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Why Kenya's bid to privatise prisons is risky, needs proper planning

Kenya is taking steps towards privatising its prisons. Grainne Perkins asked expert Rob Allen, an independent researcher and cofounder of Justice and Prisons, about the benefits and risks of prison privatisation. Why do countries involve the private sector in prisons? Historically, prisons were facilities that generally fall under the authority …

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Speculation rife on SportPesa NSE listing as CEO denies claims

Betting firm SportPesa plans to list on the Nairobi Securities Exchange in the first quarter of next year. This may see it rank among 10 biggest companies on the exchange if the Initial Public Offer (IPO) goes on as planned. Bloomberg reported that the listing would be the first in Nairobi since August …

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Governor Ali blames cops of laxity over Marsabit killings

Governor Mohammed Ali has blamed police laxity for the escalating ethnic clashes in Marsabit. Ali on Thursday dismissed claims that the clashes are caused by political differences between Borana and Gabra communities. He spoke at Citizen TV moments after he and other two MPs were questioned by detectives over the clashes. The two MPs are Dido …

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