Author Archive | Caroline Wanjiku Kihato

Beat down, but not defeated

For Johannesburg’s many migrant women everyday life in the city is about mediating, melding and juggling the formal codes and unwritten street laws

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Kibera: Nairobi’s Other City

Kibera is a large informal settlement located five kilometres from  Nairobi’s city centre. Its urban form is familiar across Africa, but Kibera’s history is culturally particular and personal to Kenya. We meet  Millicent Auma Otieno, a local resident whose story tells a larger tale. By Caroline Wanjiku Kihato Roughly one hundred years ago, 291 Nubian […]

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