New Dam Causing Ripples in Northern Kenya
Calls for proper local consultations on construction projects.
Kenyan President's Lawyers Want ICC Case Terminated
Defence team argues that prosecutors have already had a long adjournment and that the case should now be closed for want of evidence.
ICC Prosecutor Wants More Time to Get Kenyatta Evidence
Fatou Bensouda tells judges that Nairobi continues to withhold information, but she refuses to drop case against Kenyan president.
Calls for Reform as Kenya's Intelligence Chief Steps Down
Observers warn that wide-ranging changes are needed to combat recent wave of militant strikes.
Kenya: Schools Reject Children with Disabilities
Government urged to make greater efforts to ensure education for those with special needs.
Kenya Seen as Refuge From Uganda's Anti-Gay Hostility
Despite offering a less repressive environment, Kenya too bans homosexual acts.
Kenyan Media: Self-Censorship or Common Sense?
News outlets argue they wanted to avoid providing a platform for possible incitement.
Key Rights Report in Spotlight After Kenya Violence
Analysts believe recommendations in key report could reduce tensions which have surfaced after recent bloodshed.
African Court Comes With In-Built Impunity
Granting top officials immunity from prosecution is likely to restrict Western donor support.
Global Voices: Africa
Kenya: Women Bearing the Brunt of Climate Change
An ongoing drought has served to amplify historic gender inequalities in arid areas of the country.
Philippines: Single Mothers Continue to Fight Stigma
The notion of family is still strongly influenced by rigid norms in this conservative nation.
Ukraine: War Teens
The lives of hundreds of thousands of young people have been shaped by Russia’s confrontation with Ukraine.
Will We See a Sovereign Central Asia?
As Moscow’s grip falters, and Beijing ups its influence, the region is seeing intriguing moves towards collective agreement and integration.
“Justice is Costly, but Also Priceless.”
Head of Nobel peace prize winning NGO tells IWPR that Ukraine must win a “fundamental battle of values”.
Cuba’s LGTBI Community Demands Change
Although discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation is illegal, the reality is different.