Monthly Archives: November 2012
Tullow Oil has announced in a statement that the Twiga South-1 exploration well in Block 13T, onshore Kenya, has encountered 30 metres of net oil pay with further potential to be assessed on test and has also encountered a tight fractured rock section with hydrocarbon shows over a gross interval of 796 metres.
Kenya Defences Forces has denied reports that they razed down buildings and raped women in Garissa town after three KDF soldiers were killed on Monday. Yesterday there was heated debate in parliament castigating KDF for atrocities against Garissa residents.
In a series of tweets on KDF twitter handle,the force claimed it does not rape and destroy property as alleged.
Kenya Police has denied reports that bandits have attacked police deployed to Baragoi. In a statement police spokesman Erick Kiraithe said no such attack has happened.
After rotting in the sun for three days,the 24 bodies of the slain police officers were flown in to Wilson Airport amidst tight security. Journalist who had camped at the airport were barred from taking pictures of the arrival of the badly decomposing bodies.
The number of Kenya police officers killed in a raid has hit 42 but Police commissioner Mathews Iteere says the number is 25 with seven missing police officers.
Kenya’s Capital FM quoting AFP said the number has risen to 42 after more bodies were found in Suguta Valley. The bodies of seventeen policemen were still lying at the scene of attack while thirteen others were taken to the Baragoi district hospital mortuary earlier today.
Today Kenya National Congress Presidential Aspirant Peter Kenneth launched his presidential bid at KICC. He promises a fresh start for Kenya and a break from the past. Despite positive comments on the launch on Social Media, many Kenyans believe tribal politics will not let him.