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Kenya

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

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Kenya sponsors risky anti-militia plan

Nairobi has assembled regional states to fight Congolese armed groups, but they include the very countries the groups depend on for aid

An agreement by regional governments to form a joint military force to deploy against armed groups in Congo-Kinshasa looks like a diplomatic masterstroke by Kenya, which is coordin...


Mind the gap

Devolution was supposed to help bridge the yawning gap between Kenya's rich and poor counties by driving fairer allocation of resources. In reality, it is at best slowing the pace ...


Rivals struggle to balance their tickets

The presidential candidates are agonising about their running mates as the deadline for nominations approaches

Coalition and power-sharing deals have been struck ahead of the 9 August presidential elections so the next question is the choice of presidential running mates, as the deadline ne...


Battling over the legacy

The two candidates want to cherry-pick from President Kenyatta's legacy and avoid responsibility for the growing debt burden

The irony of having an election contest between a Deputy President campaigning in opposition to his government and an opponent endorsed by the President is lost on few Kenyans. Ove...


Supreme Court finally throws out Building Bridges plan

Presidential contender Raila Odinga pledges to revive his constitutional reform ideas should he win in August's elections

The Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) was the most tangible policy outcome of the 2018 'handshake’ between President Uhuru Kenyatta and erstwhile opposition leader Raila Odin...


Al Qaida bomb compensation

A new front has opened in the long-running battle for compensation for the non-American victims of the 1998 bombings of the United States embassies in Kenya and Tanzania. A group o...


Grand diplomacy on tour

Overseas trips by the two leading presidential contenders have done little to calm foreign nerves about prospects for the August elections

Kenyans have been given a short break from the day-to-day drama of election rallies and media debates as presidential candidates Deputy President William Ruto and ex-Prime Minister...


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