NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The homemade alcoholic drinks, popularly dubbed chang’aa (“kill me quick”) or Kumi Kumi (ten-ten shillings), are popular with the poor, who cannot afford commercially brewed bottled beer, which is heavily taxed.
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NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The bishops questioned the safety of the vaccines, saying the manufacturer failed to provide requested information and the government disregarded the bishops’ request for tests.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Protesters have called for tactics ranging from throwing rotten eggs at the president to encouraging prostitutes to march naked in the streets during his visit.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) The nation’s highest court ruled that refusing to register a gay rights organization infringed on the constitutional rights of free association for LGBT Kenyans.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab militants have targeted government offices, U.N. facilities, the airport, the president’s palace, hotels and restaurants in their bid to overthrow the government.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) Although Muslim leaders say they, too, are victims of terror attacks, Christian leaders feel that Muslims have not been forthright in addressing terror challenges.
NAIROBI, Kenya (RNS) This week, Kenya froze the accounts of 85 groups and individuals, including bus companies and Muslim rights organizations, allegedly linked to al-Shabab, following a massacre at a Kenyan university last week.
(RNS) I know how American Jews would be reacting if it had been Jewish students who were killed. We can only hope that Christian priests and pastors will do the same: Speak out about the lethal persecution of Christians.
(Reuters) The pope spoke as churches in Kenya, where al Shabaab gunmen massacred nearly 150 people, singling out Christians for point-blank executions, turned to armed guards to protect their congregations on Easter.