Ariel Zirulnick writes for The Christian Science Monitor.
Can a 'humble pope' temper Kenya's political extravagance?
(The Christian Science Monitor) Pope Francis, dubbed the “humble pontiff” for his focus on the poor and his own simple inclinations, a...
November 25, 2015
Garissa university: locals question calls to shut down a beacon of hope
(The Christian Science Monitor) It has been four years since Garissa University College opened its doors as northern Kenya’s first uni...
April 7, 2015
Kenya’s Christians reel from attack
(The Christian Science Monitor) “We have to sing this song with a happy voice,” George Owino urged the dozen or so worshi...
April 6, 2015
In Kenya, religious coexistence feels pressure of stronger Muslim identity
(The Christian Science Monitor) On a steamy day on the Kenyan coast, a tall student stands at the courtyard water pump at her school f...
March 30, 2015
For Nigeria's president, a future deeply tied to Boko Haram fight
(The Christian Science Monitor) It has been a month since Nigeria postponed its presidential election, saying it couldn’t hold a safe ...
March 17, 2015
A mosque rebounds, fighting extremism in coastal Kenya
(The Christian Science Monitor) Musa Mosque reclaimed its name January 23, declaring it was back on track after an eight-month takeove...
January 27, 2015
Will hardline approach against extremism backfire in coastal Kenya?
(The Christian Science Monitor) The 26-year-old’s tone was calm as he recounted showing up at a local mosque here last month with dozens of o...
December 22, 2014
After deadly Al Shabab attack, questions about Kenya's approach
(The Christian Science Monitor) The militant Islamist group Al Shabab attacked a bus in northeastern Kenya Saturday and murdered the 28 non-M...
November 24, 2014
Why are Korean missionaries flocking to Kenya?
(The Christian Science Monitor) Curiosity about a four-day Bible study extravaganza had been building here for weeks....
November 18, 2014
As Ebola relief ramps up, other aid efforts stumble in West Africa
(The Christian Science Monitor) Back in May, when the Ebola virus first crossed over from Guinea into Sierra Leone, among the first to know w...
October 20, 2014
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