is a Kenyan writer and graduate student at Harvard Law School, focusing on the legal and socio-political dimensions of conflict in Africa. Her writing focuses on African politics and society, international law, and feminism.
Everyone can tell you what Pan-Africanism stands for… when it is juxtaposed with the West. But no one seems to know what Pan-Africanism means when it is self-referential. And the solidarity consciousness is dying, leaving behind a network that exists solely to protect rich, powerful men.