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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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Four Days to Avoid Jail Term

Four Days to Avoid Jail Term A Kenyan judge has given the Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Union officials five more days to end the nationwide strike or risk prison term. The clock is ticking towards Judge Hellen Wasilwa’s ultimatum, however, the doctors aren’t softening their stance just yet. The medics have told Africa uncensored […]

 
 
 
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Painting the Dead: How artists are using the brush to address extra-judicial killings

The American sculptor, Duane Hanson once said, “Art doesn’t have to be pretty. It has to be meaningful.” Although its interpretation depends on the mind of the viewer, art is indeed a powerful tool. In Kenya, cases of extra-judicial killings carried out allegedly by the security agencies have been on the rise but the government […]

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“I DON’T KNOW WHAT TO TELL THE WOMEN”

Coastal Kenya is known for its alluring beaches and rich cultural heritage but over the past few years, unexplained murders and disappearances of terror suspects has become a common aspect of daily life. On the 7th of December this year, HAKI Africa, a non-governmental organization based in Mombasa released a report detailing 81 extrajudicial killings […]

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KIZZA BESIGYE: MY LIFE IS A STRUGGLE

In Kasangati, a few miles from Kampala lies a house that’s regarded as a ” state house” although not recognised by Ugandan law. The Ugandan opposition leader Kizza Besigye and his close political allies run a number of errands from this compound including press conferences and other close door party meetings. The opposition leader is […]

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Your Story: A Man’s Race Against Time

Cancer is the third leading cause of mortality in Kenya accounting for 7% of annual deaths. While there are different types of cancer, bone cancer is one of most fatal. No one understands this better than 23-year-old Abdiaziz Aden. He was diagnosed with bone cancer five years ago while undergoing treatment for a leg injury […]

 
 
 
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YOUR STORY: THE FAITHFUL DRIVER

Africa has one of the highest levels of youth unemployment globally with nearly half of the university students who graduate annually failing to get jobs. While skills and expertise are among key prerequisites to being considered for a job, the concept of trust is sometimes overlooked by both job seekers and prospective employers. Africa Uncensored’s […]

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The impact of Kenya’s withdrawal from South Sudan

Kenya’s decision to pull out its troops from the UN mission in South Sudan is likely to affect the peace process in the war-torn country. The withdrawal is a response to the sacking of Kenyan UN Commander in South Sudan Lt-Gen Johnson Mogoa Kimani. Political analyst and University of Nairobi lecturer, Professor Herman Manyora, describes […]

 
 
 
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