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Past articles by Jina:

Anatomy of an internet shutdown

How citizens, telecom employees and activists in Sudan turned a battle for digital rights into a referendum on the government → Read More

U.N. Cases Read Like ‘Manual in How Not to Investigate’ Sexual Assault

The secretary general has vowed greater accountability for sexual misconduct. But many employees say that won’t end decades of sexism and abuse within the organization. → Read More

Burundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential Term

The new rules pave the way for Pierre Nkurunziza, the country’s longest-serving president, to potentially stay in power until 2034. → Read More

Burundi’s Leader Aims to Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.

Pierre Nkurunziza, the underestimated leader of a tiny African country, is poised to become an “eternal” president if referendum voters agree to extend his term. → Read More

Kenya Bans Film About 2 Girls in Love Because It’s ‘Too Hopeful’

The first Kenyan entry ever nominated for an award at the Cannes Film Festival is banned at home because the film board said it “legitimizes homosexuality.” → Read More

10 South Sudan Aid Workers Are Abducted, U.N. Says

The humanitarian workers were traveling in a convoy between two cities when they disappeared. → Read More

Top Somali Politician Steps Down, Avoiding Showdown With President

The resignation of the speaker of Parliament should reduce the threat of violence as power struggles strain the government. → Read More

Despite Millions of Refugees, Congo Rejects U.N. Aid Effort

The Democratic Republic of Congo is boycotting a donor conference that aims to raise $1.7 billion for millions of Congolese people affected by conflict. → Read More

Crisis Averted in Somalia’s Parliament, but Tensions Simmer

The speaker and Somalia’s president have been at odds following a vote on whether to allow an Emirati company control over a major port. → Read More

Shabab Attacks in Somalia Leave Ugandan Peacekeepers Dead

The Islamist militants claimed to have killed 59 Ugandans, but they are known to exaggerate. A peacekeeping spokesman put the death toll at four. → Read More

Cambridge Analytica Had a Role in Kenya Election, Too

An undercover video broadcast on British television revealed that the company worked for the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta. → Read More

‘We Should Unite’: Kenya’s Top Political Rivals Hold Surprise Meeting

After months of escalating tension following bitterly contentious elections, the president and the opposition leader promised to work together. → Read More

Kenya’s Political Turmoil Is a Tale of Fathers and Sons

The fathers of Kenya’s president and opposition leader were political allies who became adversaries. In a sense, the sons are repeating their battles. → Read More

As Kenya Political Stalemate Drags On, U.S. Becomes a Target

The opposition coalition is beginning to fray, but some of its supporters are doubling down — by burning American flags. → Read More

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Resigns Amid Political Turmoil

Observers said Hailemariam Desalegn’s departure was a matter of time, but a boycott in the capital this week may have finally tipped the scales. → Read More

Kenya’s Government Returns Some TV Stations to the Air

The partial restoration came five days after a court order demanded an immediate end to the blackout. The censorship has stunned many in Kenya. → Read More

Kenya’s About-Face: Fear for Democracy as Dissent Is Muzzled

Just months ago, Kenya was praised for its democracy. Now the government is ignoring court orders, jailing opponents and threatening journalists. → Read More

Kenya Government Defies Court Order to Restore TV Broadcasts

A court in Nairobi ordered the government to restore four channels it suspended on Tuesday “with immediate effect.” So far, it has refused. → Read More

As Kenya Takes Orwellian Turn, Government Goes After Journalists

In Kenya, a struggle has unfolded between the news media and the president, who had warned journalists not to cover an important event by his political rival. → Read More

Kenyans Name a ‘People’s President,’ and TV Broadcasts Are Cut

The opposition leader Raila Odinga lost elections last year, but his supporters convened in the capital for an alternate “inauguration.” → Read More