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Kenya

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

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How not to win friends

Regional disputes will limit Nairobi's chances of using leadership roles for influence beyond national borders

In 2021 Kenya holds one of two African seats at the United Nations Security Council, the chair of the African Union Peace and Security Council, and for the next five years, the sec...


Raila's weak grip

The perennial presidential candidate wants his 'handshake' to propel him into State House. But others have their eyes on the prize

The third anniversary of the 'handshake' of reconciliation between President Uhuru Kenyatta and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga passed with muted celebrations. Orange Democr...


Jubilee tent gets smaller

The takeover of Jubilee by President Uhuru Kenyatta's allies appears to be complete after they ousted Caleb Kositany, the Deputy Secretary General, and key lieutenant of estranged ...


Politics of largesse

The economy has been badly hit by the Covid-19 pandemic but the President is still offering more giveaways

After two consecutive quarters of negative GDP growth, the Kenya economy is officially in recession. It shrank by 5.3% in the second quarter of 2020 largely due to the Covid-19 loc...


The race for Nairobi

The BBI alliance is manoeuvring its ally into the Nairobi governorship because it fears losing another by-election

The political differences between Deputy President William Ruto and President Uhuru Kenyatta are playing themselves out in the tussle to fill the position of the governor of Nairob...


Handshake to face poll test

The President’s coalition with his former adversary will be put to the electorate in 2021 against a backdrop of economic pain

After a catastrophic decline in economic performance due to Covid-19 in 2020, aggravated by corruption and wrong-headed fiscal and public debt policies, 2021 promises to be particu...


The Hague’s unexpected guest

What lies behind the arrival of Paul Gicheru at the ICC after years defying an arrest warrant for alleged witness-tampering?

Weeks after Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru handed himself in to the International Criminal Court to face witness-tampering charges, the speed with which he has been processed through t...


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