The stakes are high, and the polls predict a tight race.
Opposition as ‘Incumbent’ and ‘Incumbent’ as Opposition: Analyzing the Key Issues in Kenya’s 2022 Presidential Campaignsby Nicodemus Minde
This essay argues that, while ethnic mobilization remains crucial in the Kenyan electoral process, issues such as the economy, integrity, and client-patron relations (clientelism) will shape the outcome of the presidential elections.
Some parties have been known to decline and even peter out with the political exit of their founders.
The political class and indeed the political parties need to engage in peace messaging for their respective audiences.
In my reflections, I focus on two key areas, namely professional development and broadening my research agenda.
As a mental health practitioner working in a post-conflict context, I advocate being an active part of a bourgeoning network at the forefront of envisioning and building peace in Africa. Promoting good health and healthy mindsets are key to nurturing peacebuilding.