Uhuru Kenyatta's political war against his deputy president and supposed ally, William Ruto.
Janet McIntosh's fascinating book, Unsettled: Denial and Belonging Among White Kenyans, forces an interrogation of the past.
Government money, artistic freedom, and integrity in Kenya in the time of COVID-19.
Political activist and award winning photojournalist Boniface Mwangi wants to remake Kenyan politics. A new film charts his journey.
The periodic evictions of poor families in Nairobi follows in a long tradition in Kenya, dating to colonialism, to keep the city as a space for the elite.
Tunaanza uchambuzi wetu kuhusu ubepari jijini Nairobi tukiuliza: Je, kuna kitu kama mshahara mzuri siku hizi?
We start our project on capitalism in Nairobi by asking: Is there such a thing as a decent wage anymore?
A series of social and political interventions are required to bring down Kenya’s startling teenage pregnancy statistics.
Rapper Khaligraph Jones (government name: Brian Ouko Robert) chronicles the challenges faced by young people in Nairobi, Kenya.
A Kenyan investigative journalist reflects on the capture of a genocidaire in Paris after 26 years on the run and its significance to the families of the victims left in his wake.
On the one year anniversary of his death, we remember Kenyan writer and commentator Binyavanga Wainaina.
The fundamental flaws in President Uhuru Kenyatta's plan to make jails profitable.
The United States’ military operations in Somalia are not well known because they'e carried out secretly or via proxies. COVID-19 hasn't slowed them down.
COVID-19 spreads from Europe to Africa, inverting colonial imaginaries of African disease and challenging inherited hierarchies.
The World Food Program says COVID-19 will bring about a famine of biblical proportions, so it is a good time to revisit why food has never just been about the simple act of eating. Food is history. Food is identity.
Kenyans are split about the legacy of president Daniel Arap Moi, who served from 1978 to 2002 and died on 4 February 2020: Vile and reprehensible vs a benign Baba, history suggests the latter.
Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, African governments should stop seeing non-governmental actors as a threat to their own legitimacy.
The painter talks about how the distance between Nairobi and London allows him to take on topics at the heart of Kenya’s body politic.
This crisis has further emphasized the neglect of Kenya’s poor by the government, and is therefore “a wake up call that we are on our own.”
A new documentary film tells a tale of everyday class, religious, and educational contestations around land in Kenya.