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Ongoing wave of demolitions in Kenya exposes deeper governance problem
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Politics and Society Ongoing wave of demolitions in Kenya exposes deeper governance problem

Kenyans are facing a pandemic of demolitions and evictions which are being carried out inhumanely. The demolitions are often illegal, conducted without a court order, with no consultation and no three-month advance warning. The evictions have been criticised, with calls for a paradigm shift from a war against the poor to war against poverty.

Long Read | Nas’ Ultra Black Theory
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Arts, Culture and Sport Long Read | Nas’ Ultra Black Theory

“Marley was dead: to begin with. There is no doubt whatever about that.” His ghost rewrote hip hop from Queensbridge projects and came through for Africa. Nas’ “Ultra Black” is the most commercially successful Pan-Africanist artist’s white paper on Black power, a rapier-like abstract of Nas’ sprawling political thought.