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Kenya

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

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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...


Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite

Central Province – President Kenyatta's home area – is now the swing region ahead of next year's elections

In ever greater numbers, presidential contenders are trooping to Central Kenya in search of grassroots supporters as well as endorsements from the Mount Kenya oligarchs.


Rivalry holds back the region

Regional trade has largely recovered from the pandemic, but is still hampered by political battles

East Africa's economy grew the fastest of all Africa's regions before the pandemic. Growth was predicted at 5.1% for 2020 pre-Covid – largely driven by strong spending on inf...


Raila takes to the pulpit

Former radical firebrand Odinga tries to woo Kikuyu voters in their churches as President Kenyatta focuses on attacking his ambitious deputy

The dismissal of the Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) by the High Court may yet derail veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga's fifth presidential bid but in the meantime, while h...


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