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Who wants an election?

Polls are due at the end of the year but after three years of preparation there is still little prospect of one person, one vote

A fractious and increasingly angry political scene – dominated by growing resentment of the federal government –; is one of several reasons the vision of representative democracy i...


Refugees in crossfire

Ethiopia no longer automatically gives refugee status to fleeing Eritreans. Neither they nor their Tigrayan hosts are happy about it

The Ethiopian federal government's treatment of refugees from Eritrea is causing concern both in the Tigray regional government, with which it is already at odds, and among refugee...


There will be blood tests

After a decade of financial scandals, the Kenya Medical Research Institute, whose duties include Covid-19 testing, is back in the spotlight over the dismissal of the doctor in char...


Who wants the oil?

There is mounting international concern at the delays in implementing the latest peace agreement, and that President Salva Kiir Mayardit is flouting the spirit of the deal. The Int...


Freight storm hits the port

Fulfilling the terms of China’s loans for the standard gauge railway is at the expense of Mombasa’s role in the national economy

If it wasn't for the drama that preceded it, the resignation of the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) managing director, Daniel Manduku, at the end of March would have been as unremarked...


Unpopularity contest

More donors are planning to cuts funds as concerns grow over diminshing civil and human rights

Tanzania has fallen out with many of the countries making development assistance grants and concessional loans since President John Magufuli came to power, although funds for Covid...


Locking down politics

The coronavirus pandemic will not only leave Kenyans much poorer, but also change the political landscape profoundly, according to the latest thinking. One likely casualty will be ...

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Magufuli the outlier

Tanzania stands apart from its neighbours in its response to Covid-19. President John Magufuli has resisted imposing blanket restrictions on movement, curfews and other forms of lo...


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