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Eunice Raila’s Father Passes On: Solidarity Appeal to Friends and well Wishers


With great sadness and sorrow, and on behalf of the family, Jane Rabala would like to inform friends, well-wishers and sympathizers that Eunice Raila, a Kenya-Stockholmer and a close friend, lost her father in Kenya on Thursday, 9th June 2016. The tragic news came hot on the heels of two key bereavements within the Eunice family and within a short

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11 Reasons Why Jubilee is Losing the Propaganda War to Cord on the IEBC Imbroglio

iebc must go

According to my crystal ball, Jubilee is losing the propaganda war to Cord in relation to the fate of IEBC ahead of the 2017 elections. The following is a run-down of key reasons why Jubilee is losing the war. After the Cord-Jubilee stalemate on the fate of IEBC, a series of events have unfolded: 1.      Cord begins street protests marked

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Invitation to Swahili Day in Stockholm: 11th June

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SWAHILI DAY – Saturday, 11th June, 2016 The Embassies of Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique will hold a Swahili Day cultural event on Saturday 11th June, 2016 in Stockholm. Venue: at Folkets Hus Bagarmossen, Lillåvägen 44, 128 45 Bagarmossen.. Time: 13.30.00hrs to 20.00hrs The purpose of the event is to celebrate and showcase Swahili culture. Activities

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Foreign Envoy’s Statement on Escalating Violence in Kenya


JOINT STATEMENT Heads of Mission on Recent Violent Demonstrations in Kenya May 24, 2016 We are deeply concerned by the escalation of violence during the demonstrations in Kenyan cities on 23 May around the future of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).  The deaths and injuries of Kenyan citizens were tragic and unnecessary.  We urge the Government of Kenya

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The Disputed Collapse of William Ruto and Unanswered Questions

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In the recent past, Deputy President William Ruto has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Immediately after the assassination of Jacob Juma on 5th of May, Ruto’s name featured prominently as the key suspect who may have masterminded Juma’s assassination. This is because in one of his tweets, Ruto was named by Juma as a person who

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