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Does Your Leader Come With Baggage?

According to a coalition of civil society organizations called the National Integrity Alliance, 1,600 or 10% of all the candidates running in this year’s General Election should not be running at all. The alliance claims that they all fall short against the standards set in the Kenyan Constitution. However, does integrity matter to Kenyans when […]

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We’ll Be Watching You

It is every Kenyan’s expectation and hope that the leaders they elect in the upcoming General Elections will live up to a certain set of values and deliver on the promises they made during the campaigns. Edwin Kuria, a first-time voter, is hoping that his vote will bring about change in the tide of what’s […]

 
 
 
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My Silent Cry As A Deaf

The hearing community in Kenya has long been deaf to the needs of deaf people. Among the most neglected is the need to give the deaf priority to vote during elections. Caroline Aoko has experienced this first hand. As Kenyans go the polls on 8th August 2017, she plans to use her vote to amplify […]

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Safaricom: The Company That Will Run Kenya?

Safaricom had yet another year of jaw-dropping profits, so big that few people noticed that for the first time in six years, It had less than six billion shillings in its account? Does that mean the mobile service provider is in trouble? Quite the opposite. Less cash now likely means that Safaricom is looking to […]

 
 
 
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Your Story: When Fighting Crime Breeds More Crime

What drives young people into crime? The young woman in this story has seen it all. Married shortly after finishing her secondary education, she has seen it all. After the extra-judicial execution of her husband in cold blood, she was forced to go into crime in order to fend for her child. Are we breeding […]

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My Voter Story: Jane Mbithe

For Jane Mbithe, a Mathare resident, the rising cost of living which has seen the price of the commodities she sells at her small business rise, has convinced her that her vote is her ultimate weapon; the one thing she can hold on to and use to be heard by the government of the day. […]

 
 
 
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139 reasons to vote for a female MP in Kenya

Will you be voting for a woman in the upcoming general election? That is a question that Kenya’s entire electorate should think about – and think hard. Kenyans need to elect 139 women to parliament for the next August house to stand as legal. This video shows you why that’s almost impossible.

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Filling Africa’s Healthcare Funding Gap

The move by the US to cut funding to some organisations involved in healthcare is increasing the need for African nations to mobilise their domestic resources and foster existing partnerships. Among them are six countries under the Global Financing Facility which converged in Nairobi, Kenya in April 2017 to be trained on health budget advocacy. […]

 
 
 
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My Voter Story – Elijah Kanyi

In 2013, Africa Uncensored’s cameraman Elijah Kanyi vied for the parliamentary seat in Mathare Constituency, Nairobi but lost. His decision was informed by the desire to transform the place he was born and raised. In his #MyVoterStory, he explains why he is not seeking any elective post this time round but will still cast the […]

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The Golden Garbage of Kenya’s Capital – Part 2

In some parts of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, uncollected garbage is more than a nuisance, it is a daily health hazard that those living next to it have to contend with. In Mathare, one of the city’s largest informal settlements, a protest by residents there against the City Inspectorate’s failure to collect garbage had a surprisingly […]

 
 
 
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