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Kenya

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

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Deputy President Ruto steals a march on his rivals

As he prepares to break with the ruling Jubilee coalition, William Ruto is winning over voters in President Kenyatta's home base

The grand plan to parachute veteran oppositionist Raila Odinga into the presidency in the elections next August has run into powerful headwinds. The heaviest blow to Odinga's ambit...


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Finance costs threaten the Nairobi-Mombasa express

A showpiece for Beijing-Nairobi cooperation the Standard Gauge Railway project is also one of the world's costliest

Concerns are rising about Kenya's capacity to repay the hefty loans it took from Chinese contractors and banks to finance the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) as the cost of servicing ...

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Uhuru wants his Jubilee

A Presidential prerogative appears to have granted Deputy President William Ruto another stay of execution

Plans to expel Deputy President William Ruto from the ruling Jubilee party have clashed with the presidential calendar. Uhuru Kenyatta's eighth and last State of the Nation address...

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Cash takes on the kingpins

Raila Odinga's presidential bid relies on the grandees, while his rival William Ruto focuses on the money

With less than ten months before the presidential elections next year, the two leading contenders are almost certain to be veteran oppositionist Raila Odinga, now 'handshake' partn...

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Rebel advance drives a diplomatic flurry

Reports that a joint opposition force might march on Addis Ababa have triggered a fresh push for a ceasefire and political talks

The call by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni for a summit on Ethiopia's deepening crisis reveals growing alarm among regional leaders and the problems their organisations face in...


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Policy shifts on trade and public health

Confusion over eligible vaccines and questions about a health-workers deal cast a shadow over Britain's trade campaign

Although President Uhuru Kenyatta returned to Nairobi with £132 million (US$181m) in trade and investment deals after co-hosting the Global Education Summit with British Prim...

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Kenyatta mulls the high cost of the handshake

Fresh from addressing UN and US officials on his country's political successes, the President faces a bumpy economy ahead of next year's elections

When he addressed the UN Security Council on 12 October President Uhuru Kenyatta joined other speakers to argue that mismanagement of ethnic diversity often caused political violen...


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