Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei arrested over hate speech

Nandi Senator Samson Cherargei has been arrested at in his Eldoret home. Senator Cherargei’s arrest comes a day after the Directorate of Criminal Investigations summoned him over hate remarks he made at the weekend during the funeral of the late teacher Dominic Kiptoo Choge at Lelwak in O’lessos. Detectives had surrounded his home for hours after the senator reportedly refused to open the gates. He was driven to the DCI offices in Nandi to record a statement. Speaking at the funeral, Cherargei said supporters of Deputy President William Ruto were…

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You’ve helped us increase access to Europe market, Ruto tells outgoing EU envoy

Kenya values its collaboration and partnership with the European Union, “especially in the areas of agriculture, infrastructure, climate change adaptation and counter-terrorism”, Deputy President William Ruto has said. “Our engagement has increased access to export markets in Europe, enhanced the volume of trade between Kenya and EU member states and strengthened support for the blue economy and maritime security,” Ruto said on Tuesday, when he bid farewell to outgoing EU ambassador Stefano Dejak. Dejak is leaving after finishing his tour of duty, which he started on September 15, 2015. His departure…

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