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DECLASSIFIED UK| Revealed: The CIA and MI6’s secret war in Kenya

By Namir Shabibi A covert Kenyan paramilitary team armed and trained by the US and supported by UK intelligence is behind renditions and controversial killings of terror suspects in night-time raids, Declassified UK can reveal.  Clandestine Kenyan team has been paid and assisted by the CIA to take down terror …

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A look at the Deep State 

The term ‘deep state’ conjures up images of a cabal that is the real political power behind the curtains – made up of clandestine networks within the government, intelligence agencies, financial institutions and other entities. One dictionary defines it as “a body of people, typically influential members of government agencies …

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IEBC says it plans to reuse 2017 polls technology in 2020

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has reiterated its plan to reuse polls technology procured from Idemia, formerly OT-Morpho, in the 2022 polls, saying it will save the country money. IEBC Commissioner Abdi Guliye said reusing the technology means the country will only incur costs of procuring software to …

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Nairobi’s Street Names Reveal What those in Power Want To Remember, or Forget

By Mellisa Wanjiru-Mwita The recent global events of civil and political unrest that started in the US have brought to the fore the complex dynamics of urban memorialisation. The protests have, in some places, led to renewed scrutiny of certain urban symbols such as commemorative statues – what they represent …

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Kenya. The Borana People: The Naming Ceremony.

  The celebration is held between six months and two years after the baby’s birth. Eight days before the ceremony, a large hut, the galma, is built and the child’s father invites the family’s numerous relatives to the naming ceremony. Each guest to the event brings an qodha full of curdled milk as a …

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How to make negotiated democracy work

Policymakers had sought to avoid giving significant decision-making power and resources to large regions built around the more populous communities. By Rashid AdanKhalif The concept of negotiated democracy was formally introduced in Kenya in the peace agreement brokered by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in 2008 following the devastating post-election …

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UN Security Council Elections Reveals Divisions in Africa

By Salad Malicha You can’t have Africa Free Trade and not have a politically stable continent, which is why it was important for South Africa to ensure it got support for Kenya at the Security Council. The United Nations Security Council elections are always highly contested and a lot of …

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Wikileaks Discloses Police Commissioner Hussein Ali And First Lady Lucy Kibaki Ordered For The Killing Of Prominent Politicians

By Whispers Correspondent Leaked letters by Wikileaks now show that former first lady Lucy Kibaki and retired police commissioner Major General Hussein Ali had ordered the killing of prominent politicians, including Martha Karua and Gitobu Imanyara. According to the written by a policeman (Wilfred Njenga) who claims to be a …

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Wikileaks Bombshell Reveals DP Ruto’s Role In the 2007 Post-Election-Violence

By Whispers Correspondent Wikileaks have today dumped all their files online. Everything from Hillary Clinton’s emails, McCann’s being guilty, Vegas shooting done by an FBI sniper, Steve Jobs HIV letter and many more. Included are files revealing the masterminds behind the crimes against humanity in Kenya after the 2007 general …

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Isiolo County Posted The First Case Of Covid-19

By Whispers Correspondent Isiolo County has today joined the nationwide Coronavirus cases by having its first confirmed case. This was reported after mass testing was carried out by medical staff. Understandably, the patient who has tested positive has been admitted at Isiolo County Teaching and Referral Hospital for management. This …

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