As many as 89 Kenyan domestic workers have been killed in Saudi Arabia over the past two years. That's why former domestic workers warn others about traveling to the Gulf countries to work under the Kafala system. But change may be on the horizon with government officials discussing ways to mitigate migrant worker abuse and exploitation. Shadrack Omuka reports from Kenya.
A Kenyan foreign ministry communique has clarified newly elected President William Ruto's tweet on rescinding recognition for the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR) was arbitrary and has no bearing on Kenya’s foreign policy, reports Pavan Kulkarni of Peoples Dispatch.
Rural Kenyans said they have been attacked while struggling for land in central Kenya since the 1960s. Land struggles between squatters and deed holders have continued unabated since Kenya's 1963 independence from the British empire. Shadrack Omuka reports.
A regional conference of the National Unity Platform, a political party in Uganda, brought together members of the country’s diaspora from the New York City and Washington metro areas to strategize on how to tackle U.S. meddling that props up leaders. TF editor Julie Varughese reports.
The Tanzanian government had planned to lease the 1,500 square kilometers of Maasai ancestral land to Otterlo Business Corporation, which a group of Dubai royal families own, according to petitioners. But after evictions in 2009, 2013 and 2017, the Maasai sought legal recourse, reports Charles Wachira.