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Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke The controversial Ugandan musician cum Member of Parliament has had a lot of heads wagging in the last couple of weeks drawing opprobrium against Uganda’s government from all over the world. But who is Bobi Wine?  And can the 36 year old musician lead a revolution in East Africa’s largest …

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Written by: Dan Mwangi dan@mtkenyatimes.co.ke Love him or hate him you have to lift up your glass and give it up for Tanzanian President John Magufuli. The man who was little known prior to  being elected President has really curved out a niche for himself in the East African  political space. The former chemistry teacher …

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Written by: Meshack Masibo President Mwai Kibaki’s decision to deploy thousands of Kenyan troops to Somalia more than half a decade ago to wage war against Al Qaeda-supporting Al Shabaab militants was described as the biggest security gamble the country has ever taken since independence from Britain in 1963. Initially when the Former President, as …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo Gukurahundi refers to the attempted genocide of the Ndebele by Robert Mugabe’s Fifth Brigade soon after Zimbabwe gained independence. Beginning in January 1983, Mugabe waged a campaign of terror against the people in Matabeleland in the western part of the country. The Gukurahundi massacres is one of the darkest times …

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  Written by: Meshack Masibo Africa has had its fair share of tyrannical rulers over the decades, whether it is the brutish inhumanity of Idi Amin Dada or the subtle overbearing holds of power by different despots, tyranny has formed a big part of the political culture of many African states. In this article we …

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  The country looks poised for another referendum with cries from segments of the society for certain changes in our constitution. Moreover, influential politicians in the country are pushing for plebiscite for various reasons some which look valid. At the same time and especially for a section of Jubilee Political P   arty led by …

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