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Bye bye Betty

Betty Murungi’s resignation from the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission on 19 April may trigger its disbanding. Two weeks earlier, Murungi had withdrawn from her post as ...

German exile

News that Oku Kaunya, a former deputy Commandant in the Administration Police, has gone into exile in Germany will concentrate the minds of the investigators from the International...

A blow against impunity

The International Criminal Court is to probe election violence and may put some leading politicians and business people on trial for crimes against humanity

The 31 March decision by the judges of the International Criminal Court to approve an investigation into the 2007 election violence follows two years of obfuscation and ambivalence...

A dangerous compromise

The politicians' failure to agree on serious reform of the government risks a repeat of the 2007 election crisis

The 20-year quest for a new constitution looks set to end in a dangerous compromise. At the end of March, when Parliament debated the Harmonised Draft Constitution, it was clear th...

Kiplagat's truth

The mounting pressure on Bethuel Kiplagat, the Chairman of the Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission, after the resignation of its deputy head Betty Murungi on 29 March, rai...

Truth and Kiplagat

The position of Bethuel Kiplagat, Chairman of Kenya’s Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission, is under serious threat since the calls for his resignation by South African Arc...

Maize splits the Grand Coalition

The Kibaki-Odinga courtship is over again and presidential contenders head for the brink before the 2012 elections

Prime Minister Raila Odinga’s 16 February call for his allies to boycott cabinet meetings until the furore over his right to suspend ministers is settled shows how quickly and deep...

An American agreement

After a decade of arguments over sharing power at the centre, the politicians now agree they want a US-style presidential system

Kenyans are puzzled by the sudden agreement on the role of the presidency and devolution of power by 26 members of the Parliamentary Select Committee. The PSC was on a retreat in N...

The international Islamist

The row over the fate of Jamaican Islamist Abdullah al Faisal points to political and security failures in Africa and the West

On 15 January, some five people died in clashes between demonstrators and police in Nairobi after protests against the detention of Jamaican Islamist preacher Abdullah al Al Faisal...

Who is heading for the Hague?

A heavily contested referendum and trials at the ICC are likely to divide the shaky coalition as it tries to agree on key reforms

Two events will critically affect the ambitious policy agenda for 2010. This comprises devolution and electoral reform, land reform, resettlement rights and reviewing administrativ...

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