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An Unexpected Succession Battle Throws Kenya Into Chaos

A sharpening tussle to succeed President Uhuru Kenyatta is threatening to undermine Kenya’s efforts at ambitious reforms.
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She Is a Gold Digger: Women Strike It Big in East Africa

Women have traditionally occupied menial, low-paying jobs in this region’s gold mining industry.
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He's Turning Lights on in War-Torn Rural Somalia, One Panel at a Time

Somali-American Guled Wiliq battles financial restrictions and safety concerns to bring power to his home country.
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The Carlos Watson Show

The Carlos Watson Show brings bold, impactful conversations with culture-defining celebrities, intellectual pioneers and changemakers, spotlighting the voices you need to hear to make sense of this important time in American history.
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Everyone Wants a Piece of the Horn of Africa's Ports

The row between tiny Djibouti and a Dubai-based port operator reflects a much larger struggle for influence that is sucking in world powers.
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Can These Youths in Red Berets Take Down Uganda's Dictator?

An unlikely movement of young Ugandans is shaking Yoweri Museveni’s regime like never before.
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The Bigger Hidden Cost Behind Tanzania's $2B Hydropower Project

This project promises to solve the country’s energy woes.
News + Politics

Want to Wipe Out Terror in Somalia? Turn to Women

Without meaningful participation of women in government, efforts to eliminate terrorism and establish a stable government will fail.
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Investors Are Helping Put Somaliland on the Map

A separated slice of Somalia is emerging as a beacon of progress for a country devastated by decades of conflict.
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East Africa Tests Noncustodial Sentences

Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are increasingly employing community service as punishment for smaller crimes, offering an alternative penal model.
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The Weekender

OZY Tribe members near and far provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time.
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Malawi Doubles Down on Diesel for Power

The world’s second-poorest nation is buying Chinese diesel-powered generators to take on a crippling electricity shortage.
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Check Out the Gorgeous (and Legal) Street Art of Kigali

Rwanda’s capital is an oasis of stunning street art with strong messages.

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