Kenya’s Next Endangered Animal

By John-Allan Namu “They call me Mr. Punda!” It is not an insult to be called Mr. Donkey when you are John Kariuki. If anything, he flashes a toothy grin while referring to his moniker. Donkeys have been making him a lot of money, but not quite in the way …

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THE LONELY WARRIOR: Post Traumatic Stress and the Kenya Defence Forces.

  By Judith Mwobobia “Many a veteran’s wife has said, “What’s wrong with you? We were just at your mother’s funeral and you didn’t shed a tear. You didn’t even look sad. You just looked like a block of stone.” Excerpt from Odysseus in America On an otherwise fine day …

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Kifo Cha Mende Sehemu Ya Pili

Na Dennis Mbae Katika sehemu ya kwanza ya makala Kifo Cha Mende, tuliangazia baadhi ya visa vya mauaji ya kiholela na watu kutoweka kwa njia tatanishi nchini Kenya katika miaka ya hivi karibuni. Licha ya matukio haya kuongezeka na ushahidi kuashiria yanatekelezwa na vyombo vya usalama, idara ya usalama ingali …

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Kifo Cha Mende, Sehemu ya Kwanza

Na Dennis Mbae,  Picha: Africa Uncensored. Nchi ya Kenya ina sifa nyingi za kipekee. Baadhi yake ni ubingwa katika mashindano ya riadha na vivutio maalum vya utalii. Hivi majuzi, Kenya iliandikisha historia kwa kuwa taifa la kwanza ulimwenguni kuzindua dawa ya kifua kikuu ya watoto inayoyeyuka majini na yenye ladha …

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Protests in Zimbabwe continue despite government ban

by Donald Mukota Protestors comprising of the elderly, young adults men and women, some of them with babies strapped on their backs and the youth gather in the Africa Unity Square (also known as the Dzamara Square). Itai Dzamara disappeared more than one and half years ago after he launched …

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Kenya Trudges on, Three Years After Westgate Attack

Today marks three years since the Westgate terror attack that left 67 people dead and scores others injured. Karanja Nzisa, a writer based in Nairobi gives his perspective on what the security agencies have done to avert such attacks. by Karanja Nzisa Sometime last year on an ominous Sunday afternoon, …

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Zimbabwe: Political Alliances and the Flag that Binds

by Donald Mukota In the 36 years that Robert Mugabe and his ruling party Zanu PF have presided over the affairs of Zimbabwe, it seems the thought of Zimbabweans demanding accountability, true democracy, and good governance never came to mind. The elderly, the disabled, youth and children in Zimbabwe have …

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The Story Behind Co-operative Bank’s Move on Interest Caps

Words: Emmanuel Were If you walk into most Co-operative Bank branches, chances are that it will take you less than 10 minutes to deposit cash or a cheque into an account. The cash deposit will not be handled by an employee of the bank. Instead, it will be an agent …

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Troubleshooting the Next Kenya General Election

by Andrew Franklin, Managing Director, BBA JD Whether held 8 August 2017, some time in December 2017 or even as late March 2018 Kenya’s next General Elections must be free, fair and genuinely credible; anything less would plunge the country back into the dark days of Post Election Violence (PEV) …

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