Ep23. A conversation with Dr. Ken Opalo on the Kenyan elections

In this week’s episode, we speak with Dr. Kennedy Opalo (@kopalo), an assistant professor at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. His research focuses on the political economy of development, legislative development, and electoral politics in emerging democracies. Ken blogs regularly at his blog, An Africanist Perspective, and currently is writing a weekly column for Kenya’s major daily newspaper The Standard. We talk this week about the upcoming Kenyan elections. Our conversation begins at 3:51.

Our featured song this week is “Winning in Life” by the Kenyan group Just a Band. Find them on Twitter, Facebook, and SoundCloud. Their song begins at 21:45. Watch the video below:


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