Mugambi Kiai

On June 1, Kenya marked 50 years of the declaration of self-rule ahead of the granting of independence on December 12, 1963. But do the country’s people enjoy full freedom?

cc. While all of Kenyan officialdom in political and civil society alike decries the endurance of tribalism, there remains a pervasive unwillingness to address the consequences of a phenomenon still prevalent across the country and with powerful implications for democracy, representation and stability, writes Mugambi Kiai. Though understood at a rudimentary level, the more