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Fiddling, while Kenya burns Fiddling, while Kenya burns
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Fiddling, while Kenya burns

The Jubilee administration gambled on mega-infrastructure projects to expand the economy. It has borrowed heavily to finance them. Over the...

LOVE, DEATH, SPONSORS AND TAXES: A Survivor’s Manifesto LOVE, DEATH, SPONSORS AND TAXES: A Survivor’s Manifesto
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LOVE, DEATH, SPONSORS AND TAXES: A Survivor’s Manifesto

A governor, accused of murdering his mistress, calls a press conference to admit to the affair, accompanied by his wife...

‘You Should Have Died At Birth, Oh Dirty Delinquent Dictator’: A Poet’s Rage Against Museveni in the Bobi Wine Age ‘You Should Have Died At Birth, Oh Dirty Delinquent Dictator’: A Poet’s Rage Against Museveni in the Bobi Wine Age
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‘You Should Have Died At Birth, Oh Dirty Delinquent Dictator’: A Poet’s Rage Against Museveni in the Bobi Wine Age

A controversial scholar attacks Museveni with her incendiary pen. She is accused of bad manners. But is she more badly...

Between the hammer of the markets and the anvil of politics: Mr Kenyatta, in debt distress Between the hammer of the markets and the anvil of politics: Mr Kenyatta, in debt distress
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Between the hammer of the markets and the anvil of politics: Mr Kenyatta, in debt distress

Recently released Treasury figures paint a frightening picture: not only is the government broke and struggling with declining revenues, it...

INDIA UNDER MODI: Gucci Capitalism and the Embrace of Hindu Nationalism INDIA UNDER MODI: Gucci Capitalism and the Embrace of Hindu Nationalism
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INDIA UNDER MODI: Gucci Capitalism Embraces Hindu Nationalism

Four years since Narendra Modi’s Hindu supremacist BJP took power, dismantling the old Congress Party elitist stranglehold on power, RASNA...

WHEN KILLERS BECOME VICTIMS: Impunity, Project Kenya and Burying the TJRC Report WHEN KILLERS BECOME VICTIMS: Impunity, Project Kenya and Burying the TJRC Report
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TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE: Impunity, Project Kenya and Burying the TJRC Report

More than five years after it was handed over to President Uhuru Kenyatta, the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission’s final...

CHINA’S PARTITION OF AFRICA: Will US Intervention Slow Down the New Silk Road? CHINA’S PARTITION OF AFRICA: Will US Intervention Slow Down the New Silk Road?
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CHINA’S PARTITION OF AFRICA: Will US Intervention Slow Down the New Silk Road?

A letter from 16 US Senators raises questions about Chinese debt-trap imperialism - and Washington’s role (via the IMF) in...

KENYA - The politics of the permanent electoral cycle KENYA - The politics of the permanent electoral cycle
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KENYA – The politics of the permanent electoral cycle

With the 2022 succession games already well underway, a cold war in Jubilee rapidly developing into an all-out fight, could...

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LEGALISE IT: The absurd ban on marijuana as a metaphor for maendeleo-development

Why marijuana remains illegal (in most of Africa) and tobacco legal speaks volumes about the contradictions of capitalism. Why native...

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