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The Perils Facing Kenya’s Freedom of Speech and Peaceful Protests

The increasing protests in Kenya and the upcoming presidential election highlight the tribal tensions that are hurting the country’s democracy and freedom of expression.

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The Defender

Cartoon: The Defender

A death toll of 185 makes 2015 the deadliest year for environmental activists.

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Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe. Image via City of Asylum Pittsburgh.

The Writer’s Block Transcripts: A Q&A with Okey Ndibe

Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe on his relationship with mentor Chinua Achebe, his life, and his forthcoming memoir.

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Cartoon: Educational Reform in Mexico

In Oaxaca, Mexico, six people were killed and dozens injured during clashes between teachers and police.

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Nigerian writer Okey Ndibe. Image via City of Asylum Pittsburgh.

The Writer’s Block: A Video Q&A with Okey Ndibe

An interview with Nigerian author Okey Ndibe, author of Arrows of Rain, Foreign Gods, Inc. and the forthcoming memoir, Never Look an American in the Eye.

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