Kenya http://kuow.org en In Kenya, Corruption Is Widely Seen, Rarely Punished http://kuow.org/post/how-corruption-security-forces-hurts-kenya <em><strong>Editor's Note:</strong> One out of three Africans paid a bribe in the past year to obtain a government document, get medical care, place kids in school or settle an issue with police, according to a <a href="http://www.afrobarometer.org/files/documents/press_release/ab_r5_pr8.pdf" target="_blank">recent survey</a><a href="afrobarometer.org">.</a> Police consistently attracted the highest ratings of corruption, including those in Kenya. NPR's Gregory Warner looks at the impact it has on the country. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 14:48:00 +0000 Gregory Warner 24534 at http://kuow.org In Kenya, Corruption Is Widely Seen, Rarely Punished Extremism In Africa: The Danger Of Oversimplification http://kuow.org/post/extremism-africa-danger-oversimplification <p>Last week, militant group al-Shabab attacked a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing over 60 people. On Sunday, dozens of students were murdered when a group, widely believed to be Boko Haram, rampaged an agricultural college in northeast Nigeria. David Hyde talks with Peter Lewis, director of Johns Hopkins&#39; African studies program in their School of Advanced International Studies, about extremist violence in Africa and the different groups operating there. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 19:43:14 +0000 David Hyde 21387 at http://kuow.org Extremism In Africa: The Danger Of Oversimplification Siege Over, Kenya Has 'Defeated The Monster Of Terrorism' http://kuow.org/post/siege-over-kenya-has-defeated-monster-terrorism <strong>Update at 12:55 p.m. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 20874 at http://kuow.org Siege Over, Kenya Has 'Defeated The Monster Of Terrorism' Al-Shabab's Attack In Kenya Was A Long Time Coming http://kuow.org/post/al-shababs-attack-kenya-was-long-time-coming <p>The deadly terrorist attack in a Kenyan shopping mall has so far left over 60 dead and many wounded. The Somali-based terrorist organization Al-Shabab claimed responsibility. While the attack came as a shock to many of us, law professor Makau Mutua says Kenya has known for a long time that an attack was coming.</p><p>Makau Mutua is the dean of University of Buffalo's Law School and member of the independent, nonpartisan Council on Foreign Relations. Ross Reynolds talks with Makau about the context behind this act of terrorism. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 18:38:36 +0000 Ross Reynolds 20904 at http://kuow.org Al-Shabab's Attack In Kenya Was A Long Time Coming Militant Group Al-Shabab Evolves With Help From Al-Qaida http://kuow.org/post/militant-group-al-shabab-evolves-help-al-qaida Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Now, the strike on Nairobi was noteworthy in part because of the group claiming responsibility. As David and Gregory mentioned, al-Shabab is a militant organization from nearby Somalia. Analyst Bronwyn Bruton of the Atlantic Council says a few years ago it would've had little reason to strike outside Somalia's borders. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 08:47:00 +0000 editor 20869 at http://kuow.org