COVID19

Ujamaa Center. 2020. “#ProPoorCoronaResponse,” March 22, 2020.

AO: This twitter thread was shared on March 22, 2020 by Hawi Rapudo through the Research Data KE Working Group whatsapp group. It outlines what "#ProPoorCoronaResponse" to #coronainkenya would be.Read more

Feleke, Bethlehem. 2020. “Kenya Governor under Fire after Putting Hennessy Bottles in Coronavirus Care Packages.” CNN, April 17, 2020.

AO: This article was sent to me by San Francisco-based friends about the controversial Nairobi governor who was putting alcohol in hospital care packages.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

Mawazo Institute. 2020. “Survey Findings on the Impact of COVID-19 on Africa’s Higher Education System.” Nairobi, Kenya: Mawazo Institute.

AO: This report foregrounds results from an online survey with 501 respondents conducted by Nairobi-based Mawazo Institute in April 2020.Read more

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