The perilous games IEBC is playing
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Politics and Society The perilous games IEBC is playing

With less than two months before Kenya’s elections, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC’s) credibility and modus operandi is on the line. How it handles these elections will tell whether there are any lessons learned. If the elections are not handled with utmost transparency, it may result in ugly scenes.

“Dead White Man’s Clothes”: The language of second-hand clothes in Africa
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Arts, Culture and Sport “Dead White Man’s Clothes”: The language of second-hand clothes in Africa

Second-hand clothes carry both the individual and collective identity of their origin, that is, the fashion, style, and aesthetics. They go by different names in different parts of Africa; mitumba in Kenya, obroni wawu in Ghana, in Zimbabwe mabhero or bhero, calamidades in Mozambique, hudheey/hudeey in Somalia, abloni or sogava in Togo — these names carry the societal or cultural meanings.