A new documentary film tells a tale of everyday class, religious, and educational contestations around land in Kenya.
The Nobel Prize for Literature buzz around Ngugi’s wa Tiong’o’s points to both his seminal contributions to African literature but also his work to kept the memory of Kenya’s divisive past alive.
Peace narratives cover up the need to address historical injustice and end a culture of impunity dating back to the days of Kenya’s first President Jomo Kenyatta and continuing via his son, President Uhuru Kenyatta.
Throughout Barack Obama’s presidency, his personal links to Kenya have been weaponized by the U.S.’s Right’s as a slur. But there’s more to his relationship with his father’s country.