Category: Kenya

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...

Political Identity in Nairobi’s CBD

Lydia Waithira MUTHUMA, “Political Identity in Nairobi’s CBD: A Visual Exploration of Kenya’s Capital City”, Mambo! Vol. XI (1), 2013. This is the story of the interaction between governance and physical space in Nairobi, Kenya’  capital...

Les succès de la géothermie au Kenya

Laure BIRCKEL, “À toute vapeur…Les succès de la géothermie au Kenya”, Mambo!, Vol. IX (5), 2011. Au milieu du Hell’s Gate National Park, parc naturel situé au sud du Lac Naivasha, s’élèvent, dans un grondement...