By Joe Khamisi Two significant events occurred this week in the eastern African region that stewed emotions and anger of Kenyans in equal measure.
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Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.
Jonathan Ernst/Reuters By Dukhan Jundit The Government of the Republic of Kenya has moved to close down soon the Kakuma and Dadaab refugees camps.
By Judy Amunga-Ndibo Mheshimiwa, Jakom, Jatelo, Sibuor! All these names in our national Kiswahili language and your native Dholuo tribe simply mean that you are great! No ordinary man! No mere mortal! Bulls are being slaughtered in your honour! A brew has been made in your honour! Government budgets are being broken to meet […]
By Joe Khamisi The usually friendly but fragile relations between the United States and Kenya turned lukewarm this past week when the two countries appeared to differ on matters of security.
By Joe Khamisi Unless something unthinkable happens – either he turns down the appointment or Parliament refuses to approve – Joseph Nkaissery is certainly headed to the Office of the President as the second Cabinet Secretary for Interior and Coordinator of the National Government.
By Nene Tetteh Adusu
By Anant Mishra Introduction Nigeria has a history of Islamist sects within its borders. Not all have been violent movements, some existing peacefully in parallel with the state. And not all of Nigeria’s violent sects are Islamist; one such is the Ombatse cult, which clashed with security forces in Nasarawa state in May 2013.
By Sylvain Muyali Jamil Mukulu, head of the Ugandan Allied Democratic Forces (ADF / NALU) rebel group, has been arrested in the locality of Kagezi, situated on the border between the Republic of Kenya and Tanzania.