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Kenyan governor arrested by anti-corruption unit

Kenyan governor arrested by anti-corruption unit
Ferdinand Waititu

Nairobi, May 23 (UNI) Officers from Kenya's anti-corruption agency have arrested the governor of central Kiambu county, Ferdinand Waititu, local media reports say.

The arrest comes hours after an early morning raid on the governor's properties in the capital, Nairobi.

Local newspaper Daily Nation says Mr Waititu was questioned for more than six hours and his home in Nairobi's upmarket Runda was searched for crucial documents.

The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission is investigating Mr Waititu for alleged corruption in his administration. He denies any wrongdoing.

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US, S  Arabia talk maritime security in the Gulf

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24 Jun 2019 | 6:50 PM

Riyadh, June 24 (UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said he had discussed the need to promote maritime security in the Strait of Hormuz with King Salman of Saudi Arabia.

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Bangladesh train mishap: Rail communications to resume by evening, says Railways Secy

24 Jun 2019 | 6:46 PM

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UN chief condemns assassinations in Ethiopia amidst regional 'coup' attempt

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24 Jun 2019 | 6:12 PM

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Afghanistan: Security forces kill 70 Taliban militants in past 5 days

24 Jun 2019 | 6:07 PM

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