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Daniel Howden

Daniel Howden

    Terror raids fuel Kenyan conflict fears
    Terror raids fuel Kenyan conflict fears
    Tension runs high as country's president blames al-Shabab attacks on 'local political networks'.
    Angry Kenyans blame state's shaky security for terror attacks
    Angry Kenyans blame state's shaky security for terror attacks
    Four explosions in less than 48 hours in Kenya's two largest cities have created an atmosphere of fear and anger.
    Author spurns anti-gay surge and comes out publicly
    Author spurns anti-gay surge and comes out publicly
    One of the most high-profile Africans, Binyavanga Wainaina speaks out about his sexuality.
    Civilians pay price for South Sudan leaders' realpolitik
    Civilians pay price for South Sudan leaders' realpolitik
    The ongoing civil war in South Sudan has already killed more than 10 000 people, and peace talks in Addis Ababa are deadlocked.
    Tutu says he won't 'gate-crash' funeral of Mandela
    Tutu says he won't 'gate-crash' funeral of Mandela
    The ANC has been accused of pettiness for excluding retired archbishop Desmond Tutu from Nelson Mandela's funeral in the Eastern Cape.
    Solar gives Kenya space to breathe
    Solar gives Kenya space to breathe
    Cheap lighting is giving pupils a better chance — and freeing up money for a better diet.
    Antiterrorist unit 'must be cut off'
    Antiterrorist unit 'must be cut off'
    A Kenyan police squad, funded and trained by the UK and the US, stands accused of rights abuses.
    Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
    Kenyans rally to save their wildlife
    A grass-roots campaign is putting pressure on politicians and the courts to act decisively.
    Kenyatta urges unity after attacks
    Kenyatta urges unity after attacks
    In the days following the al-Shabab offensive, Uhuru Kenyatta tells his people to be tolerant
    Kenya's Kenyatta and Ruto headed for ICC dock
    Kenya's Kenyatta and Ruto headed for ICC dock
    But the hearings against the leaders have been dogged by delays and attempted derailment, writes Daniel Howden.
    South Sudan purge leaves two in charge
    South Sudan purge leaves two in charge
    Salva Kiir's sacking of his entire government reveals the power struggle inside the ruling party.