Mathew Otieno

Mathew Otieno is a student of Geology at the University of Nairobi, in Kenya, who decided some time back to indulge his passion for writing in trying to bring some sense into a world gone mad. Apart from checking out rocks and writing, he is interested in making videos and freelancing as a graphic designer. He blogs at mathewabiero.wordpress.com.



Is Paul Kagame loosening his grip on Rwanda’s political space?
11 Oct 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: democracy, Rwanda, women in politics
Releasing political prisoners might be spectacular, but he needs to do more.


Closing down Africa’s Internet
27 Aug 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, free speech, internet, social media
How governments are limiting the space for free speech online.


How Ebola was defeated in the Congo
16 Jul 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, Ebola, healthcare
The response to a recent outbreak has lessons for the whole DRC health system


Why is Theresa May apologising for Africa’s anti-gay laws?
16 May 2018 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: anti-gay laws in Africa, colonialism, Kenya, Theresa May
White paternalism is still at work


What happened to all the bad news from West Africa?
18 Apr 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, West Africa
A once-violent region has become a poster-child for democracy


Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister
5 Apr 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: democracy, Ethiopia, ethnic conflict
Protestors have been asking for more, but he is a good start.


The extremes of healthcare in Africa
1 Mar 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, healthcare
From one country to another, living and dying could not be more different.


Africa in 2017: two steps forward, one backward
16 Jan 2018 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy
The democratic impulse persists, in spite of all setbacks.


Why is Diane Shima Rwigara in a Rwandan jail?
8 Nov 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, human rights, Rwanda
Perhaps the country is not the model of women's rights that it seems.


What the annulment of Kenya’s presidential election means for Africa
5 Sep 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, elections, Kenya
It is a lesson in independence for all judiciaries.


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