The Daily Outrage: Kenyan bookshops fear selling some texts due to libel laws 

WHAT: Books exposing government corruption and election fraud are not banned in Kenya. But the African nation’s bookshops refuse to carry political exposés because some have been successfully sued for libel and fined hundreds of thousands of dollars.

WHAT’S BEING DONE: The author of “Citizen Power: A Different Kind of Politics” self-published his work and sells it directly via phone and mail orders. The U.S. government’s aid arm — USAID — paid for 5,100 copies of “It’s Our Turn to Eat” that were given away or sold at a discount to Kenyans.

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