Latest from Patrick Gathara
The government's coronavirus strategy appears to be falling apart. It is the time for citizens to demand more.
  • Jul 25, 2020
Removing statues is just the first step of a longer, more difficult process.
  • Jul 8, 2020
The government is used to demanding obedience rather than seeking consent.
  • May 7, 2020
It is imperative that the state start treating its citizens as partners rather than problems.
  • Mar 25, 2020
Kenyans have a long history of fighting against oppression.
  • Jun 6, 2019
For now, the system that kept dictator Omar Hassan al-Bashir in power might be experiencing some strain — but it is still very much in control.
  • Apr 12, 2019
As the dust settles on Nigeria’s elections amid reports of technology failures and violence, it is clear that digital elections are no panacea.
  • Mar 19, 2019
The Kenyan state still has trouble recognizing, let alone honoring, the humanity of ordinary Kenyans.
  • Feb 13, 2019
Kenya’s government is notoriously unreliable when it comes to issuing information about terrorist attacks.
  • Jan 16, 2019
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