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Daniel Howden

Daniel Howden

    Terror raids fuel Kenyan conflict fears
    Terror raids fuel Kenyan conflict fears
    Two nights of terror attacks on Kenya's coast left dozens dead and exposed bitter political divisions that raise serious questions about the...
    Angry Kenyans blame state's shaky security for terror attacks
    Angry Kenyans blame state's shaky security for terror attacks
    As the camera moves shakily along Kenya's grandest road, the Thika superhighway in Nairobi, it moves from a stopped bus with its windows blasted...
    Author spurns anti-gay surge and comes out publicly
    Author spurns anti-gay surge and comes out publicly
    Binyavanga Wainaina, one of Africa's leading literary figures, has responded to a wave of recent...
    Civilians pay price for South Sudan leaders' realpolitik
    Civilians pay price for South Sudan leaders' realpolitik
    As fighting continued to rage in South Sudan this week, two pieces of news encapsulated the young country's descent into the abyss.
    Tutu says he won't 'gate-crash' funeral of Mandela
    Tutu says he won't 'gate-crash' funeral of Mandela
    Retired archbishop Desmond Tutu, one of the most prominent figures in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, has been excluded from the...
    Solar gives Kenya space to breathe
    Solar gives Kenya space to breathe
    Chepnyaliliet School, with its rough concrete walls and tin roof, at the end of a dusty lane lined with cacti and wild roses, seems a sleepy place...
    Antiterrorist unit 'must be cut off'
    Antiterrorist unit 'must be cut off'
    A Kenyan human rights group has called on Britain and the United States to suspend their support for anti-terror police accused of a string of...
    Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
    Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
    The bonfire of 11 tonnes of ivory in the Nairobi National Park in 1989 remains the most powerful symbol of Kenya's role in curbing the...
    Kenyatta urges unity after attacks
    Kenyatta urges unity after attacks
    Police tape now blocks what was one of Nairobi's busiest roads. The flower- ­sellers are gone, so too are the furniture-makers and the...
    Kenya's Kenyatta and Ruto headed for ICC dock
    Kenya's Kenyatta and Ruto headed for ICC dock
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) is facing its toughest test in its short history as the first trial of a deputy head of state begins on...
    South Sudan purge leaves two in charge
    South Sudan purge leaves two in charge
    The world's newest state continues to be ruled by just two men, after South Sudan's President Salva Kiir dissolved his entire government...
    Not much to celebrate in ailing South Sudan
    Not much to celebrate in ailing South Sudan
    It was an open letter written by a group calling itself the "friends of South Sudan" to the country's president.