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Joyce Mulama

Joyce Mulama

    'Take the bull by the horns' for a new Africa
    'Take the bull by the horns' for a new Africa
    Positions are being staked out concerning the establishment of a pan-African government, at the annual summit of the African Union under way in...
    Kenya's water troubles more than just leaky pipes
    Kenya's water troubles more than just leaky pipes
    Kenya's capital, Nairobi , takes its name from a Masai word meaning "place of cool waters". In parts of the city, however, this term is less...
    Renewed opposition to Kenyan anti-terror law
    Renewed opposition to Kenyan anti-terror law
    Rights activists in Kenya have intensified their campaign against a proposed anti-terrorism law -- this after a travel advisory issued by the...
    Kenya's courts not yet safe haven for women
    Kenya's courts not yet safe haven for women
    As the world marks International Women's Day on Thursday, under the theme of Ending Impunity for Violence against Women and Girls, activists...
    How to make Kenya's cotton sector blossom
    How to make Kenya's cotton sector blossom
    Kenya's cotton industry, once one of the country's main foreign-exchange earners, declined substantially following liberalisation of the sector in...
    Going beyond cheerleading for candidates
    Going beyond cheerleading for candidates
    With general elections scheduled to take place in Kenya this December, activists in the East African country are looking to constitutional reform...
    Flying toilet visit for UN man
    Flying toilet visit for UN man
    Kibera, Kenya's biggest slum, and reportedly one of Africa's largest, has been basking in world media attention recently.
    Burning the midnight oil for Africa's WSF
    Burning the midnight oil for Africa's WSF
    With just days to go before the seventh World Social Forum (WSF) kicks off in Nairobi, it is all systems go among the organisers, who are preparing...
    Mobile clinics roll out healthcare in Kenya
    Mobile clinics roll out healthcare in Kenya
    In the Mile 46 area of Kajiado in southern Kenya, roads are few and public health facilities sorely lacking. This creates several problems, not...
    Kenya's graft woes set to dog the new year
    Kenya's graft woes set to dog the new year
    As 2006 comes to a close, concerns over Kenya's track record in tackling corruption are deepening in the East African nation. Authorities have...
    Kenya's first land policy perhaps not the best
    Kenya's first land policy perhaps not the best
    Historical injustices that have resulted in landlessness among Kenyans have been the focus of recent public discussions on a land policy -- the...
    'What is the WSF? Something that will bring me medicine?'
    'What is the WSF? Something that will bring me medicine?'
    In just two months' time the World Social Forum (WSF) will get under way in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, marking the first instance in which Africa...