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Otto Bakano

Otto Bakano

    Kenyan army claims al-Shabaab rebels are crippled
    Kenyan army claims al-Shabaab rebels are crippled
    The Kenyan army says it has crippled Somalia's al-Shabaab rebels four months after launching an offensive to defeat them but its superior firepower...
    Kenya bids farewell to 'green Nobel' Maathai
    Kenya bids farewell to 'green Nobel' Maathai
    Hundreds of mourners gathered on Saturday for the funeral of Kenyan environmentalist and Nobel laureate Wangari Maathai at a park in central...
    Circumcisions haunt Kenya's Maasai females
    Circumcisions haunt Kenya's Maasai females
    A small church house shelters about a dozen Maasai girls escaping female circumcision and early marriage, age-old customs of the Kenyan tribe now...
    Aid groups ready to work with rebels
    Aid groups ready to work with rebels
    NAIROBI July 21 Sapa-AFP AID GROUPS READY TO WORK WITH REBELS IN DROUGHT-HIT SOMALIA Aid groups
    Somalia: It's famine, says UN
    Somalia: It's famine, says UN
    The United Nations has officially declared that parts of Somalia are in the grip of famine, a move welcomed by rebels who now say they will allow...
    AU pushes for ceasefire, political solution in Libya
    AU pushes for ceasefire, political solution in Libya
    The African Union on Wednesday called for a political solution to Libya's protracted conflict, weighing in once more on the crisis though its...
    India set to sign catchup cooperation deals with Africa
    India set to sign catchup cooperation deals with Africa
    Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was due to sign deals in fields from trade to life sciences on Wednesday to boost India's footprint on the...
    Tanzania candidates stage final rallies
    Tanzania candidates stage final rallies
    Thousands of chanting supporters gave a thunderous welcome to Tanzanian President Jakaya Kikwete as he turned out for his final campaign rally on...
    Kenyan leader unveils power-sharing Cabinet
    Kenyan leader unveils power-sharing Cabinet
    Kenya's president unveiled a power-sharing government on Sunday, with opposition leader Raila Odinga as Prime Minister, aimed at ending a long-running political crisis sparked by contested elections....
    Annan says Kenya deal 'very close'
    Annan says Kenya deal 'very close'
    Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan said on Friday that a deal to end Kenya's post-election turmoil was "very close" and voiced hope that the...
    Annan urges patience over Kenya deal
    Annan urges patience over Kenya deal
    The chief mediator in Kenya's crisis talks, Kofi Annan, urged Kenyans to be patient on Saturday with a deal to end weeks of violence expected to be...
    Annan hopes for Kenya deal next week
    Annan hopes for Kenya deal next week
    Kenya's political leaders on Friday agreed to negotiate a settlement to end weeks of bloodshed, with chief mediator Kofi Annan saying he hoped a...