October 28, 1989 |
A British tourist whose charred bones were found in a game park was murdered, a court ruled Friday, vindicating her father's yearlong battle against state investigators who claimed wild animals had killed her. The death of Julie Ward, 28, remains unsolved, however, with no one arrested and the judge saying he saw no need for further investigation. Ward's father has charged that there was an official cover-up to protect Kenya's lucrative tourism industry.
March 30, 2013 |
NAIROBI, Kenya - The second-place finisher in Kenya's recent presidential election accepted a unanimous Supreme Court ruling Saturday that his rival, Uhuru Kenyatta, was the rightful winner. The court ruled that the March 4 election was free and fair. Raila Odinga, who was narrowly defeated by Kenyatta, said he still believed that the election was marred by irregularities. But he called on Kenyans to unite around Kenyatta as president for the sake of peace. "The court has now spoken.