Jan 7th, 2013
Ten years ago Kenya captured the imagination of the world when it experienced a change of power from the reign of long standing leader Daniel Arap Moi to Mwai Kibaki. It was a change that was seen as having broken Kenya from the vestiges of dictatorship and heralding the opening a new era, accompani...
Oct 8th, 2012
by Sophia Gebrehiwot, VOA -Solomon Ayele Dersso Phd, is a senior researcher with Peace and Security Council Report Program at the Addis Ababa Office of the Institute for Security Studies. He has published articles on the ongoing political situation in Ethiopia. Regarding the newly appointed Prime Min...
In East Africa
Jun 10th, 2012
Kenya’s internal security minister, who was closely involved in the fight against Somali militant group al Shabaab, was killed when the police helicopter he was travelling in crashed into a forest on Sunday. George Saitoti, his deputy Orwa Ojode, two pilots and two bodyguards were killed when t...
In Facts about Africa
Oct 15th, 2010
Situated on the equator on Africa’s east coast, Kenya has been described as “the cradle of humanity”. In the Great Rift Valley palaeontologists have discovered some of the earliest evidence of man’s ancestors. In the present day, Kenya’s ethnic diversity has produced a v...