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Kanjo Kingdom: One Year Later

It has been one year since Africa Uncensored and HUYO exposed the goings on within Nairobi City County’s Inspectorate. We revealed a cabal of corrupt officers who used violence, threats and the power of their officers to force thousands of hawkers into paying them bribes. What has changed, one year later? What do some of […]

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I’ll Be Voting For The “Lesser Evil”

As Kenya’s General Election approaches, the pool of candidates from which voters will choose keeps widening. This week on #MyVoterStory, Lillian Ng’ang’a, a 22-year old University student, explains why she has resigned to there being bad leaders in Kenya. She will be voting for the “lesser” evil leaders on 8th August 2017. #MyVoterStory #Elections2017KE

 
 
 
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Women’s day in a ”man’s world”

From enduring labour pain, taking care of children and the entire family to crafting a career for themselves, the role of women in society can’t be underestimated yet only 50 percent of working-age women are represented in the labour force globally while men account for 76 percent of the same. Women rights activists have for […]

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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‘Most Kenyans Are Not Looking At The Quality Of The Candidates’

Ethnicity is a major factor in Kenyan politics. Tribes are seen more as singular voting blocs than as communities of people with diverse political views and interests, and politicians do not seem keen on changing this. Will Kenya outgrow this? In #MyVoterStory segment this week, we feature Philip Murgor, a Kenyan lawyer who says he […]

 
 
 
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Bribe Us! We’ll Still Vote In Who We Want

BRIBE US! WE’LL STILL VOTE IN WHO WE WANT! – Dealing with voter bribery in Kisumu County. Exactly 5 years ago on March 4 th , Kenyans went to the polls in the first election under a new constitution. While they voted under a new legal regime, voter bribery, one of the country’s bad old […]

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My Voter Story-Dennis Mbae

Africa Uncensored reporter Dennis Mbae will be voting in a General Election in Kenya for the first time on 8th August 2017. He is among millions of young people who hope their vote will count in the 50+1 arithmetic. In his #MyVoterStory, he explains why the value of a single vote is inestimable. #MyVoterStory #Elections2017KE

 
 
 
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Ballots Behind Kenya’s Jail Bars

Kenya’s electoral body concluded the registration of prisoners as voters on 27th February 2017 paving way for inmates to cast their ballot for the first time in history. The General Election will be held on 8th August 2017. Africa Uncensored was at Lang’ata Women Maximum Prison on the first and last day of voter registration […]

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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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 […]

 
 
 
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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 […]

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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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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