COVID-19

Odhiambo, Agnes. ‘Tackling Kenya’s Domestic Violence Amid COVID-19 Crisis’, 8 April 2020.

SM: This article discusses the rise of domestic violence against women in Kenyan homes due to COVID-19 lockdown measures.Read more

Two senior officials at Ardhi House test positive

WW: The continued spread of the Corona Virus is documented daily in Kenya's news media. In this article, the reliance on an anonymous source to expose the disease having infected individuals within a government ministry reveals how sensitivitely such information is treated. The same article...Read more

Kihato, C. W., & Landau, L. B. (2020). Coercion or the social contract? COVID 19 and spatial (in)justice in African cities. City & Society, 32(1).

AO: Kihato and Landau discuss in this paper how the pandemic exposes and entrenches broader structural inequities especially in the urban African city. They argue that policy edicts like social distancing, hand washing, lock-downs, curfews and policing further entrench structural injustices.Read more

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