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Peter Martell

Peter Martell

    South Sudan on brink of new famine
    South Sudan on brink of new famine
    The breath is shallow and ragged, as if the intake of air is painful for two-year- old Lotabo Loworet, his bony ribs visible through his ragged...
    Pope Francis embarks on first Africa trip
    Pope Francis embarks on first Africa trip
    Pope Francis was flying to Kenya on Wednesday on the first leg of a landmark trip to Africa that is fraught with security fears and faces possible...
    Kenyan unions warn civil servants to leave amid 'danger' of attacks
    Kenyan unions warn civil servants to leave amid 'danger' of attacks
    Thousands of Kenyan civil servants were urged on Tuesday to leave troubled regions hit by a wave of insurgent attacks, as protesters in the capital...
    Kenya massacres raise spectre of ethnic violence
    Kenya massacres raise spectre of ethnic violence
    Six years after Kenya erupted into ferocious ethnic battles and post-election violence, security guard John Mboya is fearful once again, after...
    Vanishing ice warning for 'Mountains of the Moon'
    Vanishing ice warning for 'Mountains of the Moon'
    In swirling snow, John Medenge prods a thin ice bridge over a crevasse with an iron-tipped spear, guiding climbers scaling the steep...
    Kenya's defeated prime minister prepares vote challenge
    Kenya's defeated prime minister prepares vote challenge
    The March 4 general elections – for the presidency, regional governors, senators, members of parliament as well as local councillors –...
    Kenya on knife's edge as Kenyatta narrowly wins presidency
    Kenya on knife's edge as Kenyatta narrowly wins presidency
    Kenyatta, son of Kenya's founding president and one of Africa's richest men who faces an international crimes against humanity trial,...