Kenya’s indigenous and minority communities are petitioning the government to recognize them independently as indigenous people ahead of the forthcoming national population and housing census slated for August of this year. The move could see some of the country’s indigenous people who are yet to be recognized as independent tribes added to the list of 43 Kenyan tribes.
Europe’s “Scramble for Africa” began in earnest in 1881, but never ended. The attempt at dominating the continent using old and new strategies continues to define western relationship with this rich continent.
The disproportionate focus on corruption of national leaders distracts from the systemic theft of national wealth by multinational corporations.
Where does Africa’s stolen wealth end up? Among other places, Trump Tower.
"We need more than rations," explains Asrat, who came to a refugee camp in Kenya from Ethiopia. "We want to express our views and be heard."
Many have described the Sudanese uprising as a “bread protest” against a rise in inflation. In fact the Sudanese people took to the streets for much more than a struggling economy, or the price of bread. They have been calling for freedom, peace, justice and the downfall of the regime. And they have finally won.