At issue on Amandla this week: Context and analysis of civil unrest in Kenya
Protests continue over rising prices, tax hikes, and the recent election
Minoo Kyaa, Gathanga Ndung’u and Gacheke Gachihi, Brian Mathenge, and Wangina Wahome talk to Firoze Manji of Daraja Press about the civic uprisings and killing of unarmed civilians by the police in Kenya in recent days. They also discuss the role of Raila Odinga, the leader of the opposition party—the AZIMIO coalition. Tune into to Amandla for an in-depth discussion about the context and current situation in Kenya.
Minoo Kyaa is a Member of Mukuru Community Justice Center and a team leader at the Social Justice Centers Traveling Theatre.
Gacheke Gachihi s the Coordinator of Mathare Social Justice Centre and a Member of the Social Justice Centres Working Group Steering Committee in Nairobi Kenya.
Gathanga Ndung’u is an activist and an organizer with Mathare Social Justice Centre, Kenya Organic Intellectuals Network and Revolutionary Socialist League. He is also the author of MATHARE: An Urban Bastion of Anti-Oppression Struggle in Kenya, published by Daraja Press.
Tune in at 7pm Wednesday evening at 90.3fm or ckut.ca, or listen back to the archive below once the show has aired.