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Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola is a political analyst based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is the author of Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya, forthcoming from Zed Books.

Nanjala Nyabola is known as @Nanjala1 on Twitter

A pedestrian wearing a face mask, as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), walks past posters on the street that read "No to the payment of the debt. Break with the IMF", in Buenos Aires, Argentina May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian

The way out of Argentina’s debt crisis

Since the early 2000s, Argentina has been forced into a cycle of debt and austerity. Nick Dearden presents solutions to this coercive, financialized system.  ​

Latest issue: April 2020

The fight for clean air

Articles by Nanjala Nyabola

Senegal's President Macky Sall addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
When did the ‘international community’ become a synonym for the West, asks Nanjala Nyabola?
Nanjala Nyabola on making amends for high-carbon lifestyles.
A demonstrator holds a placard during an anti-government rally in Algiers, Algeria December 31, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina
Nanjala Nyabola reflects on the ongoing cries of a discontented world.
Nalayeh, founder of Integration TV, was killed by al-Shabaab militants on 12 July. 
Nanjala Nyabola explains the weighty, 'anti-citizen' African bureaucracies that have their origins in the colonial period.
For Nanjala Nyabola, the sentencing of Trump’s campaign chair tells us a lot about the West’s relationship to Africa.
Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fluctuating, and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in Madagascar.
Here today, here tomorrow - Nanjala Nyabola questions Cameroon's never-ending presidential terms.
Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election
Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.
Nanjala Nyabola explains why Trump presents a challenge for those who work in human rights.
A youth is escorted by Kenyan police officers as dozens of houses are being demolished to make way for a new road in the Kibera slum in Nairobi.
Nanjala Nyabola on Kenya’s embrace of the Chinese development model.

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