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Kevin P. Donovan

Kevin P. Donovan is a Lecturer in the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh. He is currently writing a book on money, smuggling, and decolonization in East Africa, alongside another with Emma Park on the cultural politics of digital capitalism in Kenya.

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Working people are forever kept on the brink of going broke. More than higher wages and better job security, a just economy requires giving them the power to choose and create their own futures.

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Kenya's poor were among the first to benefit from digital lending apps; now they call it slavery.

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