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Journalists trained by IWPR produce news, analysis, and comment pieces on the issues that affect their countries and communities.

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Spectators run to join a political rally ahead of a general election in 2007. (Photo: Micro Kid/Flickr)
28 Oct 14
Politicians urged to watch their language and curb unruly supporters.
An attack in June in the coastal region of Lamu highlighted failings in Kenya's security services. (Photo: Daudi Were/Flickr)
21 Oct 14
Report by police oversight body calls for simplified command structure to guarantee swift response to attacks.
The vetting of Kenya's 78,000 police officers has fallen badly behind schedule. (Photo: Daudi Were/Flickr)
16 Oct 14
Too few officers have undergone vetting, and not many people are brave enough to come forward with information on abuses.
A still from the Rise and Shine Rwanda TV programme.
15 Oct 14
Rise and Shine Rwanda breakfast show developed by Rwandan creative incubation project, supported by IWPR and aired on Rwandan national TV.
Defence of Mr Kenyatta at the beginning of the Status Conference. (Photo: ICC-CPI/Flickr)
Courtside
8 Oct 14
Defence seeks acquittal for President Kenyatta as prosecutors seek adjournment until Kenyan authorities come up with missing evidence.
Violet Kayanga at her vegetable stall in Total. (Photo: Antony Langat)
7 Oct 14
Multi-ethnic group running a saving and loans network says it has helped mend relationships following the 2008 violence.
Courtside
3 Oct 14
Witness says he decided not to go through with false testimony.
Civil society experts warn that allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force. (Photo: Daudi Were/Flickr)
2 Oct 14
Allowing a presidential staffer to sit on the selection board for top police chiefs looks like a reverse for efforts to depoliticise the force.
Kenya's Rift Valley. Despite new legislation, resolving disputes over land ownership will pose significant challenges. (Photo: Greg Westfall
/Flickr)
30 Sep 14
Government urged not to politicise or oversimplify deep-rooted problems.
Koch FM in Nairobi's Korogocho slum tackled the issue of rape and the many obstacles to justice. (Photo: Matthew Rhodes/IWPR)
30 Sep 14
Show highlights failings in the justice process and provides vital information on reporting crime.

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