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Uneasy calm in Kenya
KENYA is enjoying an uneasy calm almost a month after the country was rocked by violence in the wake of a disputed presidential elections. Hundreds of families continue to leave their homes in volatile areas, especially in Rift Valley Province, for fear of fresh attacks even as international mediators such as the Chairman of African Union, Ghana’s John Kufour, archbishop Desmond Tutu and other religious leaders preached peace. Churches and traditional places of refuge in times of distress have not been spared in this post election violence and hundreds of refugees have crossed the boarder into Uganda. 

After a long period of waiting for the declaration of results of the December 27 polls, the declaration and swift swearing in of the incumbent President Mwai Kibaki and the immediate rejection of the results by the ODM leader Raila Odinga set the whole nation on fire leading to the death of almost 600 people.   more...

 
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IN THIS ISSUE   BEAUTY DRAMA & MUSIC
From my Mind’s Eye ,with Leona Satchell-Samuels
Black Hair product manufacturers launch £10,000 community grant award
Liverpool - Capital of European Culture
“GROWING PAINS” -  By Nachi Aguboshim
The Love Thing
 
Juldeh Camara collaborates with rock star Justin Adams

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