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Kenya

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

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From a grateful nation

Not content with being among the world's best-paid politicians, Kenyan lawmakers have ensured that their predecessors are also amply rewarded for their service. On 5 August, after ...


A favourite for an impossible job

After several near misses in her search for a top international job, Amina Mohamed is a WTO front-runner. But what does she stand for?

Of all the candidates gunning for the helm of the World Trade Organisation, Amina Mohamed probably ranks as the best prepared for the contest. Along with the rival campaign of Nige...


A big tent for Moi's children

The President's attempts to co-opt oppositionists has reunited young Turks promoted by the late President Moi

Thirty years after the Saba Saba protests triggered the battle for the restoration of multiparty politics in Kenya, veterans of that struggle might be troubled to see that the curr...


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...


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