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John-Allan Namu has always been at the centre of investigative journalism in Kenya, whether he’s unearthing a major political scandal or exploring infamous crimes in Kenya. His work has earned him awards and threats in equal measure. So it’s only fitting that Namu, together with his team at Africa Uncensored, have given Kenya its first-ever true-crime documentary series with The Last Door, now streaming on Showmax.

African True-Crime Documentaries Stream on Showmax

By Jennifer Ochieng Published September 24, 2023 John-Allan Namu has always been at the centre of investigative journalism in Kenya, whether he’s unearthing a major political scandal or exploring infamous crimes in Kenya. His work has earned him awards and threats in equal measure. So it’s only fitting that Namu,…

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Sheng Novel Raises Awareness on Thorny Socio-Economic Issues in Kenya

By Iminza Keboge Published November 10, 2022 What would you do if you were a poor man’s son and the teenage daughter of the family that employs your father as a domestic servant accused you of making her pregnant? This isn’t the story line of Across the Bridge by Mwangi…

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Carine Kaneza Nantulya, deputy Africa director at Human Rights Watch.

Ethiopia’s Truce Needs Robust Rights Monitoring

By Human Rights Watch Published November 4, 2022 The ‘cessation of hostilities’ agreement between Ethiopia’s federal government and Tigrayan authorities announced on November 2, 2022 provides a crucial opportunity for immediate and rigorous international monitoring to avert further atrocities and a humanitarian catastrophe. The two main warring parties reached an…

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Otsieno Namwaya, East Africa Director at Human Rights Watch.

Irregularities Mar Kenya’s COVID-19 Cash Transfers

By Human Rights Watch Press Published August 26, 2021 Kenyan authorities failed to design a social security programme that would guarantee everyone an adequate standard of living during the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In a report titled We Are All Vulnerable Here: Kenya’s Pandemic Cash Transfer Program Riddled with Irregularities,…

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On March 17, Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, who has since been sworn in as President on March 19, said in a public address that Magufuli had died of a heart attack at a hospital in Dar es Salaam.

President’s Death Opportunity to Reverse Downward Human Rights Trajectory

By Human Rights Watch Press Published March 19, 2021 Tanzania’s President John Pombe Magufuli Joseph, whose death was confirmed on March 17, 2021, leaves a legacy of repression and serious human rights abuses. Human Rights Watch (HRW) says the death of the late President provides an opportunity for the new…

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Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders shall host a meeting to discuss the human rights situation in South Sudan on March 2, 2021.

Human Rights Advocates Hold Consultative Public Meeting on South Sudan Ahead of Crucial UN Vote

By Khalifa Hemed Published March 1, 2021 Human Rights Watch, Amnesty International, Front Line Defenders shall host a meeting to discuss the human rights situation in South Sudan on March 2, 2021. The three international human rights organisations will present their recent work ahead of a United Nations Human Rights…

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