Daniel Howden was formerly Africa Correspondent for The Independent.
18 October 2012 12:00 AM
Defence chief commands rebels guilty of huge human rights abuses, says dossier
16 October 2012 12:00 AM
Judges of controversial Mo Ibrahim award can't find worthy winner for third time in six years
13 October 2012 12:00 AM
President faces fresh controversy as public foots bill for a helipad, playground and bunker
11 October 2012 06:43 PM
Kenya's president has vetoed an attempt by MPs in the country to award themselves a pay-off worth £16m after it prompted furious public protests.
Kenya’s president vetoes attempt by MPs to award themselves £16 million pay-off after furious public protests
10 October 2012 06:21 PM
There was widespread anger in the economically troubled East African nation after a secretive move to amend a finance bill to include a lucrative golden handshake of £69,000 each for MPs whose term ends in January.
01 October 2012 12:00 AM
There was widespread anger and disbelief in the Kenyan capital yesterday after a grenade was thrown into a Sunday school, leaving one child dead and several injured.
29 September 2012 12:00 AM
Militants with the Islamist group Al-Shabaab were fighting a losing battle yesterday to hold on to their last bastion in Somalia after Kenyan forces launched an amphibious assault on the port city.
26 September 2012 12:00 AM
Sick of their living conditions, Nairobi's poorest are suing their plutocrat landlords for the right to their land
22 September 2012 12:00 AM
Four years ago Ahmed Jama returned to Mogadishu to follow his dream. Not even suicide attacks can deter him
21 September 2012 12:01 AM
Malarial mosquitoes may be able to adapt their behaviour in response to bed nets, according to a new study.
Nigel Farage brands LGBT activists 'filth' and 'scum' and accuses them of scaring away his children after they invade his local pub
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Russia threatens Denmark with nuclear weapons if it tries to join Nato defence shield
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Vote Ukip, says far-right group Britain First
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- 2 JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
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- 4 Germanwings plane crash live: Andreas Guenter Lubitz intentionally crashed flight 9525 into the Alps in act of mass murder and suicide – latest
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