The book is a departure from despair and crippling homophobia. It records the experiences of people who refuse to be hopeless victims.
Governments across the world are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside the mountain of related challenges, fake news has become a source of frustration. Some are now referring to this fake news phenomenon as a ‘disinfodemic’.
During epidemics, the measures taken to protect populations and to keep health systems afloat leave women and girls vulnerable to violence.
COVID-19 is having a significant impact on the health, economic and social status of slum dwellers.
Now more than ever, leaders should remember the benefits of freedom of movement and regional integration.
Kenya’s political leaders have always had a vested political interest in the control of the country’s media. But no president has had a more terrifying presence in Kenyan newsrooms than Daniel arap Moi, Kenya’s president from 1978 to 2002.
The resilient Mau Mau freedom fighters failed to maintain revolutionary action after independence.
But the Kenyan precedent cautions that it’s still too early to declare lasting victory for democracy.
Moi’s financial generosity, skills in the vernacular, frequent tours of the countryside, and excellent memory for names and faces kept him popular with many.