The Question urbanisation

As part of the discussion on hawkers & others By Udi Waithaka  The question of urbanisation is an interesting one especially in the case of sub-saharan Africa. It is estimated that about 36% of Africa’s population lives in urban areas and according to the BBC, Africa is predicted to be an urban continent by 2030. …

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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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