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Yvonne Nyaga


The pitfalls – and privileges – of travelling while Black

BY NANJALA NYABOLA When I first started backpacking, I had a long list of requirements that needed to be met before I could even consider going...

“We’re surrounded by oil”: Activist gardening in a shadow of EACOP

BY JOHN OKOT Judith Bero-Irwoth had just finished clearing her land and planting maize in 2018 when she was approached by officials from a new regional...

Unlocking Medicine Access in Africa: The complementary role of online pharmacies and robust regulations

BY OLUWASEUN AFUYE, REMI ADESEUN & MARA HANSEN STAPLES Despite global recognition of the importance of access to essential medicines, for millions in Africa, access to...

All climate action is, ultimately, local. Talks and efforts must reflect that

BY NJENGA KAHIRO Those of us working in the environment and climate space sit with bated breath as COP28 approaches. Will we see concrete action, or will world leaders continue...

Slam Dunk for Business: The growth of the African sports economy

BY JÖRG WIEGRATZ & J SIMON ROFE The world of African sports is receiving unprecedented global attention. Major breakthroughs flow one after another in front of...

“We were rich, now we’re poor”: Life after record droughts in Somaliland

BY JACLYNN ASHLY Khader Daheir Muhammad Egal used to be able to support his family comfortably, traversing the land with a large herd of cattle and...

Kenya at 60: Field notes from the neocolony, and the civilising politics of betterment in the Ruto Hustler era

Just four years after independence, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga published Not Yet Uhuru, a seminal political treatise of the new country. 60 years after independence, and 56 years...


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