Category: Kenya

Developing against Development, Kenya

Dulo Nyaoro, “Developing against Development: Resistance as Participation in Development Induced Displacement in Kenya,” Mambo!, Vol. XV, (6), 2018. PDF Version here. Introduction Mega development projects displaced more than 200 million people in the 20th...

The Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya

Robert WAWERU, “Challenges Faced in the Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya” Mambo! XV (3), 2018. Contact the author : bobwaweru@gmail.com PDF Version here. Introduction This paper examines the initiatives that have been...

The Laikipia’s Maasai Cricket Warriors

Graham R.L. FOX, “Gendered issues and contested benefits: The case of Laikipia’s Maasai Cricket Warriors”, Mambo! Volume XIV, (1) 2017. PDF version here. Introduction Though many feminist and postcolonial scholars question the utility of...

Becoming Minister for Lands: Jackson Angaine and Meru politics

Anaïs ANGELO,”Becoming Minister for Lands: Jackson Angaine and Meru politics (1961-1963)”, Mambo! Volume XIV (3), 2016. Download the PDF In 1978 British Officials profiled the most prominent Kenyan politicians and produced a document entitled “Leading...

Être mère en pays luo

Louise PROTAR, “Être mère en pays luo”, Mambo! Vol. XIII (3), 2015. La maternité est communément perçue comme un phénomène naturel et universel1. Mais porter, mettre au monde et élever des enfants sont des...

SMS Financing by Banks in East Africa

Adeline PELLETIER, “SMS Financing by Banks in East Africa: Taking Stock of Regional Developments”, Mambo! Vol.XII (2), 2014. The banking sector in East Africa has evolved considerably over the last 10-15 years with the...

Bomas of Kenya: Local Dances and the National Stage

Kahithe KIIRU, “Bomas of Kenya: Local Dances Put to the Test of the National Stage”, Mambo!  Vol. 12 (1), 2014. Introduction Anthropology of art, more specifically anthropology of musical and choreographic practices, has long focused...

The Evolution of Sheng

Aurélia FERRARI, “The Evolution of Sheng During the Last Decade”, Mambo! Vol. XI (6), 2013. Download the document in PDF Sheng, popularly defined as an acronym for “Swahili-English slang”, emerged in the 1960s in the...

Afro-Asian Relations in Kisumu, Kenya

Gordon OMENYA, “Afro-Asian Relations in Kenya: A Socio-Economic History of Kisumu District, Nyanza Province”, Mambo! Vol. XI (5) 2013. Since the establishment of populations of Indian or Asian origin in Kenya, the history of Afro-Asians...

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