Just as his rise was unusual, so was Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s decline. In December, he was impeached for abuse of office.
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Polarization is tearing democracies around the world from Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and US. Article looks at how to counter this dynamic.
Tulsi Gabbard’s run for Presidency is inscribed in America’s search for a female president underpinned by openness to gender equality.
In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have put laws that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society.
No country in East Africa ranks high in the World Press Freedom Index, prepared each year by advocacy group Reporters Without Borders.
A new U.N. report says South Sudanese security agents likely executed two prominent critics of the government who vanished in Kenya in January 2017.
Ensure Justice in death of Kenyan activist Caroline Mwatha Ochieng whose body her relatives had at the Nairobi City mortuary earlier this month.
Kenyan and Sudanese authorities should ensure effective, transparent and impartial investigations into disappearance of 2 South Sudanese critics in Nairobi.
Two years ago, South Sudanese lawyer Dong Samuel Luak disappeared off the streets of Nairobi, Kenya. Human Rights Watch reported.
The Kenyan government is struggling to respond to revelations that a multi-billion dollar contract with China may imperil its sovereignty.