Kenya hopeful over new constitution

Charter signed into law intends to devolve power to the people.

    The Kenyan president has signed into law a new constitution that intends to devolve power to the people.

    Tens of thousands of residents gathered in Nairobi, the capital, as Mwai Kibaki signed the documents, which will give more authority to local governments and gaurantee Kenyans freedom of expression.

    In a referendum earlier this month, nearly 70 per cent of Kenyan voters approved the constitution, which addresses major issues including corruption, political patronage, land grabbing and tribalism.

    Al Jazeera's Catherine Soi reports from Nairobi on high expectations among the public that the constitution will bring drastic change to the country.  

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    Musta'ribeen, Israel's agents who pose as Palestinians

    Who are the Israeli agents posing as Palestinians?

    Musta'ribeen are an elite Israeli undercover unit that disguises themselves as Arabs or Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

     How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    How Britain Destroyed the Palestinian Homeland

    100 years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.