#435 — Political Strategy for the Kenyan Elections — April 21, 2017

Monday, September 12, 2016 — President Uhuru Kenyatta and Deputy President William Ruto announcing the grand launch of the Jubilee Party at Safaricom Stadium in Nairobi. The current Kenyan government and its opposition have developed divergent strategies for winning the August 8, 2017 election – one large consolidated party for the former and a coalition of strong regional parties for READ MORE

#434 — Banning Plastic Bags — April 14, 2017

A dumping site in Nairobi choking with plastic shopping bags. PHOTO | FILE |  NATION MEDIA GROUP On March 15, Kenya’s Environment and Natural Resources Cabinet Secretary, Judi Wakhungu, announced that effective in September Kenya would ban plastic bags – again. The government tried to ban plastic bags in 2005, 2007 and 2011. Each time it failed because of lobbying READ MORE