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Moi and the media: How Kenyan journalism suffered under his iron heel

The former president's stranglehold on the press made it very difficult for journalists to do their jobs

Anatomy of 21st century corruption

The connected world demands new responses to graft, says a Kenyan activist

28 years since the the unbanning of the ANC: what have we learned

As we remember the days in which apartheid was finally toppled, we must ask how we will, in 28 years’ time, remember South Africa as it is now

Kenya’s President Kibaki to resign after 10 years in power

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki will retire after polls, leaving a legacy of impressive economic growth partly overshadowed by corruption in government.

Museveni and Kibaki amongst leaders expected at Zenawi’s funeral

Ethiopia will hold a state funeral on Sptember 2 for late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who died on Monday after 21 years in power.

Clinton: Voting chaos will damage Kenya’s global standing

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has told Kenya's leaders that the East African nation has a chance to become a model for other African nations.

Kenyans will go to the polls in March, 2013

Kenya's electoral commission has announced on Saturday that the country's next presidential elections will be on March 4 2013.

ICC charges rock Kenya’s political elite

Two presidential hopefuls will be out of the race, stirring up the old ethnic divisions that plague the country.

Kenya’s Kenyatta quits as finance minister over ICC charges

Uhuru Kenyatta has resigned as Kenya's finance minister after the International Criminal Court ruled he should stand trial for post-election violence.

Kenya on edge ahead of ICC ruling

Kenya is nervously awaiting an ICC ruling on whether to try six officials, including two presidential contenders, over deadly 2007-2008 poll unrest.

Prosecutor: Kenya’s post-poll violence was planned

A prosecutor at the International Criminal Court says Kenya's 2007 post-poll violence was not spontaneous but carefully planned by two ex-ministers.

Kenya’s tribunal on violence ‘doomed’

Kenya's elite would subvert any local tribunal that attempted to try post-election violence suspects, says the country's 'Iron Lady', Martha Karua.

How African is the Arab revolution?

The belief that countries need strong dictators runs deep, but Kenya, Namibia and South Sudan point the way to a freer future.

Kenyan minister resigns over car imports scandal

Kenya's industrialisation minister said he has resigned his post over a car imports scandal.

Kenya ICC suspects proclaim innocence

Prominent Kenyans named by the ICC as masterminds of the 2007-2008 post-election violence proclaimed their innocence on Wednesday.

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Eastern Cape citizens don’t have to visit the labour department for UIF

This measure, aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19, may shortly be introduced in other regions.

VBS case delays cause massive frustration

A certificate is needed from the head of the NPA for more arrests to be made

Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

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