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.



Somalia has a new president
17 Feb 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: democracy, Kenya, Somalia
He brings much needed hope to the battered nation.


Let’s be vague, who needs the Hague?
3 Feb 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: African Union, International Criminal Court, Kenya
How African politicians turned against the International Criminal Court.


The fall of an African dictator
27 Jan 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, The Gambia
Gambia's strongman of 22 years has been knocked off his perch.


Killing Africa
18 Jan 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: abortion, Africa, Marie Stopes International
Marie Stopes International performs illegal abortions under the noses of African governments


Africa in 2017
12 Jan 2017 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa
The direction it takes this year will be determined by how it handles the crises of last year


American democracy is still an example for Africa
24 Nov 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, democracy, US presidential election
Free and fair elections are still a rarity in most of Africa.


Congo could become a warzone again
26 Oct 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Democratic Republic of Congo
Joseph Kabila’s attempts to overstay his presidential mandate has the country on the edge


Africa’s budding indie gaming industry
30 Sep 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, developing countries, video games
A pioneering group of young Africans is taking African stories to the console.


Africa’s forgotten minorities
15 Sep 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Africa, indigenous minorities
Not all Africans are “indigenous”. In fact, most are not


Technical education is a hard sell in Kenya
6 Sep 2016 | HARAMBEE |  
tags: Kenya, Kibera, Nairobi, technical education
A new project seeks to end poverty by bootstrapping slum dwellers


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