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Kanjo Kingdom: The Numbers

Watch a trailer of Africa Uncensored‘s Kanjo Kingdom here:

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No Country for Cartoonists – The Exit of GADO Mwapembwa

JAN: “If you could draw a picture of what you felt the moment you received the news, what would it be?”

GADO: “I don’t know!” (Chuckles) “ I was blank!”
It takes a very powerful moment to make a man who has spent almost a quarter of a century filling out blank canvasses with witty cartoons to be, well, blank. Then again, it isn’t every day that you get the news that you are out of a job. After 23 years.

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Killing Asnina: The trouble with investigating murder in Northern Kenya

  
12:15 PM: It was the kind of heat that should have darkened the complexions of the many brown faces clumped in small groups in the middle of a hot Mandera afternoon. The sun, though, wasn’t responsible for their pained expressions. Every last person gathered on the outskirts of the town had come to witness the digging up of Asnina Musa Sheikh’s grave, as if laying their eyes on her corpse would lift the shroud of mystery around her death that engulfed the town, just like the days oppressive heat.

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