• The Outlook for Kenyan Politics in 2019

    The Outlook for Kenyan Politics in 20190

    For Kenyans, 2018 begun on a knife edge. The final months of 2017 had been dominated by a dispute over the annulled August presidential election and the repeat in October. After President Uhuru Kenyatta was controversially sworn in for a second term in November, his rival, Raila Odinga promised to have a parallel inauguration ceremony,

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  • How lessons from the past helped save lives in Tuesday’s Nairobi terror attack

    How lessons from the past helped save lives in Tuesday’s Nairobi terror attack0

    At 3.30 PM on Tuesday 15th of January 2019, five gunmen blasted their way into the Dusit Complex on 14 Riverside Drive in the Westlands area of Kenya’s capital Nairobi. They shot at anyone and anything on sight. When the guns went silent thirteen hours later and with all the attackers having been neutralized, 20

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  • How to Talk About Terror Attacks

    How to Talk About Terror Attacks0

    The attack on the Dusit D2 hotel complex seems frighteningly familiar. From the images of people crouching along flower beds as gunshots ring out, to the smoke billowing from the top of the building, to the report of people hiding in rooms from terrorists, it feels like a rerun of the attack on the Westgate

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  • Kenya’s Anti-Corruption Crusade, Genuine Graft Purge or Political Duel?

    Kenya’s Anti-Corruption Crusade, Genuine Graft Purge or Political Duel?0

    For the first time in independent Kenya’s history, the country is seemingly tackling corruption in high places. Over the past few months, senior government officials who include Governors, Principal Secretaries and Parastatal CEOs have been arraigned in court to face corruption charges. Some of the senior officials and well placed businessmen are still being held

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  • Protecting Kenya’s Civic Space

    Protecting Kenya’s Civic Space0

    This wasn’t how things were meant to turn out. It was so very different 16 years ago, when we sang of how Unbwogable we were and dreamt that Yote Yawezekana Bila Moi. Across the entire governance space, the state was in retreat. By 2002, a true civic space had been created which was evidenced by

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