The TSC has no mandate, and no qualification, to be peeping into classrooms and making pedagogical decisions. The litany of bureaucracy that it imposes on teachers must be abolished.
The Somali political space is a marketplace that does not allow for free and fair elections and diminishes the credibility and legitimacy of the electoral process, hindering the emergence of democracy in Somalia.
Agricultural corridors in Mozambique emerge when international funders and investors, national elites, local bureaucrats and smallholder farmers overstate the success of agricultural projects.
There has been no discernible improvement since the Mo Ibrahim Prize was launched and it is fair to question whether the award is even necessary.
Pastoralists have long been the object of unfavourable and misleading stereotypes and narratives that have contributed to their communities' neglect and marginalization.
The ubiquitous demands for financial compensation, rationalisation of land ownership, and community involvement in project planning, are all part of a wider strategy to ensure that the LAPSSET project comes to terms with local concerns and interests.
In the face of an indifferent traditional media, citizens from the marginalised communities of northern Kenya have taken to social media to highlight the challenges they face at the hands of government security agencies.
The 2010 Constitution requires that not more than two-thirds of the members of elective or appointive bodies shall be of the same gender. Article 170, which provides for the appointment of Kadhis, does not specify their gender. Yet the constitution is absent in the intra-Muslim discussions on the appointment of female Kadhis.
Although the sub-groups of the larger Oromo are distinct both socially and economically, and in terms of religious belief, they are united by a shared language, Afaan Oromoo or Oromiffa, which is widely spoken in the Oromia region of Ethiopia, in northern Kenya and in parts of Somalia.
Our contradictions point to a country that is deeply conflicted about itself. We are inauthentic and sadistic, bent on exerting and affirming the power of the colonial state, no matter what it does to us.
Social media platforms have become increasingly central to democratic processes and civil society in Kenya must therefore remain vigilant of suppression of content online, whether by platforms or governments.
Thousands of old refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners containing hazardous substances are finding their way into the country, putting the lives of Kenyans at risk and contributing heavily to global warming.