African identities

A deserted north: forgotten by history and cursed by devolution
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Politics and Society A deserted north: forgotten by history and cursed by devolution

The history of Northern Kenya and marginalisation goes as far back as the colonial days. The same trend used by colonisers has remained in play. Historical evidence points at a neglected, abandoned and marginalised region and successive governments have not done enough to reverse the deep inequalities and marginalisation.

Beyond big-man palaver – Pan-Africanism’s precarity problem
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Politics and Society Beyond big-man palaver – Pan-Africanism’s precarity problem

Pan-Africanism means we will do it ourselves by doing it together. It grounds economic advancement, political liberation, cultural self-determination and territorial integrity in the unity of all African people on the continent and its diaspora. While the African Union has scored some important wins, African unity essentially fails along class lines.