Monthly Archives: June 2022

Overview of Kenya's Political Situation: 2022 Elections

Overview of Kenya’s Political Situation: 2022 Elections

Kenya is set to hold a general election on 9 August 2022 and at all levels of the political spectrum, there is intense activity with various political factions butting for their political future. In this paper, Kimaren Riamit gives an overview of Kenya’s political situation with specific focus on the country’s 2022 general election with references to historical events, contemporary challenges and the future trajector ...

Premiere Mainland, Vuta N’kuvute; Mlimani City, Century Cinemax

Premiere Mainland, Vuta N’kuvute; Mlimani City, Century Cinemax

Vuta N’Kuvute (Tug of War) based on Adam Shafi’s award-winning Swahili novel, is a coming-of-age political drama about love and resistance set in the final years of British colonial Zanzibar. The film weaves through 1950s coastal culture across the divides of class and racial segregation that were imposed by the colonial regime. Denge, a frustrated and rebellious Zanzibari young man who is part of the freedom struggl ...