Kenyans Criticize The New York Times’ Publication of Victims’ Photos from Dusit Hotel Terrorist Attack, Call for Editor’s Removal as Twitter Suspends Paper’s Handle

Victims of the Dusit Terrorist Attack in Nairobi are laid to rest. Photo credit: Daily Active Kenya. Kenyans are rightly criticizing The New York Times‘ publication of victims’ photos from the January 15 Al Shabaab terrorist attack on Dusit D2 Hotel and Secret Gardens restaurant, Riverside Complex, Nairobi, which claimed 21 lives, according to an updated report by The Star. The graphic photos were posted on Twitter and swiftly drew backlash. The American media house subsequently...
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At 81, Ngugi wa Thiong’o Announces 34th Book, a Gikuyu Philosophical Epic Novel, 13 Years After His Last

Ngugi wa Thiong’o. Photo credit: Leonardo Cendamo, Leemage. Thirteen years after his last novel Wizard of the Crow, Ngugi wa Thiong’o, who turned 81 on 5 January, has a new one forthcoming. Kenda Muiyuru: Rugano Rwa Gikuyu na Mumbi, published in Gikuyu by East African Educational Publishers, is, according to Kenya’s The Standard, “a ground-breaking epic that subverts patriarchy and roots for social equity.” The book, the author’s 10th fiction book and 34th overall, will be trans...
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