Kwani? 5 PART 1


This is the first of a twin edition that examines Kenya in the context and violent aftermath of its 2007 elections is available from bookstores from February 28th. In the two issues, over 50 writers, photographers, poets and cartoonists provide a collective narrative on what we were before, and what we became, during the epochal first 100 days of 2008

Censuses have been ordered in key locations
and we have
body counts
– Keguro Macharia, ‘Kenya, in Retrospect’

We are not looking for lilywhite boys,
lucent and incorruptible.
We are looking for a margin of human error,
a hasty scrawl of responsibility
-Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye, ‘Transparency’


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