Kenya

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 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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...
By IAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2014
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Photo by: Anti-war mural. Mogadishu, 2013. (Somalis prefer unity over disunity but leaders who can accomplished are MIA) By Hussein Abdikarim “Gendisch” Twenty three years have passed since the collapse of Somali government back in 1991. Since then, multiple regional states constituted as separate st...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Apr 21st, 2014
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It’s time to move past overly simplistic arguments surrounding Catholics and condoms, and make an effort to understand the real and very complex contributions of faith-based health providers across Africa. For many years, analysts of international development and public health were “religion-blind.” ...
By IAfrica
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Mwangi Parts of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital city there has been under effective police occupation for the past couple of weeks in a crackdown. The Eastleigh suburb of the city is predominantly populated by members of the Somali community and is associated with brisk business and underhand dealings. I...
By IAfrica
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Apr 18th, 2014
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By Hibaaq Osman Last week, I could only watch on television news as soldiers herded scores of my countrymen on to trucks like livestock, to be driven to detention centers. Women carrying babies struggled to climb onto the cumbersome vehicles, built not for carrying humans but cargo and commodities. S...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 18th, 2014
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24 immigrants of Ethiopian origin who were on transit to South Africa have been arrested by police at Taru Forest in Voi, Taita Taveta County. It is alleged that the 24 have been hiding in Taru Forest for several days where they left to be ferried to South Africa. The person ferrying them is yet [&he...