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Nyusi annoys the neighbours

While 1,000 Rwandan police and troops, widely admired for their military qualities, have arrived on the Afungi peninsula to defend the liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure ag...


Digging deeper into debt

Debt and spending have mushroomed, but vested interests will fight attempts to rein in the elite’s cash cows

The Treasury's recent successful flotation of a billion dollars in Eurobonds signals that Kenya is not about to wean itself off a dangerous addiction to expensive commercial credit...


Why the dynasties fear Ruto

With his rivals mired in litigation and squabbling over who will be their candidate, the Deputy President is again the man to beat

With his rivals bogged down in court trying to salvage the Building Bridges Initiative, Deputy President William Ruto has re-emerged as the man to beat in next August's presidentia...


Battles for the polls resume

An uneasy calm reigns in the capital as the prime minister's shaky consensus on the elections moves forward

After months of delay and violent confrontations Prime Minister Mohamed Hussein Roble has found a path through the obstacles which have been preventing elections since last Septemb...


War casts shadow over Abiy's election plan

Communal clashes in five regions and all-out conflict in Tigray will undermine the legitimacy of the new government

It was meant to be a landmark election, a critical stage in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's proclaimed agenda for democratic transition after decades of authoritarian rule. Ahead of vo...

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A slightly bigger tent

In the febrile post-election climate, President Yoweri Museveni's attempts to co-opt his political rivals and dissidents are proving tortuous for the ruling National Resistance Mov...


Muddled meddling by the UAE

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed and one of his top advisors are rethinking the United Arab Emirates' policy in the Horn

As Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government complains about United States 'interference' in the Tigray conflict, there are signs that Washington's stance has caused some go...


Motorbike killers strike again

The attempted killing of one of Museveni’s most valued officers and ministers focuses attention on his cabinet appointments

The 1 June attempt to assassinate Katumba Wamala in his car, which wounded him and claimed the lives of his daughter and his driver, is being seen in Kampala as a political act, ev...


A new Danelaw

Denmark last week passed an unprecedented law permitting the government to send asylum-seekers to a third country to have their claims processed. If successful, they would only gai...


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