Murithi Mutiga

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Murithi Mutiga is Program Director for Africa. He is based in Nairobi.

He previously covered East Africa for The Guardian (UK) and before that served as a Contributing Op-Ed Writer to the International New York Times. Murithi was also an editor and columnist with the Sunday Nation.

He holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics.

 

In The News

9 Aug 2022
Post-conflict societies rarely earn the right lessons, but I think Kenya did. It adopted a new constitution with a relatively independent judiciary that led to a more con... New York Times

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
13 Jun 2022
Kenya is one of the few countries [in Africa] where you go into an election without knowing who is going to win. Financial Times

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
14 Dec 2021
If [Kenyan President] Kenyatta can achieve a ceasefire that potentially stops a catastrophic confrontation among warring actors in Ethiopia, that would give him quite an ... The New Statesman

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
19 Nov 2021
The U.S. needs to drop the old posture of viewing Africa as just a problem to be solved. Reuters

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
13 Sep 2021
Unfortunately, while in much of the world 9/11 is viewed as in the past, in Africa, the legacy of those attacks lives on. The World

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa
1 May 2021
The [economic] impact [of the pandemic in Africa] has been immense. These are countries with very limited social safety nets, and … very little resources to respond to a ... The Guardian

Murithi Mutiga

Program Director, Africa

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