Northeastern Kenya is dominated by ethnic Somalis, who practice infibulation – the removal of the external genitalia before sealing and leaving a small opening for menstrual blood and urine – almost universally. This method makes sex and childbirth particularly difficult.
Earlier this year, Peter Erlinder, a professor at William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota was held for more than a month by Rwandan authorities.
When Allan Paton penned his novel, “Cry the Beloved Country,” it was hailed for clearly mirroring the racial divide against a downtrodden populace.
When a report in May revealed that the Ugandan government was concerned about reports that, the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) were reorganizing in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), there was ample reason for skepticism.