Kenya

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 ...
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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 21st, 2014
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Uhuru Kenyatta Hildegarde The Arena AS  Africans on the continent and the Diaspora look forward to celebrating the 51st edition of Africa Day on May 25, it’s time to take stock and also ask some hard questions. Is terrorism on the continent the latest threat to Africa’s growth and development, and ho...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 15th, 2014
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By Abdi Latif Dahir NAIROBI, Kenya – Mastewal Birhanu thinks about the day he fled the city of his childhood. Even though he had made his mind to leave Ethiopia for Kenya, the thought of questioning and imprisonment at the airport agitated him. When he was finally through with immigration and sat in ...
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May 12th, 2014
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By Jack Wheeler MALABO, Equatorial Guinea – It took coming here, to the darkest pit of hellhole Africa, for it to finally dawn on me who Obama really is, to what total extent he isn’t American at all, but African. Freedom House, in its 2014 Worst of the Worst report, highlights Equatorial Guinea as “...
By IAfrica
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May 12th, 2014
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By Abdi Noor Mohamed When a nation is reeling with pain, it expects help from every well-meaning party. In Kenya, both in print and electronic media, many have been giving their thoughts on the best way to deal with the Alshabaab threat and how to counter radicalization amid the remarkable sangfroid ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 9th, 2014
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y William Davison Bloomberg An Ethiopian court granted police 10 more days to investigate six bloggers and journalists suspected of conspiring with “terrorist” organizations in a case that’s raised concern from the U.S. and European Union.An Ethiopian court granted police 10 more days to investigate ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 29th, 2014
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By Ethan Nelson When the civil war in Somalia broke out more than 20 years ago, Jaylani Hussein and his family were among the first to move to the United States. Hussein has lived in the U.S. since 1993. He speaks English without any hint of an accent, holds two bachelor’s degrees, goes deer hunting ...
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Apr 29th, 2014
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This video shows the busy intersection at Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Cars, trucks, bicycles and pedestrians all move simultaneously through the square with no help from any kind of traffic signals or signs. Don’t let the whimsical music fool you: Ethiopia’s traffic problem...
By IAfrica
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Apr 28th, 2014
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By Lucas Barasa  Monday, April 28, 2014 When you meet him in the mosque, Sheikh Mohamed looks like he cannot hurt a fly. He wears the demeanour of a shy, polite and courteous man of faith who religiously delivers his sermon at a mosque in Afmadow in southern Somalia every day. As Afmadow’s Chief Kadh...