Latest from Patrick Gathara

Kenyans have a long history of fighting against oppression.

  • Jun 6, 2019

History matters.

  • Apr 19, 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

There has been very little discussion of the government’s and the military’s mendacity and incompetence throughout the crisis.

  • Sep 27, 2018

The much-feted road-building binge has displaced many of the country's least fortunate citizens.

  • Jul 31, 2018

Africa would be better served looking to its own failures.

  • Jul 17, 2018

Democracy isn't working, and that's storing up huge problems for the future.

  • Dec 1, 2017
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