A reader:

‎$1 billion for an election and you’d think ballots would be delivered, on time, and at the right places. Now it’s April 9 for parliamentary polls, April 16 for presidential elections and April 26 for governorship and state assembly polls, if [election commissioner] Attahiru Jega is to be believed.

To keep up with the status of the elections and the issues–though it seems the presidential result is preordained; the man above, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, who always smiles, should be elected easy because of his party’s large majority–regularly check in here, here, here, here, and here.

Further Reading

I, Surya

The story of Surya Bonaly, and her unwillingness to yield to racist demands and expectations in the sport of figure skating.

Blind to the matatus

The future of Kenya’s matatus (commuter buses) and their inherent place in the capital Nairobi’s culture and society, is all but absent in the government’s neoliberal vision for urban planning.