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Kenya

Population: 49.7 mn.
GDP: $74.94 bn.
Debt: $26.42 bn.

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Uhuru takes it out on his party

An angry President Kenyatta vents his frustrations on dissident Jubilee MPs. His deputy stays within the tent for now

For the first time in three years, President Uhuru Kenyatta invited all 404 Jubilee Party legislators – 337 MPs and 67 Senators – to a parliamentary group meeting at St...


The one-party statesmen

The effect of thwarting Deputy President William Ruto’s presidential ambitions could be the return of a de facto single-party state

The disintegration of the ruling Jubilee Party continues apace. In the clearest indications yet that President Uhuru Kenyatta is determined to remove the succession from his deputy...


A clumsy coup

The government expected that curbing the Nairobi governor’s powers would end his career, but the flamboyant Mike Sonko won’t go quietly

The image of suspended Nairobi governor Mike Sonko at State House wordlessly signing powers over to the national government in February appeared to symbolise the presidency's trium...


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...


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...


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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The fight for Jubilee

Open warfare between factions loyal to the President and his Deputy have taken the governing party to the brink of collapse

The death and funeral of ex-President Daniel arap Moi last month may have united political leaders in an outbreak of praise, but the bitter struggle for control of the governing Ju...


Frontier fracas

Conflict flares between Mogadishu and Nairobi over Jubaland. Kenya wants a buffer zone but Farmajo has other ideas

Months of tensions between Mogadishu and its southern state of Jubaland came to the boil in early March and spilled across the Kenyan border in a violent face-off between the Somal...


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