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Kenya

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

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Succession not reform

Bold plans to address political conflict and vote-rigging have been sidelined as the battle to succeed President Kibaki heats up

The groundbreaking programme for political reform set out in the new constitution is at risk as members of parliament and party activists position themselves for the presidential s...


Nairobi needs its fix

Politicians and police show no signs of investigating two people named as ‘drugs kingpins’ by the US government

Although the United States named John Harun Mwau and Naima Mohamed Nyakiniywa ‘drugs kingpins’ and froze their assets in the USA on 1 June, Mwau is conducting a vigorous campaign t...


Checkpoint Nairobi

The Kenyan at the centre of the Triton Oil scandal, Yagnesh Devani, argues his case against extradition to Kenya on charges of fraud worth $38 mn. in London on 11 July (AC Vol 51...


The trouble with Tobiko

Under the new constitution, the DPP should be independent of the executive but the nomination of Keriako Tobiko prompts questions from MPs

President Mwai Kibaki swore in Keriako Tobiko as Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) on 20 June following an acrimonious vetting last week. Members of Parliament on the Constitut...


Ocampo tries to protect the evidence

The Hague is set to hear the case against the Ocampo Six as attention shifts to disclosure of evidence to the defence

The trials of high-level Kenyans accused of crimes against humanity during the post-election violence of 2007-08 are set to go ahead, despite their government’s efforts to protect ...


Bellingham brings warrants

Britain’s Africa Minister Henry Bellingham was in Nairobi ‘promoting British interests’, officials said. However, few expected that to include delivering extradition warrants for t...


Politics of prices

Civic activists and trades unionists are mobilising in Nairobi and Mombasa against skyrocketing food and fuel prices. The Central Organisation for Trades Unions demands a 60% i...


Six in the dock

Suspects played the ethnic card during mass rallies at home before flying to the Netherlands to appear in court

Six leading Kenyans faced, on 7-8 April, a kind of justice they are not used to at home. At the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague, Judge Ekaterina Trendafilova presid...


Through the Wikihole

The publication by WikiLeaks of the US Nairobi Embassy’s cables affords a unique and stark view of the country’s ruling figures

As the International Criminal Court (ICC) starts to hear accusations against six senior Kenyans accused of links to the violence after the 2007 elections, a set of United States di...


On to the trial

Despite a dissident judge and government lobbying, the ICC is set to try six politicians accused of mass murder and has issued summonses

Kenya’s government is still trying to dodge the International Criminal Court, whose Pre-Trial Chamber (PTC) ruled on 8 March that six high-level Kenyan suspects must appear at the ...


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