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Somali ‘rehab’: re-education camps where children are locked up, beaten and abused
Westernised children of Somalis are being forcibly detained for years ‘back home’ in unregulated, brutal dhaqan celis sites where sexual abuse is rife

Nimo Omer

12, Mar, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Kenya’s LGBTQ community wins bittersweet victory in battle for rights
Supreme court rules for freedom of association but landmark decision sparks backlash from government and churches

Peter Muiruri

03, Mar, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Kenyan senator targeted by online threats after period poverty protest
Gloria Orwoba attended a senate meeting in a suit stained with red dye as part of her campaign for free access to menstrual products

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

20, Feb, 2023 @11:32 AM

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Ruto ally says Telegram account was hacked before Kenyan election
Strategist says he noticed ‘increased activity’, after revelations about activities of a disinformation unit

Stephanie Kirchgaessner, Jason Burke and Caroline Kimeu

17, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Political aides hacked by ‘Team Jorge’ in run-up to Kenyan election
Revelation shows dangers posed by bad actors and paid operatives in democratic systems across Africa

Stephanie Kirchgaessner and Jason Burke

15, Feb, 2023 @12:07 PM

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Discovery of 3m-year-old stone tools sparks prehistoric whodunnit
Presence of teeth from extinct hominin challenges view that only members of Homo genus used complex tools

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

09, Feb, 2023 @7:00 PM

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High-profile lawsuit against Meta can be heard in Kenya, Nairobi court rules
Decision on case of ex-Facebook moderator, who claims the work left him with PTSD, hailed as win for accountability of big tech in Africa

Caroline Kimeu

07, Feb, 2023 @4:13 PM

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Kenyan court sentences police officer to death for triple murder
Three other accused will serve sentences of up to 30 years over deaths of Willie Kimani, Josephat Mwenda and Joseph Muiruri, in case that sparked national protests

Peter Muiruri in Nairobi

06, Feb, 2023 @10:26 AM

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‘Granny, don’t kill me’: the 81-year-old training Kenyan women to fend off attackers
Korogocho is one of Nairobi’s most dangerous slums, where rape and robbery are common. Beatrice Nyariara is helping women aged 55 to 90 to fight back

Maurice Oniango in Nairobi

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Wake up, Davos … global leaders must think local to solve the world’s problems | Kennedy Odede
Last week’s Swiss pow-wow was all very well, but the solutions to poverty and climate change lie in the field

Kennedy Odede

27, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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Children go hungry at Kenya refugee camp as malnutrition numbers soar
MSF charity reports 33% rise in malnourished patients at giant Dadaab complex after influx from drought-stricken Somalia

Caroline Kimeu in Nairobi

26, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Brazil, Kenya, the US – tech giants are putting democracy in peril the world over | Odanga Madung
Billions of us are due to vote in the next two years as the scourge of online misinformation grows ever worse. It’s time to regulate

Odanga Madung

25, Jan, 2023 @7:15 AM

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