A cabal of politicos has appropriated the everyday language of hardworking Kenyans to camouflage their intentions to perpetuate corruption and state capture.
With climate trend likely to worsen, it is crucial now for development partners, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and policymakers to rethink climate change adaptation and management in light of pastoralist's indigenous knowledge and traditional resource governance structure such as Deedha to protect pastoralism which has continued to provide a lifeline to millions of households in the horn of Africa.
By all accounts, this is amongst the most – if not the most – important constitutional case under Kenya’s new Constitution, and the High Court’s judgment was a massive setback for both President Uhuru Kenyatta, and the Hon. Raila Odinga.
Judicial independence is Kenya’s last buffer line, stopping the country from degenerating into absolute tyranny. Judicial independence is a collective national good. It will be protected as such. So long as we may have an independent Judiciary, the great interests of the people will be safe.
Building Track Two Diplomacy involving non-state actors and forging stronger connections with non-Kenyans could be the source of the Kenyan diaspora’s new political power.
Since its creation, northern Kenya has been marginalised, alienated and dispossessed by both internal and external actors. The region has been underdeveloped by the central government’s failure to allocate adequate resources. Yet, opines Abdullahi Boru, the future of project Kenya may in fact lay in the development of Northern Kenya.
The pandemic measures taken by the state have hit the young quite hard and denied them jobs and opportunities. This feeds into pre-existing labour issues and if not properly and urgently addressed we risk losing a chunk of the 18-29 as they fall through the economic cracks. An interview with Mr James Owaka.
For the first time in post-independence Kenya, there is a sense of unity among Kenyans drawn from humble beginnings irrespective of their tribe. The hustler nation is a story current state of lives shared by the majority of Kenyans. Dr Ngala Chome explains this shift in Kenya's politics.
Violent evictions of families from their homes are not exceptional events. They go to the heart of Kenya’s political economy and its long history of valorising the rights of those who hold private title.
Kenya’s Shujaa and Lionesses stand on the shoulders of a rugby community stretching back more than 100 years.
It is a year to the next general elections and second presidential transition under the 2010 constitution. How have we fared? Can the counties do better? and how does that fit with the current calls for a constitutional change? The Elephant in conversation with public scholar Viscount K'owuor.