A 27-year-old woman identified as Esther Wanjiru Gatume has sued Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina for child neglect.
She wants the legislator to pay Ksh200,000 per month for the upkeep of their One-year-old son.
She filed the application at Milimani Law Courts through her lawyer Ojijo Senaji Advocates.
“That this honourable court is pleased to order the respondent to pay interim maintenance of Ksh200,000 per month.
Being child support for the minor herein pending hearing and determination of this application,” the application read in part.
Wanjiru asked the court to compel the Senator to pay for the minor’s school fees and related expenses .
She also asked for the inclusion of the minor in his medical cover pending the hearing and determination of the suit.
She claimed that the respondent is a member of parliament and a prolific businessman with a steady income and excessive means to provide for the minor.
Wanjiru claims she met the senator in September 2019 and began an intimate relationship that led to the birth of the child in October 2020.
She affirmed the Senator abandoned her immediately after she got pregnant and cut off communication with her.
She claimed that she went through the pregnancy period alone without help from the Senator.
She further claimed through her advocate she has since lost her job and cannot manage to take care of her child.
She claims the senator has a constitutional and legal obligation to be responsible as a biological parent of the minor.
Earthquake in Afghanistan kills at least 22 people.
Two earthquakes rattled western Afghanistan on Monday killing more than 20 people and destroying hundreds of homes, a local official said.
The US Geological Survey registered a magnitude 5.3 quake at 2 pm and a second, magnitude 4.9 at 4 pm local time.
“Unfortunately, our initial reports show that 22 people, including women and children, have been killed and four others injured,” said Baz Mohammad Sarwari
“The Mujahideen have reached to some of the affected areas, but Badghis is a mountainous province, the number of casualties might go up,” he added
According to the head of the Emergency Operations Center of the Ministry of State for Emergency Affairs, more than 700 houses had been damaged.
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Kenya orders 31 items that Google should remove from the internet
Summary;Kenya orders google to remove 31 items from the internet
From 2020 Kenya made 14 requests to Google. This included one content they found to be a copyright infringement, one takedown for fraud, two items bordering around hate speech, and seven requests for violations the government found were not listed by Google.
The reasons for the takedowns ranged from national security, fraud, and copyright
According to a report released by Surfshark, Kenya submitted 31 requests to Google for the content.
YouTube received 101,015 tаkedown requests in the lаst decаde, compаred to 60,898 for Google Seаrch. Google Docs, Gmаil, аnd Google Photos also received tаkedown requests.
“We receive content removal requests through a variety of avenues and from all levels of government — court orders, written requests from national and local government agencies, and requests from law enforcement professionals.
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“Sometimes users will forward us government removal requests, such as when someone attaches a court order showing certain content to be illegal.
But the tech giant stated that it always evaluates the legitimacy and completeness of a government request which must be in writing.
Ex-Prisons boss Mwenda dies after bathroom accident
Mwenda, who was in charge of Naivasha prison before retiring, was instrumental in introducing reforms in the facility, including an education program that now benefits more than 2,000 inmates.
Mwenda suffered head surgery after falling in his bathroom. He died at a private hospital in Mombasa two days after being admitted.
Meanwhile, one person died on the spot and two others were seriously injured on Monday night after a road accident along Naivasha-Mai Mahiu road.
The car they were travelling in rammed into an oncoming trailer near Chechnia centre.
The injured were admitted to Naivasha Subcounty Hospital.
Naivasha police boss Samuel Waweru said the car was heading to Mai Mahiu when it rammed into the trailer.
Occupants of the trailer escaped with minor injuries.
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