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Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara

Patrick Gathara is a communications consultant, writer, and award-winning political cartoonist based in Nairobi. 
Kenya’s push for a national ID raises red flags
Kenya’s push for a national ID raises red flags
In 2008, following the violence that accompanied the disputed presidential election, Kenyan politicians came together to form a government of...
The racist reaction to the Ethiopian Airlines crash was all too predictable
The racist reaction to the Ethiopian Airlines crash was all too predictable
Some of the media reporting around the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, in which 157 passengers and crew died, has sadly tended to repeat...
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Kenya suffers Somali blowback
Nairobi —That the attack on the DusitD2 hotel and office complex in Nairobi, in which 21 people died, including five of the...