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C-19: Work and Jobs in Kenya

C-19: Work and Jobs in Kenya

In 2019, no less than 38.57% of young Kenyans (or 5,341,182 of 13,777,600) were out of work, according to census data. Article 260 of Kenya’s Constitution defines a youth as a person aged between 18 and 34. Even those...

This is your time

This is your time

Media: women in the news Although there are still relatively few women occupying leadership positions in African media organisations, that is changing in countries like Nigeria and Kenya Africa has a perennially poor...

How governments influence mental health

How governments influence mental health

Sub-Saharan Africa: mental health This paper sets out to investigate mental health disorders in sub-Saharan Africa, and the extent to which they are influenced by various aspects of the government or state. Mental...

Fear and loathing on the frontline

Fear and loathing on the frontline

    South Africa: dying for change   In early 2012, Ayanda Kota, leader of the Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) in the Eastern Cape, made his way to the Grahamstown police station. As an activist, he’d had an...

The puzzle of political alternation

The puzzle of political alternation

DRC: quo vadis? As Kabila fights to retain power, opposition politicians must put political differences aside in the interests of the electorate The 2006 elections marked the end of a dramatic decade in the Democratic...