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Kenya: Counting the massacres under former President Daniel arap Moi
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Politics and Society Kenya: Counting the massacres under former President Daniel arap Moi

Former President Daniel arap Moi’s death has divided opinion among Kenyans. Celebrated by many, but despited by others, Moi leaves behinds a contested and problematic legacy. Moi’s record of massacres, torture, and corruption remains a story that critics say should define how he will be remembered. What memory did the Moi years bring?

Basketball icon Kobe Bryant’s death sparks outpour of grief from Africans
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Arts and Culture Basketball icon Kobe Bryant’s death sparks outpour of grief from Africans

Kenyan marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge, Egypt’s Mo Salah, Ghanaian reggae-dance hall artist Shatta Wale, Ivory Coast former Captain Didier Drogba, and South Sudanese Raptors lead scout, Sarah Chan are among the many Africans who have paid tribute to Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. RIP Kobe, you’ll always remain a legend.

As Togo goes to the polls in February, will change come?
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Politics and Society As Togo goes to the polls in February, will change come?

On February 22, the people of Togo will go to the polls. There have been protests against the rule of Faure Gnassingbé who took over power from his father in 2005. A constitutional change that would allow President Gnassingbé to extend his stay power till 2030 was approved by the parliament. Protesters are still demanding that Faure must go.