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Friday May 20, 2022
Patrick Gathara

  • April 23, 2022

    Nuclear disarmament

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine is hardly the first time a nuclear power has attacked a non-nuclear nation. That raises questions about the...

  • March 25, 2022

    A political conversation

    There have been many comments about Africans’ reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the horrific violence it has unleashed on Ukrainians...

  • March 04, 2022

    Racist streak

    The conflict raging in Ukraine between Russian and Ukrainian Slavs, the latter with the support of a tribal coalition of nations across...

  • February 16, 2022

    Accepting apartheid

    For months now, the African Union has been twisting in the wind over the question of granting Israel observer status. In July last year, AU...

  • November 17, 2021

    A black mark

    In his article, Corruption and the post-colonial state: how the west invented African corruption, racism scholar Gabriel Apata notes, that while...

  • October 08, 2021

    More than law

    The Pandora Papers come as Kenya is engaged in a discussion about wealth declaration laws prompted by the government’s public outing of the riches...

  • September 22, 2021

    National amnesia

    Eight years ago, on the morning of September 21, four young men, armed with automatic rifles and grenades charged into the Westgate Mall in the...

  • August 02, 2021

    The calamity of Covid-19

    Last year, American billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft founder, Bill Gates, was roundly condemned by many for peddling racist stereotypes of...

  • May 19, 2021

    As Gaza burns

    The violence convulsing the Middle East has produced heart-rending images and statistics. As I write this, at least 160 people, the vast majority of...

  • November 16, 2020

    A colonial election

    The political stalemate in the United States challenges many of the commonly held notions about democracy in the nuclear-armed, north American...