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Articles by Henry Owino

Cartels to blame for Kenya’s mass school burnings, witnesses say

The cartels influence teachers to incite students, reports Henry Owino.

  • October 5, 2016
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Police executions push Kenya to dark days

The killings are causing outrage, panic and shock among citizens. Henry Owino reports.

  • July 18, 2016
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Africa’s hub of corruption

Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.

  • May 19, 2015
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Land-grabbing impunity

No end in sight for Kenya’s land troubles, says Henry Owino.

  • February 11, 2015
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Prepare for the worst, African farmers told

Climate change threatens food security but, Henry Owino discovers, adaptation is already underway.

  • October 8, 2014
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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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About Henry Owino

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Henry Owino is a freelance journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. He holds a BA in Communications from Daystar University, Kenya. Mr Owino worked with Nation Media Group, Broadcast Division, NTV in Kenya before becoming an independent journalist. He is trained and specializes in investigative journalism, science, health, environment and agriculture. He also writes widely about gender and governance.

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