A number of election-cycle oddities go unexplained—including the novel involvement of foreign big-data and PR consultancies who’ve played significant roles in electoral upsets in both the U.S. and U.K.
On bridge of a Chinese dredger near Lamu port.
My article Big Game: U.S. Secret Hunt for Jihadists in a Kenyan forest | The Marjan Centre | War and the Non-Human Sphere | King’s College, London
“The Americans are very complicated, aren't they? On the one hand they are helping us by building roads, dispensaries, schools, but they also seem to want to kill us.”
LONG GOODBYE 07.27.15 2:20 PM ET How Obama Glossed Over Africa’s Troubles By MARGOT KISER To keep his visit […]
“We fear Obama is coming to teach our children to be gay,” the owner of a beauty salon in a Christian town on the coast told me. In reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court decision last month to recognize a constitutional right to same-sex marriage, one anti-gay-rights fringe group reportedly plans to protest in Nairobi—and, for reasons as yet unclear, to do so in the nude.
South Sudan’s civil war has been a disaster for humans and animals alike. Soldiers on both sides have turned the slaughter of giraffes and other animals into an industry.
MONSTERS CHRISTIANS WARNED, THEN KILLED IN KENYAN UNIVERSITY MASSACRE BY MARGOT KISER 04.02.15 Around 5:30 Thursday morning, when Hassan Osman, […]
Al-Shabab’s Anti-Christian Slaughter – Why Kenya’s Punitive Counter-Terror Measures aren’t Working – The Daily Beast
Poor intelligence and evidence gathering, and a weak judicial process, have resulted in reliance on dirty-war tactics such as mass arbitrary arrests, forced disappearances, rape, and extrajudicial killings.
Kenya tourism tanks amid increasing violence Margot Kiser Attacks on tourists has contributed to a steep decline in tourism in […]
The irony and tragedy of Wolf Number Ten’s long journey is in having successfully habituated to its new environs only to stray outside the park, where it meets its fate
WORLD06. 16. 14 MILITANTS ‘EXECUTED NON-MUSLIMS’ AT KENYAN WORLD CUP WATCH PARTY by Margot Kiser A brutal attack on a […]
Religious leaders say Kenyan security forces are targeting them unfairly for persecution if not indeed for summary execution, but the police argue they have clear intelligence linking many of the local preachers to Somali terrorists.
Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade WORLD NEWS 01.26.14 Margot Kiser Has the tiny nation of Burundi become ground zero […]
2013 Lamu Cultural Week. Unlike Maulidi, the annual ancient Swahili event celebrating birth of the Prophet Mohammed, Cultural Week is […]