Kenyan Christians defend native stimulant
With the green coloration at the corner of his mouth, Ikenda looks like any other khat user. He's an elder of the East African Pentecostal Church.
Christian-Muslim tensions in Kenya
Kenyan Muslims are a marginalized minority. Many are concentrated in Coast Province, where unfair land distribution is a festering wound.
Orthodoxy's roots in Egypt and Ethiopia are ancient. In East Africa there is a younger movement: a native Orthodoxy, locally grown.
The hymn "Tukutendereza Yesu" is a staple of Kenya's booming Christian music industry. Across modern East Africa, the song is hard to avoid. But just why is it so successful?
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