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Inmates in South African prison claim being assaulted by guards

Posted on 28 October 2013

Hillary Clinton in Africa August 2012

Posted on 10 August 2012

VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to VOA State Department correspondent Scott Stearns about U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Africa trip. The discussion includes an analysis of Clinton’s comments on China’s surging interested in Africa.

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Kenyan police confiscates 25,000 tones of illegally imported sugar

Posted on 27 April 2011

Morans and Samburus leave differences aside

Posted on 26 September 2010

In Northern Kenya, the Morans and Samburus communities are notorious for fighting against each other leaving hundreds dead every year. This is unfortunately an unknown conflict that the media seldom reports. In 2008, when I traveled to this region I was shocked to hear that tens of people were killed in the conflict days before […]

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Nigerian President passed away

Posted on 06 May 2010

This is the first analysis of President Umaru Yar’adua after the announcement of his untimely death. (via Africa is a country) Yar’adua will perhaps be remembered for being the first Nigerian politician to declare his wealth upon taking office. My condolences to the Nigerian people and, like Texas in Africa, I hope the transition to […]

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Knock, Knock. “Who’s there?” – “It’s me, Malaria”

Posted on 26 April 2010

The rainy season is about to commence. With it, a new cycle of malaria mosquitoes are about to make new victims.  NTV Kenya has an interesting material on malaria programs in Uganda:


Sam Ongeri still in denial

Posted on 10 March 2010

Sam Ongeri is at the center of a political scandal between Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki and Prime-minister Raila Odinga. When the prime minister asked Ongeri to step down on allegations of corruption and funds mismanagement, Kibaki overturned his decision creating yet another controversy in East Africa’s most corrupt country (according to Transparency International). Today, Mr. […]

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Who to blame for AIDS crisis in S.Africa?

Posted on 01 December 2009

Alicia Keys about Africa

Posted on 01 December 2009


Africa’s forgotten youth

Posted on 06 November 2009

This CNN report is fairly cheesy but it does say something important about the Africa we choose to ignore or pretend it does not exist.

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