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By IndepthAfrica
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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...
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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 [&he...
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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,...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 30th, 2013
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By Jerry Okungu,The Star column Kenya hosts the third largest UN complex outside the US and Europe. For decades now, Kenya has been the landing pad for many operations – military, humanitarian and rescue missions – in the Horn of Africa and the larger Great Lakes Region, South Sudan, Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 22nd, 2013
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Treatment of Kenyan football team turns into epic hashtag battle. Kenya and Nigeria battled on Twitter Thursday, as #SomeoneTellKenya and #SomeoneTellNigeria trended worldwide. The online clash erupted when news broke of the poor accommodations provided to the Harambee Stars, Kenya’s national f...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 19th, 2013
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By Gabrial Pager Ajang The imperialism and colonialism spearheaded by the German, British and French governments created social-economic and political perils in Africa. The geographical continent of Africa was curved at the Berlin Conference without natives’ consent. The Frence’s policy of Assimilati...