Russia is attempting to export its governance model of an authoritarian, kleptocratic and transactional regime onto Africa.
People fleeing wars in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia and Yemen have faced racially motivated hostility in Europe, revealing Western double standards.
Men and women alike have denigrated Feminism. It is characterised as excessive, man-bashing, and against the feminine ideal. But while men may disagree that women deserve equal rights, it is ironic that some women are fighting against the very thing advocating for their gender.
The resolution is not legally binding, but is an expression of the views of the UN membership.
How do we think and practice a genuinely universal solidarity when some wars and conflicts are met with a searing silence?
The Kenya that Njonjo sought to create was the ‘greatest living example of democracy, justice and peace’ – but there was no space for the poor.
In this week’s cartoon we celebrate International Women’s Day. This year the day is commemorated under the theme #BreaktheBias to raise awareness and fight fo a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination.
Pres Uhuru Kenyatta retreated to Sagana State Lodge for the fourth time in February to explain the rift with his deputy William Ruto. The Sagana meetings have elicited mixed and jaundiced feelings from Kenyans. Kenyatta has lamented that Ruto is “too risky for the country,” but when did Kenyatta realise Ruto was dangerous for the country? What did he do about it? Apart from endless lamentations?
Nkrumah’s rhetorical vision used the politics of the crowd to build a postcolonial community outside of the conscripts of colonialism.