Alternatives to violent policing already exist in the daily practices of Nairobi residents who don’t depend on the police for safety.
Kenya’s new president needs to forge closer ties with regional heavyweights to create a balance of power that favours his country.
Political interests have informed conservation policies in one of East Africa’s most important water towers, the Mau Forest Complex.
Banned 45 years ago, and its author detained, the Gikuyu language play Ngaahika Ndeenda profoundly shaped the literary legend.
Music has often been used as a political tool to urge Kenyans to forget the sins of colonial and post-colonial regimes.
Kenya’s constitution-making process has exhibited a gyration pattern that often starts with a belief that governance reforms can rectify the country’s problems, but ends up as a power struggle.
For democracy to work in Kenya the country needs good leadership. Politicians must uphold the constitution to infuse trust and confidence in state institutions.
Moi’s university policies aimed at engineering a social transformation by providing opportunities to the excluded groups.
Elections in Kenya are never just a matter of casting ballots. Historically, they have been marred by ethno-political violence, exacerbated by vigilantes and militias deployed by politicians.