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Huduma Namba: Another Tool to Oppress Kenyans? Huduma Namba: Another Tool to Oppress Kenyans?
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Huduma Namba: Another Tool to Oppress Kenyans?

Since independence the Kenyan state has decided who is an “insider” and who is an “outsider” and which territorial spaces...

The Great Flying Crane Heist The Great Flying Crane Heist
Op-Eds2 months ago

The Great Flying Crane Heist

As the Museveni government rolled out plans to revive Uganda Airlines, was the president’s brother-in-law caught with his hands in...

Why Closing Dadaab is a Bad Idea Why Closing Dadaab is a Bad Idea
Op-Eds2 months ago

Why Closing Dadaab is a Bad Idea

The government’s recent announcement to close the Dadaab refugee camp, also known as Kenya’s fourth largest city, is motivated by...

Crony Capitalism and State Capture 2: Documents Reveal the Kenyatta Family’s Plans to Take over Lending to SMEs Crony Capitalism and State Capture 2: Documents Reveal the Kenyatta Family’s Plans to Take over Lending to SMEs
Op-Eds2 months ago

Crony Capitalism and State Capture 2: Documents Reveal the Kenyatta Family’s Plans to Take over Lending to SMEs

A proposed mobile phone lending platform called Wezesha and described as a “collaborative initiative to bridge the access to credit...

Beyond Smokes and Mirrors: Why Kenyans Need to Pay Closer Attention to the IEBC, Census 2019 and Building the Bridges Initiative Beyond Smokes and Mirrors: Why Kenyans Need to Pay Closer Attention to the IEBC, Census 2019 and Building the Bridges Initiative
Op-Eds2 months ago

Beyond Smoke and Mirrors: Why Kenyans Need to Pay Closer Attention to the IEBC, Census 2019 and the Building Bridges Initiative

If both Parliament and these nascent movements fail to forestall the efforts of the ‘system’, it is certain to use...

“We Have Nothing to Eat”: Further Reflections on the Famine in Turkana and the Government’s Food Security Policies “We Have Nothing to Eat”: Further Reflections on the Famine in Turkana and the Government’s Food Security Policies
Op-Eds2 months ago

“We Have Nothing to Eat”: Further Reflections on the Famine in Turkana and the Government’s Food Security Policies

Famine in Turkana and other Kenyan counties may not have yet caught the attention of the international media, but domestic...

The Dam Has Broken. Time to Call Jubilee Plunder What It Is The Dam Has Broken. Time to Call Jubilee Plunder What It Is
Op-Eds2 months ago

The Dam Has Broken. Time to Call Jubilee Plunder What It Is

To budget anything from a quarter to a third of the country’s annual GDP for stealing — to then borrow...

Brexit, Little Britain and the Empire Politics of the End Brexit, Little Britain and the Empire Politics of the End
Op-Eds3 months ago

Brexit, Little Britain and the Empire Politics of the End

Why has the UK establishment so farcically mismanaged Brexit? The answer has eluded her politicians because it lies deep within...

Education, Social Mobility and the Enclave Economy: Revisiting the Kenya Scenarios Project Education, Social Mobility and the Enclave Economy: Revisiting the Kenya Scenarios Project
Op-Eds3 months ago

Education, Social Mobility and the Enclave Economy: Revisiting the Kenya Scenarios Project

Two decades ago, a group of eighty Kenyans spent the better part of two years thinking about where the country...

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