When art imitates death: Artists capture the pain of murder victims and families.
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By Africa Uncensored — 2 months ago
Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has just jetted back into the country fresh from the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) that brought together all of the continent’s heads of state and government to China’s seat of power, Beijing. At the forum, Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway (SGR), which was unveiled in 2017, was hailed as one of the successes of China’s long-standing relationship with Africa. Read MorePost Views: 310
By John-Allan Namu — 1 year ago
In the first part of “The girl they didn’t love”, we reported on the long-term abuse of a 6-year-old girl from the Oshwal Community who we called Alika* in order to protect her identity. It is alleged that Alika suffered abuse while in the custody of her biological parents, two Indian Nationals who settled in Kenya. The headmistress of her school, Ms Bijal Shah, claims she noticed that Alika would come to school bearing injuries, and began making records of the same. She also claims that she reported the abuse to the Oshwal Education Relief Board as early as January 2015, but that nothing was done for more than three months.
Today we pick up the thread of this story as reported by Alika’s mother and father, Mr and Mrs J* (whose identities we must also conceal in order to protect their daughter’s).Post Views: 2,516
By Africa Uncensored — 5 months ago
For Onyango Otieno’s friends, depression was something new to them and they did not know how to handle it when he was going through it. Read MorePost Views: 316