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Celebrating the Death of Margaret Thatcher in London

Cheers “Maggie Maggie Maggie, dead dead dead” Several hundred people gathered in south London on Monday evening to celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s death with cans of beer, pints of milk and an impromptu street disco playing the soundtrack to her years in power. Young and old descended on Brixton, a suburb which weathered two outbreaks of rioting during the Thatcher years.

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Planned Anti-Uhuru Kenyatta Demonstrations During His Swearing In: Statement from Organizers

We are releasing this Statement to correct distortions being created in the Kenyan media. Uhuru Kenyatta will, on Tuesday 9th April 2013, be sworn in as President of the Republic of Kenya. We belong to a Movement of Kenyans called “Reclaim Kenya” and who do not accept that Uhuru Kenyatta was validly elected President of the Republic Kenya. We believe

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Play Depicting Exploitation of Oil in Turkana Banned in kenya

The controversy around the banning of a play, Shackles of Doom, by Butere Girls has continued to raise questions. There was drama when Kakamega County Education Officer Alex Majani refused to allow journalists and theatre critics to watch the play. Over ten journalists from different media houses were stranded at the school after earlier arrangements to have the play staged

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What Next for Kenya after Catastrophic Failure of the National Democratic Process?

Everlasting hegemony by Kikuyu mafia cartel or separate Republics for the Provinces? The people of the Republic of Kenya are on the horns of dilemma because the National Democratic Movement appears to have reached a dead end. The historical mission of the person called Raila Amolo Odinga may be approaching its final days and as Cord takes its seats in

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