Special Report


Kenyans want sex work legalised — survey

Prostitutes willing to pay tax should the government recognise the oldest trade

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Sauti Sol bags MTV EMA Best African Act awardBy NJERI MUCHAI in Nairobi | Friday, October 24  2014 at  12:45

Sauti Sol: This year’s Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Awards. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Group no strangers to winning or to international recognition

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‘I survived Ebola to help others fight the disease’By SALOME KARWAH | Tuesday, October 21  2014 at  10:59

Salome Karwah, Ebola survivor turned caretaker, at Médecins Sans Frontières’s (MSF) Elwa 3, Monrovia, Liberia. FILE PHOTO | COURTESY |

A personal story of triumph

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President Ian Khama faces the challenge of his life but...By MTOKOZISI DUBE | Saturday, October 18  2014 at  14:42

A supporter of President Ian Khama at a campaign rally. PHOTO | MTOKOZISI DUBE |

Numbers appear to be in the leader's favour despite growing political pressure

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Boom times for Ethiopia's coffee shopsBy JAMES JEFFREY | Thursday, October 16  2014 at  16:26

Ethiopia has a very long and proud coffee-making history. PHOTO | BBC |

How young professionals leading busy lives are driving the change

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How Nyerere won Africa’s deadly warBy ATTILIO TAGALILE | Tuesday, October 14  2014 at  11:41

Mwalimu Julius Nyerere. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Tanzania commemorates 15th anniversary of the death of founding president

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Kenya's new status symbolBy VINCENT ACHUKA | Monday, October 13  2014 at  10:54

Police displaying AK47 firearm recovered after four robbers were shot dead in Nairobi on July 21, 2014. A survey, which ranked Kenya at position 61 out of the 178 countries polled in terms of weapons in private hands, found that there were at least 5,000 registered gun owners in the country. PHOTO | FILE |

What could be driving this new craze ?

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