Kenya’s Daily Nation headline condemning the 2007 post-election violence.
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The occurrence of violence in Kenya is a joint production between political elites and ordinary citizens.
President Donald Trump shakes hands with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta during a bilateral meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in August 2018.
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Kenya must pay more attention to the role of this agreement as an investment attraction vehicle and not just a simple tariff centred ‘traditional’ pact.
Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara attends a ceremony to mark the 60th anniversary of the country’s independence from France on August 7.
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African countries need to make a concerted effort to establish a continental two-term policy.
Woman selling dried fish at the Benin City market.
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Although COVID-19 measures have had a negative impact on food supply in Nigeria, there are other factors responsible for the dramatic rise in food prices.
Restoring the mosque of Djenné in Mali.
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The next ten years will be a critical period in which research agendas can be developed.
A campaign against rape, domestic violence and child abuse in Lagos state.
In our media analysis, we found that rapists were mainly people the victims knew.
Digital illiteracy contributes to youth unemployment.
The high cost of data and inadequate digital skills prevent young people from accessing job opportunities.
An Egyptian doctor gives medical advice to a woman about female genital mutilation during an awareness campaign in Giza, outside the capital Cairo.
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Political change could open up civil spaces and support the voices of young women and girls who do not want to be cut.
President Emmerson Mnangagwa of Zimbabwe and President Cyril Ramaphiosa of South Africa in 2018.
The time is long past that Pretoria’s admonitions of bad behaviour by Zimbabwe’s leaders are backed by a credible threat of sanction and punishment.
Urban farmers in Ghana need to take greater interest in the health of consumers.
Most local farmers are indifferent to the effect of chemicals on consumers.
The gap between the continent’s most democratic and authoritarian regions is likely to continue to grow.
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COVID-19 is shedding light on the impact of poverty, inequality and unemployment. This includes hardships women face and the burden placed on them to manage responsibilities every day.
Political killings in the country are linked to the fierce competition for control of state resources within the governing ANC.
Author shows how politicians intent on settling problems by physically eliminating opponents tap into a ready source of assassins from within the taxi industry.
Young people’s lives in Niger Delta have not improved despite the setting up of development agencies
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Young people’s lives in the Niger Delta have not improved because development agencies have been hijacked by local leaders
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Nigeria must eschew nepotism and ethnic or religious sentiments in the war against terror.
A parishioner records an online mass from an empty church in Mabopane, South Africa, during the COVID-19 lockdown.
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Experts in the humanities and social sciences add nuance to the debate about how to respond to COVID-19.
A volume of the Law of Kenya sits on a judge’s desk during trial.
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A great deal still needs to be done to ensure that Kenyans have proper access to the justice system.
A study shows that some Cape Town gangsters choose to stand alone, preferring their independence to taking orders from a gang boss.
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Informal workers, in particular women, took a big hit from the COVID-19 lockdown measures. A multi-faceted support package, informed by the gendered nature of work, is urgently called for.
Bikers protest against the tobacco ban at Parliament in Cape Town, South Africa.
The government was initially praised for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic but powerful interests could now be pushing its containment plans off course