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.
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
Nigel Farage and Frankie Boyle clash over Andrew Lawrence's 'Mock the Week' criticism
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