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Kenyan Christians have long dominated political and social institutions. But an increasingly devout Muslim population is pushing for a greater voice, testing the ability of religious leaders to sustain longstanding religious harmony.
This week's round-up of global commentary includes the danger of consuming Islamic State propaganda, Pakistan's battle against religious extremists, pay-as-you-go solar lighting in Kenya, fighting organized crime in Mexico, and ending child labor in India.
This week's round-up of global commentary includes the power of Yemen's youth, a tribute to Saudi Arabia's late king, the need to protect Jews in Europe, Russia's questionable partnering with Iran, and human rights violations in Sudan.
In their annual Gates Foundation letter, Bill & Melinda Gates say that 'the lives of people in poor countries will improve faster in the next 15 years than at any other time in history.'
The strike follows a Christmas Day attack by the Islamic militant group on African Union forces in Mogadishu. It was the latest in a series of setbacks the group has faced in recent months.