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ONE ON ONE: NEGOTIATING WITH SOMALI PIRATES

Two weeks ago on the 23rd of October, the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi was awash with journalists waiting to capture the faces of 26 men who were released from the hands of Somali pirates. In the hours that followed, the world learnt about the harrowing tales of mock executions and scarcity of food […]

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THE KILLER CROCODILES OF LAKE VICTORIA

The fisher-folk of East Africa’s largest fresh water lake, Lake Victoria are now becoming prey in the same waters they draw fish from. Crocodile attacks have increasingly made fishing a life threatening activity. More than 15 people have been killed by crocodiles in Lake Victoria since 2013. It is believed that the human-wildlife conflict is […]

 
 
 
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Kenya’s Food Insecurity VS Irrigation Schemes

Over 1.3 million Kenyans are facing severe hunger despite the country having over seven national irrigation schemes. There exists many more irrigation projects in 34 out of 47 counties. Presently, the national stores have only 731,000 bags of maize yet 4 million bags are needed to feed those starving. Is there any correlation between irrigation […]

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BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: NYERI QUARRY WORKERS DEFY AL-SHABAAB BULLETS

It’s hot, it’s dusty and the work is back-breaking but quarry workers in Mandera have to grapple with another major hurdle- insecurity. More than 40 quarry workers have lost their lives in Al-Shabaab attacks in this border County in the last three years. Most of those who died were from Nyeri County in Central Kenya, […]

 
 
 
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YOUR STORY: “THE REFUGEE CAMP IS LIKE AN OPEN PRISON”

Meet Brownkey Abdullahi, a 23-year-old refugee woman born and brought up in Dadaab Refugee Camp, the biggest refugee camp in the world. Growing up in Dadaab, she considers herself a Dadaabian by nationality; neither a Kenyan nor a Somali. With thousands of followers on social media, and a far reaching blog, she documents her journey […]

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ONE ON ONE: FEEDING THE MILLIONS

It is campaign season in Somalia. Politicians are busy jostling for seats in the political arena but millions of people in Somalia are food insecure. Organisations such as the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) are sounding the alarm. According to the Food Security & Nutrition Analysis Unit, Over 1.1 million people […]

 
 
 
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KIFO CHA MENDE – Sehemu ya Pili

Ushahidi kuhusu mauaji ya kiholela na kupotea kwa watu nchini Kenya unaashiria matukio haya yanatekelezwa na vyombo vya usalama. Idara ya usalama  ingali inashikilia kuwa haihusiki kwa vyovyote vile. Ikiwa maafisa wa usalama hawahusiki, kwa nini hawafanyi uchunguzi ilhali imo ndani ya uwezo wao kufanya hivyo? Sehemu ya Pili ya Kifo cha Mende inaangazia matukio […]

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Where Are Our Children? Part 2

Service with dignity. That is the promise made by the national police service to the public, among the few mottos and pledges that the country’s security apparatus commits to. Yet, on an almost weekly basis, this is being challenged, in the deaths of citizens across the country. Yet, for all their sins, Kenya’s security agencies […]

 
 
 
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Where Are Our Children? Part One

No less than four different organisations that monitor Human Rights abuses have agreed that members of Kenya’s security agencies are needlessly executing hundreds of Kenyans. Facts have been given, numbers have been produced, but all of these have been rebuffed by a government that, as recently as this week, claims that these are all rumours, […]

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Kifo Cha Mende: Sehemu ya Kwanza

Katika Kenya ya sasa, mauaji ya kiholela imekuwa desturi ya maisha. Si nadra kusikia watu wametoweka katika njia za kutatanisha wasipatikane tena. Iwapo watapatikana, basi watakuwa wameuawa. Hili limekuwa likiendelea kwa miaka mingi huku idara ya usalama ikidaiwa kuhusika. Makala Kifo cha Mende yanaangazia baadhi ya mauaji ya kiholela na kutoweka kwa watu nchini Kenya.

 
 
 
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