Nairobi

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 31st, 2014
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Three near-simultaneous blasts in downtown Nairobi have killed at least six people, according to Kenyan officials. The blasts occurred in an area known for its large Somali population. Police said three blasts targeted two small restaurants and a local clinic in a densely populated area of the Eastle...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 27th, 2014
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Live: An unsafe Kenya will be high on the to say list for president Uhuru Kenyatta when he makes his state of the nation address in parliament. Live streaming video by Ustream...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 22nd, 2014
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By FPJ Bureau Nairobi : Kenya’s parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said on Friday. The bill, which amended existing marriage legislation, was passed on Thursday to formalise customa...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2014
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Refugees and Leaders of the Ogaden separatist group face increasing human-rights abuses. By Les Neuhaus, mintpressnews Refugees in Kenya who come from Ethiopia’s eastern Ogaden region, where the predominant population is ethnically Somali, are calling on the Kenyan government to protect them as haras...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 30th, 2014
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Nairobi, Kenya: Kenyan police are investigating alleged abduction of two top officials of Ethiopia’s Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) from outside a popular restaurant in Upper Hill, Nairobi. The two who were identified as Mr Sulub Ahmed and Ali Hussein were members of the ONLF negotiation tea...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2014
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Binyavanga Wainaina speaks at a forum in Nairobi, Kenya, April 2013. Photograph: Dai Kurokawa/EPA 11 July, 2000. This is not the right version of events. Hey mum. I was putting my head on her shoulder, that last afternoon before she died. She was lying on her hospital bed. Kenyatta. Intensive Care. C...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Nov 28th, 2013
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By FPIF Somalia’s power-sharing system has failed. By Nafisa G. Santur In most of the world’s parliamentary democracies, it’s rare to see presidents and prime ministers bickering, since their roles and responsibilities are more or less distinct and rarely overlap. However, in many African governments...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 5th, 2013
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By Mohamed Faarah Nairobi (Ogadentoday Press) Ogaden Community members in Kenya and ONLF, Ogaden National Liberation Front officials held a conference In Nairobi on Monday. The meeting was attended by around hundreds members from the community, including,, men, women, youth, Traditional leaders, medi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 4th, 2013
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By; Kiflu Hussain When you live in East Africa In the vicinity of Kenya; When you collate Books like IT’s OUR TURN TO EAT With what you see in flesh Where democratically elected MPs Pass draconian Bills Just to piss of those Who coveted their turn To gorge themselves; Then you know Kenya’s vibrancy I...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 29th, 2013
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Bawza 104 Tensions mount in Eritrea: thousands of young people detained and air travel is curtailed The regime in Eritrea has been conducting mass raids and arrests (giffa) detaining thousands of people of ‘military age’ (18-50) and sending them to military training centres in Sawa, Wea and Barentu. ...