Kenya

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Nov 22nd, 2014
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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
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Nov 14th, 2014
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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
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Oct 27th, 2014
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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
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Oct 26th, 2014
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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
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Sep 12th, 2014
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Athlete Oscar Pistorius is facing jail after being found guilty of the manslaughter of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. South African High Court judge Thokozile Masipa had earlier said the 27-year-old Olympian had been ‘negligent’ in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year when he f...
By IAfrica
In IndepthAfrica
Sep 10th, 2014
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A dark chapter may have opened for the Al-Qaeda linked Somali militant group Al Shabaab after US drone strike killed their overall and spiritual leader, Ahmed Abdi Godane last week but the group strength depends on the steps taken … »...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 4th, 2014
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By Stephen Lawan *To remove his body to an anonymous grave One of Islam’s most revered holy sites, the tomb of the Prophet Mohamed (PBUH), at al-Masjid al-Nabawi mosque could be destroyed and his body removed to an anonymous grave under plans which threaten to spark discord across the Muslim world. T...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 14th, 2014
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– By Elsie Eyakuze There is an argument out there that the category ‘African Writer’ should not exist because it creates a ghetto in which people get incarcerated by accident of birth or residence. I have heard this many times, in conversations that cover complex and controversial ‘identities’ (India...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 12th, 2014
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By Daniel Bekele Three notorious African leaders — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, Eritrea’s Isaias Afewerki, and Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir — are not invited to this week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. But a number of other long-ruling African strongmen, l...