Daily Nation

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2014
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By FPJ Bureau Nairobi : Kenya’s parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said on Friday. The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed on Thursday to formalise customa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Mar 8th, 2013
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13: 12 With 226 constituencies reporting: Kenyatta 4,867,683; Odinga 4,335,488. Rejected votes 94.020. 13:10 Kenyatta 4,849,194; Odinga 4,323,153. 225/291 constituencies have filed returns. 13:00 Amani coalition presidential candidate Musalia Mudavadi (right) addressed a press conference in Nairobi w...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 8th, 2013
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The modern effort to build a global system of international justice based on universal human rights is usually dated to the Nuremberg trials, after the Second World War, and the ratification of the Geneva Conventions. In the decades since then, the United Nations has created an ad-hoc war-crimes cour...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 9th, 2013
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Preparations are in the final stages for Kenya’s first televised presidential debate next week, with six candidates participating, Kenya’s Daily Nation reported Wednesday (February 6th). Candidates Prime Minister Raila Odinga, Deputy Prime Minister Uhuru Kenyatta, Deputy Prime Minister Mu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 3rd, 2013
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By Abdinasir Amin I have been thinking about this particular article for a while and must admit that I’ve struggled with it not because it is difficult to write but because of the difficulty and the sensitivity of the subject matter. There is a good maxim in journalism; the cub reporter is advised to...
By IndepthAfrica
In Kenya
Sep 30th, 2012
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A number of children have been hurt in a grenade attack on a church in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, police and media say. The attacker targeted the Sunday school section of the church on Juja Road. The Daily Nation newspaper said one child was killed. Attacks on Kenyan churches in July prompted the c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Sep 20th, 2012
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By Keith Somerville In the last six weeks there have been a number of violent clashes in areas of Kenya where the existing political, social and religious structures are contested or fail to meet the subsistence or security needs of the local populations. Many derive from long-lasting grievances, whi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 3rd, 2012
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Rasna Warah For more than a century, Kenya’s coastal people have been repeatedly alienated from their land and marginalised from public services, particularly education. Now they want to break away from the rest of the country. I did not know who the Wabara were until I moved to Malindi. I had heard ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Dec 24th, 2011
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Nigerians in Zambia are being subjected to unpleasant treatment allegedly on the direct orders of the newly-inaugurated President Michael Sata. Already, many Nigerians with genuine papers living and doing legitimate business in the southern African country have been deported for reasons ranging from ...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 8th, 2011
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The Kenyan High court ordered South African company, Cortec Mining to stop prospecting for minerals at Mrima Hill near the southern port city of Mombasa, the Daily Nation reported on Thursday. A High Court judge granted the temporary injunction after an activist group said the area was a “gazet...