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The Kenyan chapter of notinmycountry.org allows students to report corruption and rank the performance of university staff while remaining anonymous
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Kenya’s new president, Uhuru Kenyatta, has been inaugurated in a peaceful transition of power after fears that a close election result and contested court case might lead to violence.
I am not a little girl any more. I know what I want. I want to make my own choices for my future and getting married now is not part of my plans.