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Karen Allen

Karen Allen

    Afghanistan needs a Madiba
    Afghanistan needs a Madiba
    Violent opposition to Afghanistan's April 5 election aside, the true democratic challenge will begin after the poll.
    Afghanistan votes - 'Our problem is we have no Mandela'
    Afghanistan votes - 'Our problem is we have no Mandela'
    On Saturday Afghanistan votes for a new president. The M&G spoke to the UN's special representative for Afghanistan ahead of the country's elections.
    Kenya's journalists start to break their election silence
    Kenya's journalists start to break their election silence
    Kenya has long prided itself on free media, but when the country went to the polls reporters and broadcasters went into a sort of self-imposed purdah.
    Kenyans face a tough decision
    Kenyans face a tough decision
    The stakes are high, and the choice is between two presidential candidates who both lack integrity.
    Weary Kenyans pin hope on hip judge
    Weary Kenyans pin hope on hip judge
    Kenya's chief justice, Willy Mutunga is a tad revolutionary by Kenyan standards and he is out to stop the rot.