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Rows of fresh Wau Eats samosas waiting to be packed and delivered to eager customers, Nairobi, Kenya

Apple pie samosas for Thanksgiving? In East Africa, these fried treats are a hit.


Aleya Kassam, one of the founders of Wau Eats in Nairobi, said her family has enjoyed making samosas for generations. As they experiment with different fillings, Americans living in Kenya are even ordering apple pie samosas for Thanksgiving.

Jordan's King Abdullah II is shown speaking behind a microphone and wearing a dark suit.

‘Pandora Papers’ expose hidden wealth of global elite

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta is shown sitting and listening while wearing a dark suit and red tie.

Leaked ‘Pandora’ records show how the powerful shield assets

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Supporters of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta cheer during a Jubilee Party campaign rally at Uhuru park in Nairobi, Kenya August 4, 2017.

Cambridge Analytica’s political work extends far beyond the US

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An opposition supporter returns a teargas canister fired by police during clashes in Kibera slum in Nairobi, Kenya, Oct. 26, 2017.

Kenya’s disputed election re-run turns violent

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Kenya court cancels election results and orders a new vote

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Opposition supporters are cheering the high court’s historic ruling that President Uhuru Kenyatta “was not validly elected.”

Kenyan rapper Octopizzo grew up in the Kibera slum and still has a house there. He has been speaking out against police violence he witnessed against protestors who congregated in the slum the day after the results of Kenya's election were announced.

After witnessing police shoot protesters, Kenyan rapper Octopizzo says ‘who will speak out if I don’t?’


Kenyan hip-hop artist Octopizzo says he witnessed police officers firing live bullets on protesters and bystanders in Kibera. Kenyan authorities deny that police used disproportionate force, but Octopizzo says he saw it for himself.

A child plays at the entrance of a polling station pasted with campaign posters ahead of the presidential election in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya.

Kenyans are taking no chances ahead of high-stakes election

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In recent days, the lines of early morning travelers at Nairobi’s long-distance bus stations have been thick with people seeking to leave the city.

Peace messages by graffiti artist Solo7 adorn Nairobi's Kibera slum in the run-up to the election on August 8.

Kenyans worry ‘fake news’ might spark more election violence

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Kenyans vote on Tuesday for a new president, and videos with phony CNN and BBC logos have popped up online to sway the elections. People are worried about a contested result and more violence breaking out after the elections, as it did in 2007.

Kenyan women take part in a protest along a main street in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi on November 17, 2014. They were demanding justice for a woman who was attacked and stripped recently by men who claimed that she was dressed indecently.

Miniskirts are only a symptom of Kenya’s problems with women, protesters say


Kenyan women’s rights groups took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday to demand justice for a woman who was attacked for the way she dressed. But protesters say the issue isn’t just about miniskirts — it’s about how Kenya treats its female citizens.