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  1. Kenya: FGM Season Underway as Residents Devise New Methods of Beating Ban

    [Nation] Practitioners of female genital mutilation have devised new ways of overcoming a government crackdown on the cultural rite of passage.
  2. Libya: Libyan Women Lose Hope in the Revolution

    [Deutsche Welle] The civil war that brought down Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi allowed the country's women to carve out niches for themselves in public life. Now they are being squeezed out and even killed.
  3. Kenya: Tough Balancing Act for Kenya As China and U.S. Battle for Its Heart

    [Nation] The United States has once again renewed its war with China as it seeks to tame its influence in Africa, particularly in Kenya, which has enjoyed a lot of financial support from the Asian nation.
  4. Zimbabwe: Striking Doctors 'Forced' to Use Condoms as Protective Gloves

    [New Zimbabwe] DOCTORS have claimed they are being forced to use condoms when performing examinations due to the shortage of gloves as the ongoing strike by junior General Practitioners enters its third week.
  5. Kenya: Are These the Most Recognisable, Celebrated Kenyans in Diaspora?

    [Nation] This week, hundreds of Kenyans living abroad and those who have returned will congregate at the Ole Sereni Hotel for the fifth Diaspora Homecoming Conference.