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Actualizing women's rights under the new constitution in Kenya
The previous constitution in Kenya was not sufficiently representative of women, disadvantaged groups and minorities with the result that their voices, opinions and perspectives...
Red Soil and Roasted Maize. Interview with Rasna Warah
Q. Your new book 'Red Soil and Roasted Maize' presents a collection of new and past articles on Kenya. How does the contemporary Kenya look like? A. Contemporary Kenya is full...
Kenya's Constitutional Transition: Opportunities and challenges
On the occasion of the visit of the Swedish cabinet minister for International Development Cooperation, Ms Gunilla Carlsson, SID Regional Office for Eastern Africa, together with...
The Cost of Future Conflict in Sudan: A new report by Frontier, ISS and SID
50 days ahead of the referendum on independence for Southern Sudan, a new report by Frontier (Europe) in cooperation with the Nairobi-based Institute of Security Studies and the...
Trade Negotiations in East Africa: The necessity to implement a joint trade negotiations body
by Gladys Kirungi The East African Community (EAC) On the 2nd of March 2004, the East Africa partner states signed the East Africa Customs Union Protocol. This was expected to...
Kenya's Vision 2030 from an income and gender inequalities perspective
by Hulda Ouma A recent report published by the Society for International Development's (SID) regional office for East Africa, on Kenya's long term development blue print- the...
The Search for a More Perfect Union?
Through a referendum on August 4 2010, Kenyans decide whether or not to adopt a new constitution. This will be the first time that Kenya's voters go to the polls after the General...
Tensions and reversals in democratic transitions: The Kenya 2007 general elections
'Tensions and Reversals in Democratic Transitions: The Kenya 2007 General Elections' is a joint publication of the Society for International Development (East Africa) and the...
The East African Community and the Refugee Question
by Kenechukwu C. Esom According to the World Refugee Survey 2009 statistics, the five East African Community States host a combined population of 949,000 refugees. Of this number...
Models, Priorities, Pressures of Women Today in Africa: Interview with Marjorie Mbilinyi
Q. What does it mean today to be a woman in development in Africa? A. I would like to rephrase your question, and talk about our mission as feminists committed to issues of...