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Lupita Nyong’o: How Film Producer Harvey Weinstein Sexually Harassed Me

Oscar award-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o is the latest to accuse American film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment. This follows an investigation launched by the Los Angeles Police Department  into whether Harvey Weinstein raped an Italian model in 2013. The model, whose name was not disclosed, reported her allegations to police on

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Double standards: ‘Why Aren’t We All with Somalia?’

More than 300 people were killed when a powerful bomb blast ripped through Mogadishu, Somalia's capital, on Saturday. The attack marked the deadliest assault the country has ever witnessed. Somalia's three-day national mourning period for the victims is coming to an end, with around 300 more people also injured in the blast. Dozens are missing, hospitals are

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Kenya Election: IEBC Commissioner Akombe Full Resignation Statement

For many months now, I have questioned my role as a commissioner at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission. But I have soldiered on hoping that we could collectively find a way of addressing the crisis our country faces today. I have agonised over the decision to leave my committed IEBC

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Andrew Mwenda: Bobi Wine Lacks the Basic Competences to Even Manage a Village

Opinion: Andrew Mwenda Why Bobi Wine is misguided   So Bobi Wine issued a “letter to Young Ugandans” in which he claims that colonialism marked Uganda’s golden age. This is the problem with President Yoweri Museveni’s critics - always ignorant and emotional and their arguments always lack substance in both matter and manner.   I

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10 Ways to Know that Your Man is Cheating on You

It's not really so hard to figure out if your man is a cheater or a faithful partner. Men are known to be very good at masking their indiscretion in relationships. Some are so good at it that their girlfriends don't get to know until after breaking up with the two-timing

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Zari-Diamond Love Relationship Hangs on Business Deals Thread

Socialite Zari Hassan has come out to dismiss reports that she had separated with Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz. But Zari’s dismissal reveals even more about the celebrities’ crumbling relationship – or rather a ‘situation-ship’ that hangs on the thread of business deals. The reports had been fuelled by Zari’s actions of

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Don Wanyama: Uganda’s Constitution is Not Cast in Stone

A fallacy is generally defined as “a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments” or simply put, “it is faulty reasoning.” In the debate over the amendment of Article 102 (b), which sets the minimum age of the President at 35 and maximum at 75, the Opposition that is

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Of Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o Missing Nobel Literature Prize, Again

On the day the Nobel Committee was to announce the winner of the Literature prize in 2010, I sat at our home in Limuru with two journalists from Spain, watching the live streaming of the announcement. My father, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, was considered by many bookies to be the favourite

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Age Limit Consultative Meetings: Inside Plan to Push Through Controversial Bill

Uganda’s ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has drawn a plan for the consultation process for the controversial Age Limit Amendment Bill 2017. Sponsored by Igara West MP Rapahel Magyezi, the bill seeks to, among other issues, delete article 102b of the constitution that bars anyone over the age of 75

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