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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 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 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
Sep 23rd, 2013
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Kenyan soldiers take cover after heavy gunfire near Westgate mall in Nairobi. (Carl de Souza, AFP/Getty Images / September 23, 2013)   By Robyn Dixon   A terrorist group holding hostages in a Nairobi shopping mall threatened to kill them, as heavy gunfire sounded in the Westgate mall early ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Sep 22nd, 2013
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AP Photo/Jonathan KalanCivilians who had been hiding during the gun battle hold their hands in the air as a precautionary measure before being searched by police, inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, Sat., Sept. 21, 2013.   WARNING: STORY CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES NPClick to enlarge NAIROBI...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 24th, 2013
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By Dr Alex Awiti, opinion Three months ago in this column, I warned that the completion of Ethiopia’s Gibe III dam on the Omo River could transform Lake Turkana, the world’s only desert lake, into Africa’s Aral Sea. Impassioned by China-style great leap forward philosophy, the Ethio...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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Uhuru Kenyatta comes to power on a wave of cautious optimism. But he must tackle a host of national shortcomings if he is to make a success of his new job IN A terse ruling on March 30th the judges of Kenya’s Supreme Court threw out petitions claiming that the presidential election held (with an [......
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 5th, 2013
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“Kenya is not only an important ally but a tremendous laboratory for Somaliland” “Somaliland does not have conflict with any country thus welcome positive diplomatic and economic relations from all” Kenya Dr Mahmud Abulahi Jama ‘Sifir By: Yusuf M Hasan HARGEISA (Indepthafrica) – The incoming Kenyan g...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Stephen A. Lamony The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) obliges states parties to cooperate with the Court in regards to its investigations and prosecutions. It is perhaps not too surprising then that Sudan, which never ratified the Rome Statute, has not cooperated with the Co...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 2nd, 2013
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MP salary battle will prove first test for new president after supreme court rules that his election victory was free and fair Simon Allison for Daily Maverick After five years of torturous build-up, one day of voting, nearly a full, unexpected week of counting and another two weeks of court battles,...