In his regular column for the Daily Nation, our co-editor Nic Cheeseman writes about the importance of freedom speech: as a liberty to be defended in its own right and a means to better governance.
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Following a recent thanksgiving ceremony to celebrate the ICC’s charges being dropped, Gregory Deacon explores the relationship between religion and politics in Kenya. Gregory is an independent researcher and adjunct assistant professor at Union College, New York. Pictures by Ruth Kenyah.
The question of identity has always been both a sensitive and a complicated question, particularly in Kenya. Now, the thorny issue has been taken on by a recent exhibition that combines art and research to explore the topic. In his regular column for the Daily Nation, Nic Cheeseman joins forces with Wambui Wamae to investigate.
Lucy Lowe fills our Fourth Day of Analysis with a blog for our ‘Politics of (im)Mobility Series’. She explores the position of Somali refugees in Kenya, and argues that we need to return to the spirit of the refugee regime erected at the end of World War II, which was intended to protect rather than […]
Participation is now a constitutional necessity in Kenya, but how should the government approach this new inclusivity? Nic Cheeseman explore the issue, as part of his regular column for the Daily Nation.
In his regular column for the Daily Nation, Co-Editor Nic Cheeseman looks at how Kenya’s government can better capture the support and trust of its citizens, and what they can learn from the successes of Lagos, in Nigeria.
Decentralisation has been a hot topic in Kenya for years, but are we asking the important questions? In his regular column for the Daily Nation, our Co-Editor Nic Cheeseman investigates.
Franzisca Zanker tell us about her work with Claudia Simons and Andreas Mehler, which focuses on the local dimensions of power-sharing in Africa. A fuller account of this research is available in African Affairs.
Nic Cheeseman updates us on recent developments in Kenya, which have left commentators pessimistic about Kenyatta’s early push to eliminate corruption.
Nic Cheeseman explores the political battle underway in Kenya between county assemblies, the National Assembly, and the Senate. He asks what consequences these might have for Kenyatta’s pledge to provide domestic order and, in doing so, secure his own seat in power.