Daniel Branch is an assistant professor in history at the University of Warwick. He is the author of Defeating Mau Mau, Creating Kenya: Counterinsurgency, Civil War, and Decolonization (Cambridge University Press, 2009), and Kenya: Between Hope and Despair, 1963-2011 (Yale University Press, 2010/2011)
Kenya, between hope and fear
The violent aftermath of Kenya's previous election is present in everyone's minds as Kenyans elect a successor to...
Kenya and Somalia: landscape of tension
"Kenya doesn’t know war. We know war." A fractious mix of violence and politics is unsettling the relationship...
Kenya’s referendum: “in the name of God, no!”
The opposition of Kenya's Christian churches to constitutional reforms is in part rooted in a new and disturbing...