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Drying up growth

Drought is slowing down the region's economies, forcing some harsh policy changes

To promote integration and regional planning, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda announce their annual budgets on the same day. In their statements for 2006/07 on 15 June, all three financ...


Voters' voices

The electorates have spoken but the incumbent regimes don't want to listen

KENYA: The stand-off over the new constitution between President Mwai Kibaki's supporters and those of Raila Odinga will dominate politics. The best prospect for the government wou...


Diplomatic hubbub

Kenya will star again as the regional diplomatic centre this year, mediating in two sets of peace talks - Sudan and Somalia - as well as hosting hundreds of thousands of people fle...


Peace from above

Western pressure is on, led by the United States, for Sudan's National Islamic Front and the Sudan People's Liberation Army/Movement to sign a framework peace agreement this month....


Mwai and Moi make history

Good political news from Kenya sends a message to opposition parties and sit-tight leaders across the continent

Après Moi there was no deluge - just celebratory whooping as Kenyans marked the demise of the seemingly eternal Kenya African National Union, its chief patron and its busine...


Conflicting agendas

US military threats send some running for cover and others for diplomatic gain

The summit of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, comprising Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda took place this week. The fact that its host...


Cooperation again

Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda start the year having just revived the East African Community. It is one of Africa's most viable economic groupings. Its ambitious goals are a customs un...


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