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Darren Taylor

Darren Taylor

    In East Africa, soccer is 'very, very important'
    In East Africa, soccer is 'very, very important'
    It has been dubbed "The Greatest Show on Earth", and in Kenya that's precisely what the Soccer World Cup is. So, with just days before the latest...
    Kenya flounders in shallow pool of local political talent
    Kenya flounders in shallow pool of local political talent
    In an isolated village in Kenya's western Siaya district, near Lake Victoria, 75-year-old William Onyango gazes at a faded newspaper clipping...
    From petrol power to pedal power
    From petrol power to pedal power
    Minibus taxis, referred to as "matatus", have long been a ubiquitous feature of the Kenyan landscape, providing transport in cities -- and...
    Anti-corruption war stalls in Kenya
    Anti-corruption war stalls in Kenya
    More than a month has passed since authorities in Kenya pledged a fresh drive against high-level graft in the corruption-riddled East African...
    Eating shoots and leaves
    Eating shoots and leaves
    Kenya's Parliament reconvened amid the usual grandeur and opulence that accompanies the occasion. While the rulers sated themselves with a...
    Feeding off the word of God
    Feeding off the word of God
    A Christian charismatic revival is sweeping Kenya and Uganda and its surrealism is intensifying. East Africa is experiencing its worst drought and...
    Graft scandals rock Kenya
    Graft scandals rock Kenya
    The fallout from a growing list of corruption scandals in Kenya is intensifying by the week as national and international outrage at the apparent...
    What about that other Kenyan scandal?
    What about that other Kenyan scandal?
    As revelations about a multimillion-dollar scam involving the Anglo Leasing and Finance company riveted public attention in Kenya , a report about...
    'Wake up Kenya'
    'Wake up Kenya'
    Aftershocks from an earthquake in central Africa were still being felt in Kenya on December 5 last year when a leading academic warned of a looming...
    'Tragic game of musical chairs'
    'Tragic game of musical chairs'
    Kenya's political crisis has deepened, with 22 politicians refusing to accept posts in a reconstituted government, and foreign envoys adding their...
    Quake a 'wake-up call' for Africa
    Quake a 'wake-up call' for Africa
    Seismologists have warned that East and Central Africa will be struck by natural disasters such as earthquakes, mudslides and volcanic eruptions in...
    An orange revolution
    An orange revolution
    'Kibaki out! Kibaki out!” was the cry on the streets of Kenya as thousands of people celebrated the defeat of a draft Constitution its opponents...