Kenya

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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By Jeremy Lind Weeks after deadly attacks killed 60 at Mpeketoni in Kenya’s Lamu County, new raids on July 5th in Lamu and Tana River counties left over 20 dead, sowing fear anew in a country growing accustomed to sophisticated attacks of murderous brutality. As before, a heavily armed group came dur...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 10th, 2014
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By Abdullahi Boru Hallakhe In both symbolic and material terms, ‘Saba Saba’ occupies a significant place and meaning in contemporary Kenya. The date draws its significance from the fact that in 1990 it inaugurated a new chapter in the pro-reform movement. On July 7th 1990 a group of like-minded indiv...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 7th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Are crimes against children crimes against humanity? According to the latest Failed States Index, 6 out of the top 10 and 18 out of the top 25 “most failed states on earth” are found in Africa. This commentary is not about beating the dead hyena of the failed African “state”. No...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 3rd, 2014
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By Mohamed Mubarak For months, the Kenyan security forces have been rounding up ethnic Somalis in Nairobi. This is part of a security operation (Operation Usalama Watch) which presumes that terrorists in Kenya are solely of Somali origin. This presumption is wrong and is a clear manifestation of the ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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Belayneh Abate Ninety nine percent of the humans’ gene has counterpart in the rats’ gene. This fact demonstrates how strongly rats are genetically related to humans. More importantly, this genetic relationship heralds what a negligible gene difference exists among us. Despite this strong ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 10th, 2014
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By Pambazuka News By Arlette Afagbegee The International Criminal Court (ICC), which will soon be celebrating its twelfth anniversary, has received extensive media coverage and attention of late due to its interventions in Kenya and its prosecution of recently-elected Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 2nd, 2014
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By IndepthAfrica
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May 22nd, 2014
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By Edward Clay Uproar followed the news on 16 May that British tourists were being shipped home from Mombasa on security advice. Tourists, inconvenienced and disappointed, were sceptical of the threat. The Kenyan government and public accused western governments of destroying their tourist industry. ...
By IAfrica
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May 15th, 2014
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Wanjohi Kabukuru EXACTLY 60 years ago, the British colonial government launched “Operation Anvil” in central Kenya, which mainly targeted the freedom fighters, who were mostly members of the Kikuyu community. Eighteen months earlier, a state of emergency had been declared in Kenya. &ldquo...
By IAfrica
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May 3rd, 2014
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Twin explosions reported in two buses along Thika Road at Rosters and Roysambu area, in Nairobi.Several casualties feared. Police have cordoned off the area. More to follow.. Read more about Twin explosion along Nairobi – Thika Road Comments...