Fears over hate speech as Kenya’s Director of Public Prosecutions Intervenes
Trading accusations about who was responsible for twin strikes in coastal towns could fuel tensions.
Community leaders suspected of instigating recent demonstrations supporting outlawed practice.
Government praises bid to curb cattle raids, but critics say stronger mechanisms are needed to enforce peace.
Hague court says it is serious about gender-based crimes. But it is yet to secure a conviction.
Nairobi is confident that proposed amendments will pass, but participating states are unlikely to allow major revisions to Hague court’s founding statute.
Lawyers and supporters of devolution say a legal threshold would provide a safeguard on removing governors from office.
Recent murders of women who testified against a man accused of violent crime expose serious flaws in the system.
Global Voices: Africa
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
Independent, dissenting Azerbaijani voices have never been so ostracised.
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.