Conflict: At least 48 people killed in Kenyan tribal clashes – Deutsche Welle News
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Conflict: At least 48 people killed in Kenyan tribal clashes – Deutsche Welle News

“It is a very bad incident …. [The dead] include 31 women, 11 children and six men,” said Joseph Kitur, regional deputy police chief of the rural Tana River district where the violence took place. More information at Deutsche Welle. http://www.dw.de/dw/article/0,,16184479,00.html?maca=en-rss-en-top-1022-rdf “There have been problems simmering for a while … About 10 days ago three … Continue reading

Turkana Is Not For Me: How A Warrior-Militia Can Be A Grassroots Movement!
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Turkana Is Not For Me: How A Warrior-Militia Can Be A Grassroots Movement!

I have been on the road for nearly two decades now since I last left Lorogon. The exodus was not a departure by choice, but involuntary and full of heavy sorrow. But as we speak, the outbound stream of similarly ill-fated individuals, with bags of trouble like mine, has long ceased. There are no more … Continue reading

What Will Become of KENSAP After John Manners’ and Prof. Mike Boit’s Leadership?
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What Will Become of KENSAP After John Manners’ and Prof. Mike Boit’s Leadership?

(Can we re-enact last weekend at 15 Danforth this weekend?) By Immanuel Lokwei, Kensap is not only a hub of intellectual and athletic growth, but is also reputed both within its membership and without for its principled-revelers, the die-hard hedonistic partygoers of a uniquely Kenyan variety. Last weekend, as dubbed by Kate Kemboi on her … Continue reading

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Mandela Owes Black South Africans An Apology: Debunking Mandela’s Legacy and The Illusions Of An Apartheid-Free Country

By Zvikomborero A Matenga, On July 18th, the rest of the world joined South Africa to celebrate the birthday of its former president Nelson Mandela. To the rest of the “world” this man is a great nation builder, peace maker and a democrat champion. To honor such service to the world there has been an … Continue reading

10,000 PADS PROJECT/ MSICHANA ASOME KWA FURAHA[1] INITIATIVE
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10,000 PADS PROJECT/ MSICHANA ASOME KWA FURAHA[1] INITIATIVE

By Kablit Kiu, I recently visited a school in North Turkana, Kaeris Primary School, and I was shocked by the state that our girls are in. Some of these girls were using old clothes, blankets, old mattress pads and even leaves when attending classes to be safe during their menstrual periods. There is stigmatization; some … Continue reading