Kenya


Ripple Effects Of Kenya’s Presidential Election Still Being Felt In The Nation

The time that has elapsed since Kenya’s courts nullified the presidential election is almost one year now. The level of disruption the election caused affected several parts of the nation with the total number of nullifications being nothing short of astonishing. Some of the elections nullified have involved high profile […]


Demolitions in Kenya Reflect Human Rights Violations, Leaving Thousands Homeless

Thousands located in Kenya’s largest slum have recently experienced days of demolition by government bodies for which human rights groups have called a violation of the law. The demolition of illegal structures through the Kibera slum in Nairobi, is to usher a new $20m dual-carriageway through the capital – approved […]


Dozens Killed In Violent Attack Against The Southern Somalia Military Base

Dozens were killed in a violent attack by the jihadist militant group al-Shabaab against the Bar-sanguni army base in southern Somalia. The al-Qaeda-linked organization set off a car bomb this past Monday before charging the army base and sustaining heavy gunfire before the base was retaken by officials, reports BBC. […]


The Berbera Port Deal: Water And The Balance of Power In The Horn Of Africa

In May 2016, DP World, the Dubai-based maritime trade conglomerate, signed a USD 442 million agreement with the government of Somaliland to construct a regional trade port at Berbera, on the Gulf of Aden. To the north, oil has traditionally been the critical factor in determining the Middle East’s geopolitical […]


The Commonwealth Of Nations: Gentleman’s Club Or People-Centered Club?

The 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has finally closed its doors in the English city of London. It was declared open by Queen Elizabeth II, who called on the CHOGM members to religiously appoint her apparent heir, Charles, Prince of Wales, to succeed her in the largely ceremonial […]


The Next Generation Creates A Way Forward

We’ve always been told throughout our youthful and adolescent years that the grownups will always be there to deal with all of our concerns, needs, and find ways to protect us. Whenever you need help, get a grown up. Occasionally, that’s not what actually happens, and it may surprise us […]


Why Al-Shabaab Continued To Attract Kenyan Fighters?

Despite numerous efforts of the Kenyan government and its allies, Al-Shabab continues to recruit Kenyans. On Wednesday, Kenyan National Police Service (NPS) identified three Kenyans who went to Somalia to join the terror group. According to the NPS statement, the three are already in Somalia training under Al-Shabaab. Without argument, […]


Narcotics And Terrorist Financing: How Al Shabaab Profit From The Global Heroin Trade

In the first two months of 2018, almost 1,400 kilograms of narcotics were intercepted in the Indian Ocean, not far from the east African coast. According to the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority in Tanzania (DCEA) it is highly likely that these were in transit towards Kenya and Tanzania, where […]