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Kenya

After Long Struggle, Kenya's Nubian Minority Secures Land Rights

NEW YORK—Kenya’s decision to acknowledge the land rights of the country’s Nubian minority, announced on June 2, 2017, marks a historic victory for community-based efforts to end patterns of entrenched discrimination against the Nubians, the Open…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
05 Jun 2017

Kenya

Kenya’s Nubian Minority Pushes Forward for Equal Treatment

by Laura Bingham This April, a mobile registration team was hard at work again in the Kibera neighborhood of the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. For five days, a team offered people help in securing national identity cards—a document…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
16 May 2017

Burundi + 4 more

Election Management Bodies in East Africa: A comparative study of the contribution of electoral commissions to the strengthening of democracy

The reports are the product of longitudinal assessments of the management of elections in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, with particular emphasis on each country’s EMB. They analyse the development of each country’s EMB over time,…

Format:
Analysis
Source:
Open Society Foundations, AfriMAP
Posted:
28 May 2015
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Namibia

A Win for Victims of Forced Sterilization in Namibia

On November 3, the Supreme Court of Namibia sided with women’s health. Two years prior, the country’s High Court ruled that medical personnel at public hospitals violated the rights of three HIV-positive women when it sterilized…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
19 Dec 2014

Kenya

Assassinations, Disappearances, and Riots: What’s Happening in Mombasa?

The international community’s attention to Kenya has been sharply focused on the upcoming March 2013 elections and preventing the type of horrific ethnic violence that surrounded the 2007 election. But other things, big things, are afoot. On…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
30 Aug 2012

South Africa + 14 more

The End of Southern Africa's Regional Human Rights Court?

by Richard Lee Leaders of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) took a momentous decision in Maputo over the weekend—to shut the doors of the SADC Tribunal, preventing the region’s citizens from seeking justice for human rights…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Open Society Foundations
Posted:
21 Aug 2012