WHO IS BEHIND THE PLOT TO RED-CARD KENYA OPPOSITION LEADER RAILA ODINGA?

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By

Joe Khamisi

Something rather fishy is going on within the ranks of the Kenya Orange Democratic Movement (ODM). It could be a small kerfuffle by a group of disgruntled lowly placed party officials, but it could also be the beginning of a full scale power struggle at the top, aiming at undermining Raila Odinga as the supreme leader of the opposition party. Or, it could be agents provocateurs in the ruling Jubilee trying to destabilize ODM.

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THE EDUCATIONAL EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN

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Anant Mishra

Education is a fundamental human right and a crucial part of any strategy to improve the well being and quality of life of societies. The importance of education in functioning as workers, citizens and fulfilled members of societies is increasing but tremendous barriers to education remain.

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CHIEF MAGISTRATE ORDERED TO ALLOW JOURNALISTS IN COURT

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Robert Ssewankambo

The High Court of Uganda at Kampala has ordered the Buganda Road Chief Magistrate, Lilian Buchyana to allow journalists and the public to report and attend the trial of Ronald Poteri who is accused of leaking secret audio recordings between the Inspector General of Police Maj. Gen Kale Kayihura and some ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party youths.

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DEVISING MEASURES TO ADDRESS AND STABILISE FAILING ECONOMIES

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Anant Mishra

The financial crisis seems to be an inexhaustible issue, continuously drawing the attention of economists worldwide. However, while countries are steadily recovering and economies are slowly healing, the epicentre of the problem seems to be shifting to a new direction: what about the countries which are still unable to make ends meet? Within the Eurozone, the measures highly indebted countries took to escape the grips of recession haven’t seemed effective.

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TRANSFORMING ARAB ECONOMIES INTO KNOWLEDGE ECONOMIES

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By

Anant Mishra

In order to familiarise with the topic, it is essential to understand what one means by knowledge economy.

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POETRY

 

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Ilona Martonfi

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KENYA’S WILLIAM RUTO WILL NEED MORE THAN UHURU’S NOD TO WIN THE PRESIDENCY IN FUTURE

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By

Joe Khamisi

Until now, William Samoei Ruto has performed remarkably well as Deputy President of the Republic of Kenya.

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THE SYRIAN TUNNEL AND THE SPRING

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Fadi Elhusseini

When the first spontaneous explosions of the Arab democratic revolutions erupted in Tunisia in December 2010, many were hoping that this revolt might usher in a new beginning for the whole region. When Egypt joined Tunisia a few weeks later, hopes mounted and everyone started to think that the long-awaited moment had finally arrived.

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MEMBERS OF NYATURA SURRENDER ARMS IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

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Sylvain Muyali

Eight members of the militia group Nyatura, including two senior officers, previously active in Katoyi, in the Masisi territory of North Kivu surrendered to the provincial governor Julien Paluku Kahongya on Monday 13th October.

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