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Mt Kenya Foundation makes a tactical retreat in its support for Odinga
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Politics and Society Mt Kenya Foundation makes a tactical retreat in its support for Odinga

Mt Kenya Foundation — a league of top business and political leaders has faded away from publicly declaring its support for presidential hopeful Raila Odinga. An influential institution formed in 2007, the Foundation’s approach is only a tactical public retreat but its support for Azimio remains strong and unwavering.

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.

Long Read | African Liberation Day: The people are our mountains
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Politics and Society Long Read | African Liberation Day: The people are our mountains

In this article, Sungu Oyoo relates happenings in his village of Kajulu (Kenya) to the Pan-African crisis by exploring how the Neo-colonial state reproduces itself, then creates myths to cover its tracks. For just as the colonial enterprise was anchored in myths of ‘civilizing missions’ – the neo-colonial state is today even more adept at creating and propagating myths and designs that cloud our eyes, obscure our visions and act as roadblocks to the African Revolution.