoral roll were pleading for their right to vote yesterday when a private army entered the polling station. "We have come to stop the rigging," announced a ragged man at the head of 300 determined-looking youths in the pay of Raila Odinga, the candidate for the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (Narc) opposition in Kibera. "Do not resist." The returning officer hared off across Old Kibera primary school's...