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By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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Westerners who identify themselves as “leftwing” or “anti-imperialist” are clear: white journalists should not define Africans by tribe, because this shows colonial thinking. The problem is that many Africans I meet define themselves by tribe, and nowhere more so than Kenya. The problem is acute when...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2013
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Analysis of implications for the general elections Ngala Chome and Muthoni Kiguru The experience of party primaries in the Rift Valley region of Kenya, the epicenter of the 2007/08 orgy of election violence, reflects a pure experiment at ethnic brokerage and craftsmanship, underpinned by the resolve ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 4th, 2013
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By Jacob Rasmussen Mungiki was one of the key protagonists in the post-election violence (PEV) of 2008 and has for years been perceived and presented as one of the principal internal security threats to Kenya. Taking into consideration the violent engagements in the last elections and their past crim...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2012
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Ngunjiri Wambugu Kenya needs to get to a point where intra-national identities do not threaten nationhood. It should not matter what tribe, race, religion, gender, class or age one belongs to. ‘We must work from the basis that Kenya is a garment of many colours, which is beautiful because each colour...