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My Voter Story – Sheena Makena

In the March 2013 election, the average age of the female voter in Nairobi was 35, and like many other parts of Kenya, there were far more registered male voters than there were female registered voters, with 236,612 more men registered than women. The reasons why there were fewer women on the ballot in Kenya’s […]

If you give a thousand shillings to a man in the street who promises to multiply it, you’re the problem — Bishop Oginde #MakriYaInjili Tweet This
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Philip Murgor: The Political Novice Who Would Be President?

If the courtroom was a boxing ring, Kenyan lawyer Philip Murgor would be a prizefighter. Murgor once served as the country’s Director of Public Prosecutions. There he gained a reputation as an uncompromising, even overzealous crusader in the fight against corruption, something that would later see him kicked out of the office. He blames his […]

 
 
 
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My Voter Story-John-Allan Namu

The numbers from the just concluded Mass Voter Registration exercise undertaken by Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission are in. They have registered 3.7 million voters against a target of 6.1 million new voters. Has apathy set in to the mindset of the voter? Today, Africa Uncensored’s John-Allan Namu shares his #MyVoterStory and why he […]

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My Voter Story: Steve Biko

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has been conducting what it calls a mass voter registration exercise from the 19th of January and will run until Tuesday the 14th of February 2017. Millions of Kenyans are expected to register as new voters while others are likely to transfer their vote to other polling stations. Does […]

 
 
 
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My Voter Story: Joy Kirigia

What determines the winner in an election is the number of voters who cast their ballot in favour of him or her. This is common at least in all major democracies and as Kenyans go to the polls on the 8th of August 2017, the winner will have to garner at least 50% of all […]

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Famine May Rear Its Head In Somalia

Somalia just like most other parts of the Eastern Africa region has experienced failed rains in 2016 and the drought situation is threatening lives and livelihoods. Dead animals and malnourished children are a common sight in some parts of the country. According to Richard Trenchard, the Somalia representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the […]

 
 
 
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Murder At The Airstrip

At the crack of dawn on the 10th February 1984, Kenya security forces raided Wagalla in Wajir County, North Eastern region and allegedly killed hundreds of people from the Somali Degodia clan. The massacre lasted for four days in a disarmament exercise that remains one of the worst cases of human rights violation in the […]

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Seven Kenyan Doctors Freed by Court of Appeal

Seven Kenyan doctors jailed for contempt of court have today walked to freedom after the Court of Appeal released them unconditionally. The appellate court overturned an earlier one-month jail term handed to them by the High Court on 13th February 2017. This paves way for resumption of negotiations  this time led jointly by the Law […]

 
 
 
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Lakipia Land Invasions

Hundreds of heavily armed herdsmen have in the recent past pushed thousands of cattle into conservancies and ranches in Laikipia County in Kenya’s Central Rift region. At least one person has been killed in the ensuing clashes between rangers protecting wildlife in these ranches and the herders. Millions of dollars worth of property has also […]

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The Empty Incubators

On an ordinary day, Thika Level 5 Hospital in Kiambu County has all of ten of its baby incubators in use, but by yesterday, only one was occupied. The nurse who was present attributed this to the doctors’ strike which has entered its 59th day worsening the plight of patients. The fate of pre-term babies […]

 
 
 
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