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Pope begins historic African tour

Dominic Burbidge | 25 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, Central African Republic, Kenya, Pope Francis, Uganda
Some areas are in an active war zone.

On the cusp of an African energy revolution

Mathew Otieno | 12 November 2015 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Kenya, solar energy

True grit: the secret of Kenyan runners

Paul M. Kioko | 08 September 2015 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: athletics, Kenya

Behind Kenya’s harsh penal code

Michael Cook | 30 July 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: homosexuality, Kenya

A note to Obama: don’t lecture Kenyans on gay rights

Mathew Otieno | 29 July 2015 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: Barack Obama, Kenya, same-sex marriage

Making sense of horrific violence in Kenya

Jennifer Brass | 06 April 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, Somalia, terrorist attack
The Kenyan government should bear part of the blame.

Somalia’s anarchy spreads

Samuel M. Makinda | 24 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, Somalia, terrorism
The Westgate mall attack threatens the security of the whole world, not just East Africa.

Mandate of the People

Tom Odhiambo | 01 February 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, entrepreneurship, Kenya, politics, poverty
Politics can be dirty, but it will be cleaner if decent people get involved.

Meet my heroine

Eric Kathenya | 01 February 2013 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: books, heroes, Kenya

Kenya shaping up to reap a demographic dividend

Seamus Grimes | 27 November 2012 | FEATURES |  
tags: corruption, demographic dividend, Kenya
But violence born of poverty and ethnic rivalries demand that leaders look beyond their own political agendas.

The battle of the sexes in Kenya

Carolyn Moynihan | 31 July 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Kenya, marriage, modesty
A survey asks Kenyan men and women what annoys them most about one another. Their responses are revealing.

Can Kenya’s invasion of Somalia be justified?

| 26 October 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: Africa, just war, Kenya, Somalia
There is a long history behind Kenya’s recent incursion into the territory of its northern neighbour.

Judge appointments spark gay rights debate in Kenya

Martyn Drakard | 06 June 2011 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, Kenya, same-sex marriage
Will gay law reform be on the agenda if two controversial nominees interpret the country's new constitution?

Kenyans divided over new constitution

Martyn Drakard | 08 April 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, Kenya
More strife, not less, is likely if Kenyans approve a constitution which allows abortion.

Kenya’s World Cup farce

Joseph Magiri | 11 December 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: Kenya, soccer, World Cup
Soccer fever has gripped Kenya in the lead-up to the World Cup in South Africa next year.

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