tells the story of ten of Kenya’s unsung heroes who carry forward the tradition of the thousands of nameless freedom fighters of Kenya’s long path to liberation. These activists were part, over the last year, of the inaugural Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship (FPAF) programme. With local action and an African vision, the FPAF aimed to support a cadre of energetic, visionary and innovative activists.

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The first cohort of 10 fellows of the programme graduated at an event held on 18 November 2011 at Southern Sun Mayfair in Parklands, Nairobi.

This occasion was organised to mark the end of a year-long programme that supported and nurtured a cadre of visionary, innovative and energetic activism and leadership among Kenya’s community organisers. This graduation ceremony brought together all those involved in the programme since its inception in a collective celebration of the achievemen...read more

'Wamama wa Dhobi' are a group of domestic workers in Mathare, a slum in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. Documentary '' is about the struggles of women workers in informal employment; it follows their cries for for fairness and respect in the eyes of the Kenyan public as well as the law. ('Dhobi work' is domestic work for pay in an informal settlement).

Fahamu in partnership with Society for International Development (SID) and the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (SIDA) wishes to announce the launch of the website, an open platform for the Kenyan people and friends of Kenya to interact and share information.

Everyone is invited to write articles to be posted on the blog as well as share your views on change in Kenya.

The Africa Society and the Rhodes Scholars Southern Africa Forum at Oxford university has refused to allow Fahamu to sell copies of its new book ‘African Perspectives on China in Africa’ at a forthcoming seminar on China in Africa, despite a long established tradition of allowing booksellers to sell books at such events.

The organisers at St. Antony's College at Oxford University wrote to Fahamu to say that in their view the new book presents a monolithic, one sided view, and therefore...read more