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KENYA VOTES: Fight or flight?

Phoebe Matsika and Sidi Sarro live in Kenya. One is leaving the country over safety fears, but the other is staying. Here’s why.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Violence Women

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.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

KENYA VOTES: Peaceniks use mobiles to cool election tempers

Moses Wasamu on initiatives to help prevent violence at the polls, including promoting peace via text message.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Non-Violence Peace

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.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics Violence

From war to democracy: reframing Sierra Leone

As he remembers the 1999 Freetown massacre, Seray Bangura looks to a bright future for the country formally known as ‘war torn.’

Filed in: Democracy Development (Aid) Sierra Leone Violence

Tensions over Egypt’s referendum result

Voting may be finished but political divisions continue after a low turnout writes Adam Ramsey.

Filed in: Democracy Egypt Human Rights Politics Social Change

Eulogy for Occupy

Chris Brazier reacts to Quinn Norton’s piece on the complexities of the movement – good and bad.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Internet Politics Technology United States

Richard Stallman: ‘Apple has tightest digital handcuffs in history’

Hazel Healy speaks to free software’s moral compass about Anonymous, licensing and digital freedoms.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Internet Technology

Digital freedoms – The Facts

Who’s online where, who has your data and how much are they spending to get it?

Filed in: Democracy Human Rights Technology

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