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Nanjala Nyabola

Nanjala Nyabola is a political analyst based in Nairobi, Kenya. She is the author of Digital Democracy, Analogue Politics: How the Internet Era is Transforming Kenya, forthcoming from Zed Books.

Nanjala Nyabola is known as @Nanjala1 on Twitter

Articles by Nanjala Nyabola

Health workers demonstrate handwashing techniques to Mukuru community members. Photo: Victoria Nthenge
Abandoned by the state, self-organized health workers in Kenya are absorbing the brunt of the pandemic, writes Nanjala Nyabola.
President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the South African press on developments in the nation's risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19 [Photo: GCIS/Flickr]
Nanjala Nyabola on the mask mandate and personal freedom.
Deputy Minister Luwellyn Landers attends inauguration of Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina,  ​19 January 2019 by GovernmentZA is licensed under CC BY-ND 2.0
Nanjala Nyabola grapples with the challenge of misinformation and disinformation.
Senegal's President Macky Sall addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City, New York, U.S., September 24, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz
When did the ‘international community’ become a synonym for the West, asks Nanjala Nyabola?
Nanjala Nyabola on making amends for high-carbon lifestyles.
A demonstrator holds a placard during an anti-government rally in Algiers, Algeria December 31, 2019. REUTERS/Ramzi Boudina
Nanjala Nyabola reflects on the ongoing cries of a discontented world.
Nalayeh, founder of Integration TV, was killed by al-Shabaab militants on 12 July. 
Nanjala Nyabola explains the weighty, 'anti-citizen' African bureaucracies that have their origins in the colonial period.
For Nanjala Nyabola, the sentencing of Trump’s campaign chair tells us a lot about the West’s relationship to Africa.
Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fluctuating, and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in Madagascar.
Here today, here tomorrow - Nanjala Nyabola questions Cameroon's never-ending presidential terms.
Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election
Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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