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Podcast: Hatima ya Upinzani Afrika Mashariki

Matukio ya kisiasa ya hivi karibuni nchini Kenya, Uganda na Tanzania yanatoa taswira ya upinzani unaoendelea kuzidiwa nguvu na serikali. Lakini nini hasa kimesababisha hali kuwa hivi? Mwanahabari wa Africa Uncensored, Dennis Mbae, anatafuta majibu kwenye makala ifuatayo:

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Kenya’s New Education Curriculum: Are the Schools Ready?

In the second part of our series on Kenya’s new education curriculum, Africa Uncensored‘s Joy Kirigia looks at the preparedness of the country.

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Faced With Extinction, Can East Africa’s Opposition Parties Survive?

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga and his Ugandan counterpart Dr. Kizza Besigye have peculiar similarities. Both have unsuccessfully contested in multiple presidential elections and sworn themselves in as Presidents. Should they fail to clinch the presidency in their lifetime, they will have an even more striking commonality; that of never reaching the Promised Land like the Biblical Moses.

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Raila “Swearing In”: One Staunch Supporter’s Journey to Canaan

Bernard, who we featured in #InTribeWeTrust, is a diehard supporter of opposition coalition NASA and its leader Raila Odinga. Africa Uncensored‘s John-Allan Namu followed Bernard Ochieng as he joined other supporters to witness Mr Odinga being “sworn in” on 30th January 2018, at Nairobi’s historic Uhuru Park.

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What You Need to Know About Kenya’s New Education Curriculum

Beginning this month, learners across Kenya’s 28,000 primary schools are witnessing the rollout of a new education system after a successful pilot that ran from May 2017. The 2-6-3-3 system replaces the 32-year-old 8-4-4 system of education that was inaugurated under the government of then President Daniel Moi.

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In Tribe We Trust

Sometimes, the most difficult thing to do, is to look into a mirror. Yet for almost all of the 55 years that Kenya has been independent, we have yet to collectively search our conscience and ask ourselves why it is that every five years, Kenyans have died during the country’s heated political season. The 2017 electoral period may have ended, but the bitter undertones of tribalism still swim beneath the skin of millions, in a country that is, let’s face it, deeply divided. Why?

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Kabila Kwanza

Ukabila nchini Kenya umeathiri kwa muda mrefu jinsi Wakenya wamekuwa wakipiga kura kwenye uchaguzi mkuu. Hii ni kutokana na imani kuwa kiongozi wa kabila la mtu akitawala basi mtu huyo atafaidi kwa njia moja au nyingine. Lakini mara nyingi hili huwa si kweli. Mwanahabari wa Africa Uncensored, Dennis Mbae, anaangazia athari za siasa za ukabila hapa nchini na suluhu yake kwenye makala yafuatayo.

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The Plunder Route to Panama

The Panama Papers revealed that numerous African politicians have stored wealth in off-shore accounts.  But how did the money get there? A transnational team of reporters in seven African countries investigated looting by their rulers.

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Electricity at all costs

It is another hot day in Kribi, a booming coastal city of 80,000 people that’s located 300 kilometres from the capital of Cameroon, Yaoundé. Kribi sits on a road that stretches along a rainforest, one of the largest in Africa, before it begins to follow the coastline. Off the coast lie the gas reserves of Sanaga South.

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The forgotten struggle of Kenyan indigenous people

In the Rift Valley region of Kenya, Simon Sencho looks at the mountains that surround the village which used to be his home. He’s one of a thousand Maasai people who had to move, to give way to the Olkaria geothermal plant.

Meanwhile, 380 kilometres north, in Marsabit County, a separate group of about 1,200 indigenous people have been resettled to a different part of the Lake Turkana region to make way for a wind farm.

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