Author

 
Rasna Warah

Rasna Warah

    Fires of terrorism still spark in Westgate mall's cinders
    Fires of terrorism still spark in Westgate mall's cinders
    Westgate was a magnet for Kenya's moneyed classes, a mall that represented the three Cs of aspirational Nairobi: cosmopolitanism, capitalism...
    Kenya is the wrong example
    Kenya is the wrong example
    I am one of many Kenyans shocked to learn that Zimbabweans are looking at recent events in my country as a possible way to approach an election...
    Not ethnic cleansing, but class war
    Not ethnic cleansing, but class war
    One of the most irritating things about the violence that recently rocked Kenya, as every middle- and upper-class Nairobian will tell you, was the...
    Ngugi wa Thiong'o: still decolonising the mind
    Ngugi wa Thiong'o: still decolonising the mind
    Last month, Kenya's most celebrated literary icon, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, gave a series of lectures entitled Re-Membering Africa at the...
    Ngugi wa Thiong'o: still decolonising the mind
    Ngugi wa Thiong'o: still decolonising the mind
    Last month, Kenya's most celebrated literary icon, Ngugi wa Thiong'o, gave a series of lectures entitled Re-Membering Africa at the...