Politics are for the Heart

Politics are for the Heart

An uneasy calm slowly envelopes the landscapes of Kenya; almost unwilling normalcy now returns.  Requests for peace and a speedy resumption to business, usually made after the elections, rent the air. Those who in their political choices emerged victorious winding...
Of Moments and Memories in Leftist Kenya

Of Moments and Memories in Leftist Kenya

15:20 p.m. in the age of the neocolonial state I sit down to write these reflections in a middle class neighbourhood in Nairobi. The elections are over amidst uncertainty, joy, fear, strain and heartbreak. This string of words is ever the pathos that informs elections...
In the Fog of the Seasons’ End

In the Fog of the Seasons’ End

Alex La Guma, the South African novelist who was exiled for long in Cuba wrote the novel, In the Fog of the Seasons’ End, which the title of this editorial is drawn from. The use of this title reflects the end of the 2022 electoral cycle in Kenya. This electoral...