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Tsitsi Dangarembga: Are we mourning ourselves, each other and this state we are in?

The author discusses the trilogy of novels that propelled her onto the Booker shortlist, and their relevance to present-day Zimbabwe

‘In Kenya, you cannot go anywhere without an ID. I don’t have one’

Double-registration has effectively rendered stateless tens of thousands of Kenyan citizens who are ethnically Somali

Six dead in attack at upmarket Nairobi hotel complex

The attack at DusitD2 is the first in Nairobi in five years, when gunmen stormed the city's Westgate shopping mall, killing at least 67 people

Five suspects charged over Kenya university massacre

Kenyan police have charged five men in connection with the attack by the armed group al-Shabab on a university in eastern Kenya.

Editorial: Enemies of peace could unite Africa

No justification can redeem acts such as the Garissa massacre. Such clarity is a boon when it can be hard to sort freedom fighters from terrorists.

Kenya plans great wall to block terror

Some welcome the security move but Somalia's president says a barrier can't stop an ideology.

Kenya suspends bank accounts of suspected funders of terrorism

Kenya has frozen the bank accounts of 85 individuals and entities suspected to be financing terrorism in the country, including money transfer firms.

Kenya’s terror pain — between a rock and a hard place

As students hold vigils for those who died at Garissa, the attack brings to light the failings of the Kenyan government in dealing with terrorism.

New violence erupts in Kenya’s north-east

Violence has broken out again in Kenya's northeast, with eight people shot and wounded, a day after security forces cracked down on rioters.

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A bowl of warmth in a time of need

Soup for the Sick is nourishing hundreds of people too ill to cook for themselve

Q&A Sessions: George Euvrard, the brains behind our cryptic crossword

George Euvrard spoke to Athandiwe Saba about his passion for education, clues on how to solve his crosswords and the importance of celebrating South Africa.

Why prisoners are a priority in vaccine rollout

Inmates comprise a vulnerable group in society and they are meant to receive Covid-19 vaccines earlier than the general population. This has sparked debate locally and globally

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