A new Kenyan law aims to quell poaching by increasing the notoriously light penalties for the growing illegal trade
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Monday 31 December 2012
The premise of James Mollison's photo book Where Children Sleep was a simple one: Not every child around the world has their own bedroom - or even close.
Friday 21 December 2012
Raiders armed with guns, machetes and spears killed 30 people –including several children – and torched their houses in Kipao village on Kenya’s coast, heightening concerns ahead of elections next March.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Analysts at Credit Suisse were guilty of stating the obvious yesterday. The oil explorer Tullow Oil disappointed investors yet again, finding no commercial oil at its well in French Guiana. In a note from Credit Suisse, its analysts said "positive well updates are needed". Well you don't say.
Monday 03 December 2012
Political allies signed electoral pact in what is seen as an attempt to avoid trial at The Hague
Friday 30 November 2012
Attempts by British colonial authorities to cover-up the killings of 11 prisoners during the Mau Mau uprising in Kenya have been laid bare in previously secret Government documents.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Victor Wanyama was the star at the centre of Celtic's incredible victory over Barcelona in the Champions League last night.
Monday 05 November 2012
A witch doctor in Barack Obama's ancestral village has predicted a win for the local boy.
Monday 29 October 2012
Rev star Miles Jupp is in the running for a literary prize after his tale of how he bluffed his way into the cricket press corps during a Test series in India was shortlisted for an award.
Sunday 28 October 2012
Barack and George were saint and sinner. But as the President's term of office closes, they appear to be exchanging roles
ICC chief prosecutor accuses Kenya’s government of failing to provide evidence for post-election riot accused
Thursday 25 October 2012
The International Criminal Court’s (ICC) chief prosecutor today said Kenya’s government had not cooperated fully in providing evidence for the trial of four prominent Kenyans accused of fuelling post-election violence in 2007.
Monday 15 October 2012
The travel industry, by its very nature, has its fair share of crises. Planes can crash land, holiday operators fail and, worse, in January this year one of its biggest cruise ships, Costa Concordia sank with tragic loss of life.
Sunday 14 October 2012
In an exclusive column for Independent Voices, Africa's first openly gay black politician explains why he is running for a seat in his country's Senate
Sunday 14 October 2012
Osborne's ex-spin doctor hired by Presidential candidate accused of ethnic violence
Thursday 11 October 2012
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
Wednesday 10 October 2012
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.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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