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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...
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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...
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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...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 18th, 2013
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Two weeks after Kenyans went to the polls, the runner-up in the presidential race is challenging the result in court. The country has so far maintained peace throughout the process, which is continuing to throw the hurdles of democracy at anyone who hoped this would be over quickly. By GREG NICOLSON....
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 15th, 2013
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Lessons from 2013 electoral process Horace Campbell The peoples of Kenya voted in an electoral process on 4 March 2013. There were six differing elections held on that day with the contests for president, 47 governors, 47 senators, 47 county women’s representatives, 290 members of the National Assemb...
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Mar 11th, 2013
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UHURU Kenyatta’s narrow win over Raila Odinga in last week’s Kenyan election may be subject to judicial review and both candidates are to be congratulated for agreeing to respect this process. Rushing to congratulate the winner for a first-round victory as President Jacob Zuma did so on Saturday risk...
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Mar 11th, 2013
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By Steve Paterno Kenyan went polling in huge number and for the first time to test the country’s new constitution. The voting is conducted peaceful, with observers acknowledging its fairness and transparency. However, with electronic glitches, causing the delay in counting, the people’s anxiety was h...
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Mar 6th, 2013
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Ibtimes As provisional results from the Kenyan presidential election roll in, things are looking up for Uhuru Kenyatta, who has been indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of crimes against humanity and may face a trial this year at The Hague. Voter turnout was high on Monday, when a...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 5th, 2013
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With provisional results still trickling in for the Kenya elections 2013, Presidential candidate of the Eagle Party, Mr. Peter Kenneth has conceded defeat. He announced this on twitter, thanking all who believed and voted for him. He said in his tweet that “I thank those who believed & vote...
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Mar 5th, 2013
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By Abdul Ghelleh I have no firsthand experience when the Somali state in which I grew up collapsed in 1991. At the time, I lived thousands of miles away in Southern England. And I have not even seen a functioning state-anywhere in the world-get closer to a state of disintegration for some reason or a...