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Poverty doesn’t fall from the sky – it is manufactured: A Conversation with Muhammad Lamin and Coumba Toure
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Politics and Society Poverty doesn’t fall from the sky – it is manufactured: A Conversation with Muhammad Lamin and Coumba Toure

Sungu Oyoo sat down with Muhamad Lamin Saidykhan and Coumba Toure, co-ordinators of the Africans Rising movement for Justice, Peace and Dignity, in June 2018 to interview them about the just concluded 55th African Liberation Day (25th May 2018), a date which had also marked the one year anniversary of the launch of this movement.

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.