Mark Kapchanga

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Nairobi, Kenya

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Mark Kapchanga

I hold MA (Multimedia Journalism) & Msc (Financial Economics) with more than a decade experience in writing, editing and research, covering entire Africa.


This piece is about the challenges businesses in Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Burundi face despite the launch of the East African Community Customs Union and the East African Community Common Market Protocol, which effectively ushered in the free flow of goods and services within the five-member trading bloc.


This story covers Kenya's Independent and Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and how it is changing for the better so as to conduct credible, free and fair elections. In 2007 and early 2008, Kenya experienced some turbulence following claims that the election had been rigged in favour of the incumbent, President Mwai Kibaki.


The story highlights the deadly impact of the construction of one of Africa's biggest dams in Ethiopia to Lake Turkana and thousands of people who rely on the lake for survival.

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