Akinyi Maina Lolla

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Based in Nairobi, Kenya-Akinyi is The African Exponent's East African Correspondent-bringing to you all important stories from the Eastern part of Africa right on your computer.

  May 20, 2024

Uganda's Top Opposition Leader Withdraws Complaint from Uganda Human Rights Commission

The musician-turned-politician had petitioned the commission, alleging that security agencies had blocked over 20 of his music concerts, confiscated his music equipment, and infringed upon the rights of several individuals to earn a living due to their political affiliations....

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  May 20, 2024

Attempted Coup in DRC: Leader Killed, 50 Arrested Including Three Americans

Gunfire erupted around 4 a.m. in Kinshasa, the nation's capital. The attack, spearheaded by armed men, targeted the presidential palace in the city center, according to army spokesman Sylvain Ekenge....

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  May 18, 2024

Malawi Man Convicted for Insulting President via Animated TikTok Video

During the trial, Judge Talakwanji Mndala described Nkhoma’s actions as inappropriate and found him guilty of the charges....

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  May 17, 2024

Darfur Governor Calls for Civilian Armament

This call for civilian mobilization follows weeks of intense clashes that have resulted in over 60 deaths and hundreds of injuries since May 10, as reported by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders....

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  May 17, 2024

Nairobi on Alert as Lions Spotted Near Lang'ata

KWS has issued a statement assuring the public that they are continuing to monitor the situation with utmost diligence and are maintaining a high alert status....

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  May 16, 2024

Kenyan Man to be Saved From Execution in Saudi Arabia

The negotiations have been arduous, with the initial demand from the victim's family being about $2.6 million, which was later negotiated down to $950,000....

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