New Internationalist

Articles by Henry Owino

Tension mounts as instability grips Kenya

Al-Shabaab attacks continue and death toll rises while politicians squabble, reports Henry Owino.

  • July 25, 2014
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Are corrupt politicians and park officials collaborating with Kenya’s poachers?

Henry Owino looks into the increase of the crime in a country that claims to be pulling out all the stops to eradicate it.

  • April 8, 2014
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Why is northern Kenya’s hunger crisis being ignored?

Henry Owino investigates the impact of drought in long-neglected Turkana County.

  • February 7, 2014
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SIM cards for elephants

Kenya is using a multipronged approach in the fight against illegal poaching, explains Henry Owino.

  • December 9, 2013
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Amnesty International defends refugees in Kenya

Henry Owino explores the government’s plans to forcibly remove Somalis, despite international criticism.

  • May 29, 2013
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Kenya prepares to swear in fourth president

Now Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win has been confirmed by the Supreme Court, Henry Owino considers what his next moves might be.

  • April 3, 2013
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A sigh of relief post-Kenya election

Although questions remain, including the possibility of a second-round run-off, Henry Owino says tension has lifted, thanks to a broadly peaceful vote.

  • March 12, 2013
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KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

  • February 28, 2013
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KENYA VOTES: Live debate shows potential of country's democracy

The polite deliberation between candidates could be a sign of a calmer country ahead of the March general election, writes Henry Owino.

  • February 13, 2013
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