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CHRIS MSANDO - Year 53 in the History of State Assassinations CHRIS MSANDO - Year 53 in the History of State Assassinations
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CHRIS MSANDO – Year 53 in the History of State Assassinations

A year later, the IEBC official’s murder remains a mystery about which the Government of Kenya is deeply disinterested -...

THE KIBERA DEMOLITIONS: a response from the Constitution THE KIBERA DEMOLITIONS: a response from the Constitution
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THE KIBERA DEMOLITIONS: a response from the Constitution

The constitution does not value roads more than footpaths, cars more than people, grand railways and glass office towers more...

FAULTY TOWERS: Why Uhuru’s housing plan is dead on arrival FAULTY TOWERS: Why Uhuru’s housing plan is dead on arrival
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FAULTY TOWERS: Why Uhuru’s housing plan is dead on arrival

91 percent of Nairobians are tenants. WIth perhaps the best intentions - to turn slum dwellers and others into homeowners...

CORRUPTION AND THE TWO PUBLICS: An ad-dress that will not be given at the anti-corruption convention CORRUPTION AND THE TWO PUBLICS: An ad-dress that will not be given at the anti-corruption convention
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CORRUPTION AND THE TWO PUBLICS: An address that will not be given at the anti-corruption convention

For the African bourgeoisie, the problem has always been subverting the civic sphere to feed the primordial sphere - the...

YOU CAN’T DIGITISE INTEGRITY: Lessons from the politics of the belly YOU CAN’T DIGITISE INTEGRITY: Lessons from the politics of the belly
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YOU CAN’T DIGITISE INTEGRITY: Lessons from the politics of the belly

No state in sub-Saharan Africa has a better organised anti-corruption infrastructure than Kenya. In a society where theft is a...

Saba Saba and the Quiet Re-Emergence of Youth Resistance Politics Saba Saba and the Quiet Re-Emergence of Youth Resistance Politics
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Saba Saba and the Quiet Re-Emergence of Youth Resistance Politics

As expected, and in the wake of ‘handshake’, none of the Young Turks graced the 28th anniversary of the fight...

ETHIOPIA: What PM Abiy’s glasnost means for the region ETHIOPIA: What PM Abiy’s glasnost means for the region
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ETHIOPIA: What PM Abiy’s glasnost means for the region

A political miracle is currently underway in Ethiopia. Political prisoners have been freed; parties, once deemed ‘terrorist’ have been unbanned;...

What is the economic rationale of establishing a subsidized public monopoly to replace a competitive industry? What is the economic rationale of establishing a subsidized public monopoly to replace a competitive industry?
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SGR by the numbers – some unpleasant arithmetic

In the beginning was a fiction - that the Chinese railway would freight 22 million tonnes a year, and in...

Revisiting the Obama Legacy Revisiting the Obama Legacy
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Revisiting the Obama Legacy

His whistle-stop low-key visit to Kogelo may have puzzled some, his rousing speech marking Madiba’s centenary may have been pitch-perfect,...

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