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Protesters in Nairobi Demand an End to Extra Judicial Killing

Following the tragic deaths of Willie Kimani, Josephat Mwendwa and Joseph Muiruri in Nairobi, human rights organisations, the Law Society of Kenya and other concerned citizens decided they had enough. So on Monday the 4th of July they gathered at Freedom corner to march to the inspector general’s office and deliver a petition to stop […]

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Your Story: Fisher of Crocodiles?

Fishing is still one of the major economic pillars in Western Kenya. Yet the perils of nature still plague the fishermen. Ramadhan Omari, a survivor of a crocodile attack, tells us his story.

 
 
 
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A Closer Look At the Anti IEBC Protests

On Monday, 6th June, protestors in Kisumu, Western Kenya, clashed with Police in a day-long fight that degenerated from the original intent of their demonstration; to put pressure on officials from Kenya’s Electoral body to resign. What unfolded was the ugly side of many protests in Kenya – death from excessive use of force by […]

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Your Story: How Alcohol Has Ruined the Life of Kenya’s Top Medical Student

A bright University medical student narrates how chronic alcoholism has ruined his life and repeatedly delayed his completion of studies. Prolonged drinking binges have caused him to skip many examinations and seen him discontinued by the University of Nairobi more than once. His numerous attempts to cut back on his drinking have been unsuccessful. He […]

 
 
 
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A Tale of Two Female Gangsters

Two women find themselves in different situations, both of these women end up in crime. In this continuation of our series on female gangsters, we look at how the real pressures of life can turn one sour – and what this means.

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A Difficult Tusk: Curbing Ivory Trade in Africa

African countries keep burning tons of elephant tusks to curb ivory trade. This however has had little impact on the level of ivory demand in Asia and elsewhere in the world. Thousands of elephants still die every year. Africa Uncensored documents the destruction of ivory in the continent and possible solutions to the elephant poaching […]

 
 
 
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What Practical Steps Can Be Taken After Kanjo Kingdom?

How do we get the hawkers safe trading spaces? How do we ensure the city inspectorate officers don’t go around as lords of their own? Following the Kanjo Kingdom series, Africa Uncensored looks at some of the practical steps that can be taken to stop this menace.

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Corruption by Order of Law: Kenya’s “magical” Public Procurement Guide

Public Procurement is a real problem area for Kenya’s government, with billions of shillings lost through corrupt procurement processes. But what if skewed procurement wasn’t the exception, but the rule? Research conducted by the Society for International Development has unveiled gross institutionalized corruption in procurement, taking the form of the one legal document that is […]

 
 
 
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Kibubusa Cha Kanjo, Sehemu Ya Nne

Katika sehemu ya nne na ya mwisho, mwanahabari mpenzi Mohammed Ali annangazia benki za siri zinazotumiwa na baadhi ya maafisa wafisadi wa Baraza la Jiji la nairobi kuficha pesa za hongo wanazozipat kutoka kwa wachuuzi. Miongoni mwa maafisa hao rekodi ya mpesa imeonyesha kuwa WasiWasi alikuwa amepokea shilingi milioni kumi na nane.

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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Murder Money and M-Pesa: Kanjo Kingdom (Part 4)

How does money extorted from informal traders on the streets of Nairobi wind up in the formal economy? The answer lies in one of Kenya’s most cherished inventions; mobile money transfer service, M-pesa. The final episode of Kanjo Kingdom tracks the liquid cash that corrupt City Inspectorate officers have taken from hawkers, and has a […]

 
 
 
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