• Where does Magufuli stand on tough editorials?

    Where does Magufuli stand on tough editorials?0

    Tanzania’s new president, John Pombe Magufuli has been doing a lot of things our [African] leaders don’t usually do. In the less than three months he has been president, Magufuli has nipped several expensive but irrelevant projects in the bud and redirecting the money to more important matters. Many of us are hoping that the

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  • Why Kenya needs to start planning for an exit from Somalia

    Why Kenya needs to start planning for an exit from Somalia0

    Slightly over a week ago, tens of Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) soldiers were butchered in a night attack on their base in El Adde, a small town in Southern Somalia. What followed were messages of solidarity with the fallen and injured KDF heroes. The outpouring messages of compassion came from all corners: In Solidarity with

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  • El Adde Shows How Not To Fight Al Shabaab

    El Adde Shows How Not To Fight Al Shabaab2

    In the wake of the Al Shabaab attack on a base manned by the Kenyan contingent of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in the south Somalia town of El Adde, many of our returning soldiers, as well as the many who died, are being hailed as heroes. On social and mainstream media it

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  • Solutions to Kenya’s Problems Are Right Under Our Noses

    Solutions to Kenya’s Problems Are Right Under Our Noses0

    In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus Christ tells his followers the parable of the Good Samaritan. A man traveling from Jerusalem to Jericho is attacked by robbers who strip him and beat him. Both a priest and a Levite (respected members of society from whom a higher moral standard is expected) pass him by without

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  • Hand me a Spanner

    Hand me a Spanner0

    Feminist discussions with many friends often lead to “so why do you think you’re better than me?” And, no matter how many times I’m asked this I’m always surprised. There’s this idea that, because I’m speaking and thinking around patriarchy and about ways to dismantle a damaging societal structure, I consider myself better. As if

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