Friday, 21 January, 2022

Topic: Kenya

‘Everything is fragile’ — how two refugees see the world during the Covid-19 crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has revealed brutal social inequalities and refugees are worst hit due to food insecurity and limited access to hygiene.

Kenya left with only one white giraffe after poachers kill mother and calf

White giraffes are animals that have leucism, a condition that causes loss of pigmentation.

Somali terror group Al-Shabaab attacks Kenyan military base also used by US forces

Al-Shabaab claimed it had taken partial control of Camp Simba in Kenya's coastal Lamu region, while the Kenyan army said the attempted breach was repulsed.

Sushma Swaraj assures help to families of Indians killed in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj responded to tweets of family members of the deceased, and said embassies in Kenya and Ethiopia will provide assistance.

Brazil, Ethiopia & Kenya: A new wave of unlikely economic reformers

ThePrint takes a look at how some countries are implementing reforms and what the politics behind the agenda is.

Indian tea sales to wilt as Kenyan crop jumps

It's all in the leaves: Kenya delivers good quality tea at a low price, while India’s tea in that category is quite expensive in relative terms.

Why NYT’s photos of dead in Nairobi terror attack failed journalism & dishonoured victims

Terrorists create a theatre of death and destruction to create fear, and New York Times’s use of photographs of the dead plays into this strategic ritual.

‘Censorship’ in Trump’s America and Messi’s tax evasion ‘goal’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.

Secunderabad to Mumbai, the remarkable captain Chhetri and the fire he lit

Sunil Chhetri’s Twitter plea to fans and the full house in Mumbai only cement his status as the face of Indian football who transcends the sport in this cricket-crazy nation.

Global Pulse: A crackdown on the Kenyan media puts their democracy in danger

The President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has implemented a media crackdown and has been trying to change election legislation.

On Camera


The BBC Broadcasting House in London

BBC is Britain’s only imperial legacy with purpose, UK must value it to remain in soft-power war

It’s deeply worrying that the Johnson govt, filled with defenders of the country’s imperial past, seems intent on rendering this last great British asset valueless.

Mahindra expects strong recovery in auto sales as supply chain constraints ease

According to Mahindra, the auto industry is poised for a very strong rebound because it has been buffeted by a number of factors over the last 2-3 years.


File image of German Ambassador to India Walter J. Lindner | Twitter | @AmbLindnerIndia

Won’t be silent if rules-based order challenged, envoy Lindner says as German warship visits

In an exclusive interview, the German ambassador to India said port call of the German warship Bayern in Mumbai shows the significance of the Indo-Pacific region.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.