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From industry to informal economy: The impact of Madagascar’s political crisis...

Berthine is a 26 year old single mother of a young girl. She worked at a textile factory, sewing zips and collars onto clothes...

Kenya President Kenyatta launches campaign amid concern over violence

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off his official campaign for reelection with a rally in Nairobi on Monday, echoing a call by main challenger...

Mauritius: The Island’s Signature Music

It has been almost 200 years since slavery in Mauritius was abolished, yet it has left many imprints on the culture of Mauritius.Nowhere is...

Supreme Court judges no-show means Kenyan elections to go on

The Kenyan Supreme Court on Wednesday said it could not hear a case seeking to delay the country’s presidential election, because it lacked the...

President Xi Jinping visits Kigali Genocide Memorial

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday visited the Kigali Genocide Memorial to pay tribute to the victims of the 1994 Genocide. President Xi was accompanied...

Odinga reiterates Kenya election boycott, asks supporters to hold prayers

Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga has reiterated that he will not participate in Thursday’s repeat presidential election, urging his supporters to hold prayers...

Reporter’s Diary: The true price of gold

For Judith Akelo Otana, she can no longer hold a cup of water still - or bathe herself fully. Ever since her hands began...

HIV prevention:Have young women been forgotten?

Today is the beginning of a Webiner or a series of discussions over the website by stake holders in the HIV/AIDS sector about trials...

Lake Victoria project empowers women, ends ‘Sex For Fish’ practice

Some traditions on Lake Victoria date back centuries - and some are best banished to the history books. For years, in some fishing communities women...

#KenyaDecides: EU observers urge legal redress for aggrieved candidates

Kenya is set to hold its general election on August 8, with eight candidates running for the presidency. Ahead of that vote, the European Union...
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