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How to Disband the IEBC – What The Kenyan Constitution Says

Kenyans are supposed to go to the polls in August 2017. That’s according to the Kenyan Constitution – but the nation is currently in the throes of a dilemma about its electoral body’s credibility to oversee this crucial election. With memories of the 2007 General Election that precipitated widespread violence not far behind, Africa Uncensored […]

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Kenyan Children Suffer from Skin Disease with no cure.

A growing number of children in Wajir County are battling a rare genetic skin disorder that has made them repulsive to the community. Doctors say the skin condition, known as Ichthyosis Vulgaris, is incurable and that those affected can only learn to manage it throughout their lifetime. Africa Uncensored documents how these children and their […]

 
 
 
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Kenyan Truck Drivers Stranded in South Sudan

Kenya’s National carrier, Kenya Airways has resumed flights to South Sudan’s capital, Juba. The Government of Kenya says that it has also created contact channels for citizens currently stranded in South Sudan, but is it aware of the many individuals who are stuck in various parts of the city and country, far from help, running […]

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A Return to Peace? South Sudan calls for a Ceasefire

Peace in South Sudan is still elusive despite five years of self-rule. Unsuccessful power negotiations between President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar have thrown the young nation into a political turmoil resulting in hundreds of deaths. Although calm has been restored in the capital Juba, the latest spark of violence has left […]

 
 
 
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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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