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Surviving Waithood: Andama Abubakar Oluoch

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Waithood is a period that many young people find themselves in. The wait for steady incomes, home ownership and marriage has increased over the years. Young people drawn from diverse…






Activism, Slacktivism or Publicity Stunts?

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Digital media affords us so many chances to spread the word on causes, protest and campaign for so many things online. However, it is not yet clear whether all the…






‘Kazi ya Mkono’ needs to be reframed

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Two weeks ago, I passed by the market to buy my beloved plantains.  As I was about to drive off, my supplier reminded me that his son had graduated with…






Accent: Badge of identity or shame?

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What is in an accent anyway? Turns out that there’s a lot of things. For some, it is a signifier of higher class and poshness acquired from studying in elite…