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Mo’ money, mo’ problems

Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the Turkish presidential elections, extending his 16-year stretch in power by five more years. The president gave a gushing acceptance speech even before all the votes were counted. “The message is clear,” he said.  “With…

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Don’t mess with an angry mother

Some women go through ‘normal’ labour, if indeed there is such a thing. The contractions start, short and intermittent at first, giving mama some time to catch her breath and situate herself. For women who’ve never given birth before, those…

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Diamonds at the meeting of our thighs

Seth Panyako says he’s willing to die for the cause. Panyako is widely recognised as the de jure Kenya National Union of Nurses (KNUN) secretary general. This is a man who, oddly enough, is at the helm of a traditionally…

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I have the right to remain private

It has been called one of the most progressive constitutions in the world. A legal document that is ahead of its time. A people-centred collection of laws, rights and freedoms. To quote former Chief Justice Willy Mutunga, the commitment “to…

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