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AllAfrica, 27 November 2013

Kenya: A Brief History of Exclusion

Amidst great optimism about the potential for Africa’s cities to drive economic prosperity, Steve Ouma, Director of Pamoja Trust, offers a historical insight into the growth of Kenya’s urban centres.

He argues that policies promoted by successive administrations have been defined by a history of colonialism, state-sanctioned slum evictions and a refusal to acknowledge the rights of the poor.