By Acho Gerald Anji On the 14th of September 2023, Emerging Leaders Foundation-Africa (ELF-Africa) proudly unveiled a pioneering report titled “Effectiveness of Youth-Led Social Accountability Mechanisms in Enhancing Citizen Participation and Accountability in Kenya.” Esteemed guests gathered to commend ELF-Africa’s relentless efforts, leaving the organization inspired to continue its mission of empowering young people and […]
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Edward Kipkalya President Ruto’s inaugural budget, famously known as the “Hustler’s Budget,” has generated considerable controversy and opposition within Kenya. Dubbed “Rutonomics,” this budget aims to address the nation’s challenges head-on. However, its implications for businesses, households, and vulnerable populations have sparked mixed reactions and ideological divisions. As we delve deeper into the intricacies of […]
Jim India Kenya’s history is marked by a series of political agreements, commonly referred to as “handshakes,” that have shaped the country’s political landscape. These agreements have been instrumental in resolving political crises, promoting national unity, and advancing democratic governance. In this article, I will explore some of the most significant political agreements in Kenya’s […]
Edward Kipkalya, The way we live, work, and communicate has been completely transformed by technology. An entire generation has grown up with access to the internet, social media, and mobile devices for the first time in history. Gen Z is the most technologically advanced and digitally native generation to date. Gen Z is leading the […]
Caren Wakoli In her poem, Vesalius in Zante published in 1909, Edith Wharton noted that there are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Looking back at the last twenty-two years of doing youth development work in Kenya and the region, I hope that I have contributed […]
Edward Kipkalya Kenya is a country with a young population, with over 75% of its population being under the age of 35. Among these young people, the Gen Z and Gen Alpha generations make up a significant portion of the population. In this article, we will explore the cultural and societal differences between Gen Z […]
ELF-Africa Newsroom The voices that reminded girls at Alliance Girls Centre must have stuck to Cynthia’s mind, a constant reminder that they were the pedigree of women that this nation needs. She has lived to measure up, to see herself within the stars that shine so bright, or say, an eagle that must tower above […]
ELF-Africa Newsroom Generational Mosaics is an ELF-Africa series that aims to explore the cultural and societal differences between the different generations in Kenya with a specific focus on understanding the impact of technology, globalization, and socio-economic changes on the way each generation sees and interacts with the world. Through a combination of research, analysis, and […]
The future of governance in Kenya is an exciting prospect. The country is on the cusp of a major transformation and the political, economic, and social landscape is ripe for change. In the past few years, Kenya has seen tremendous growth in the communication and technology sectors, which have opened opportunities for new forms of […]
By ELF-Africa Newsroom It was Carroll Bryant who once noted that, some people make things happen, some watch as things happen, and then there are those who wonder, ‘what the hell just happened? We are in a time when mother nature has laid bare her wrath through the effects of climate change. Natural disasters, floods, […]
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