Raila, Karua, cogs in Uhuru’s scheming political machine
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Politics and Society Raila, Karua, cogs in Uhuru’s scheming political machine

Some Kenyans are questioning if presidential hopeful Raila Odinga Raila is his own man. Odinga acquiesced to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s demand to chair his alliance team. Assuming Azimio forms the next government, many are asking: to what extent will Kenyatta be interfering with the running of state affairs and to what extent will he be part of the state house ex officio team?

The refreshing diversity of new Zimbabwean poetry
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Arts, Culture and Sport The refreshing diversity of new Zimbabwean poetry

At a small press, the poetry series features easily recognisable names from showbiz and media, and few National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA) recognitions. But the refreshing development is younger poets moving beyond pre-occupation with national politics to venture into themes like sexuality, philosophy and cultural memory. Sibonginkosi Nkala interviews three rising stars of Zimbabwean poetry.