The Reality in Zimbabwe

By Eddie Lambo  Kenya went through this in the eighties. South Africa went through this during apartheid. Virtually every country in Africa has gove through this sort of pain. Why is it that Africa is not doing anything about this? When people were dying in Rwanda, the internet did not have YouTube. Now, we are …

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The Question of Hawkers & Others

The question of hawkers in Nairobi (and other parts of Africa) is a touchy one for most Kenyans. The running battles that they constantly have with City Council askaris bring about emotive discussions about how badly the “downtodden” are treated, where are these people meant to go if thrown of the streets etc. This blog will …

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Inside Kenya’s Remand Prisons

By Al Kags (First Published in the Standard) Nairobi — Despite the encouraging news about improved conditions, Kenyan prisons still have a long way to go. This verbatim account narrated to AL KAGS by an inmate who spent 12 days in the Industrial Area remand prison, Nairobi, explains why. “1911. Kenya Prison Industrial Area” Inscribed at …

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