Kenya

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 17th, 2014
0 Comments
255 Views
Tony Ward Pessimism about the prospect of peaceful change was not shared by activists from the wide range of civil society organizations operating in Mombasa. In November 2014 both the Kenyan and international press reported growing tension in Mombasa, Kenya, culminating in the closure of four mosque...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 15th, 2014
0 Comments
181 Views
By Alemayehu G Mariam It is a dark and gloomy month on the “Dark Continent”! It is the worst of times in Africa when a man in the highest political office accused of egregious crimes against humanity waltzes out of the International Criminal Court (ICC) grinning like a Cheshire cat and flipping the b...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 2nd, 2014
0 Comments
252 Views
AFP Mogadishu: Somalia’s Al Shabab rebels on Tuesday said they carried out the massacre of 36 quarry workers in northeast Kenya, and vowed to be “uncompromising, relentless and ruthless” in fighting Kenya. “In another successful operation carried out by the Mujahideen, nearly 40 Kenyan crusaders met ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Dec 1st, 2014
0 Comments
1119 Views
Adebisi Alimi Infection rates among young gay men are on the rise—and veterans of the fight against AIDS are struggling to find a way to get the message out to the next generation. In a small community hall in London’s Soho, a group of young gay men gather. They are 16 to 25 years old. […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 1st, 2014
0 Comments
201 Views
Blasts rock northern Kenya, over 10 injured WAJIR, Kenya, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) — More than 10 people were injured in three separate explosions in northern Kenya’s town of Wajir on Monday evening. Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS) said the explosions which occurred at Ngamia club sparked a live fi...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2014
0 Comments
562 Views
Islamic Shebab extremists ambushed a bus in Kenya before executing 28 non-Muslims at point-blank range in a revenge attack for police raids on mosques in the troubled city of Mombasa. The heavily-armed gunmen ambushed the bus early this morning as it headed for Nairobi from Mandera, a town that lies ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 14th, 2014
0 Comments
1091 Views
By Teshome Abebe In an extraordinary book titled Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life,1 Sissela Bok wrote about truth, deception, white lies, excuses, the justification for lies, lying in a crisis, as well as permissible lies and their consequences. The book was first published in 1978, and...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 27th, 2014
0 Comments
807 Views
By Matt Petronzio Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations’ blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, has seen progress, but there’s still work to ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Oct 26th, 2014
0 Comments
335 Views
Human Wrongs Watch By Cathy Wachiaya in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya, 22 October 2014 (UNHCR)* – Noah Ilambona has been a fisherman all his life, so the refugee from Burundi felt completely lost when he ended up in the arid reaches of north-west Kenya after fleeing home in 2010 with his wife and first ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Oct 9th, 2014
1 Comment
1006 Views
According to the latest report by AL JAZEERA MEDIA NETWORK , on 6 October 2014, Ugandan People’s Defence Forces Sector one commander, Brigadier General Dick Olum, kept his promise to liberate Baraawe, the last major Somali port town held by al-Shabab. This was Olum’s last offensive as sector commande...