South African con-artists Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana are not good people. They’re also an outcome of a system that predisposes individuals to avarice, selfishness and deceit.
Poor governance path dependence and a foundational culture of incoherence in government policy dooms Kenya to an endless conveyor belt of disappointing presidents and greedy power elites.
What the John F. Kennedy assassination records reveal about US interests in “the Near East and Africa” six decades ago.
A fundamental contest between two orders is taking place in the country. Will Kenya’s progressives seize the moment to catalyse a progressive vision for social, economic and political change in society?
We at The Elephant stand with our fellow journalists against the attacks meted out during coverage of the recent demonstrations. An independent, impartial, and objective media is a pillar of our democracy and crucial to the state, the opposition, and the wider public. Press freedom is non-negotiable. Going by recent events, we are quickly sliding […]
In deploying measures to address the information disorder, the trend is towards the establishment of multi-stakeholder collaboratives.
In South Africa and elsewhere, toxic masculinity is an outcome of modern individualism rather than tradition.
Current data shows that the share of Africa’s climate burden is far greater than is presently reported or imagined.
How the misinformation community came together to collaborate and tackle the false information around the last general election.
Chief Nyamweya shines a light on the central issues of food security and the welfare of smallholder farmers in Kenya.
The concept of lawfare, describes long-term battles over heated social and political issues, where actors on different sides employ strategies using rights, law and courts as tools and arenas.
The formation of the Oromo Orthodox Synod signals greater shifts that have been on the political horizon in Ethiopia for the last four years.