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Justice in question

The failure of the International Criminal Court's prosecutions against six high profile defendants raises doubts about the body's future as well as the role of the Kenyan authorities

The assessment by three judges at the International Criminal Court on 5 April that the prosecution's evidence against William Ruto, Kenya's Deputy President, and Joshua arap Sang, ...

Bye-election fever

Two crucial polls reveal the strategies of the major parties. Politics as ethnic loyalty is the main theme for both

Two bye-elections on 7 March were make-or-break events for two big political leaders: Raila Amolo Odinga of the opposition Coalition for Reform and Democracy and Deputy President W...

Off with his ed

The Daily Nation newspaper seems to have some doubts about why it sacked its Special Projects Editor, Denis Galava, in January, several weeks after suspending him over an editorial...

2017 polls cast long shadow

The old protagonists are readying themselves for another electoral battle as concerns about security and corruption escalate

Politics this year will be dominated by the faltering economy and partisan positioning ahead of the next general election, now scheduled for 8 August 2017. President Uhuru Kenyatta...

The figures don’t add up

The opposition makes political capital from the gap between foreign plaudits for the economy and daily realities of corruption and job losses

Not all Kenyans seem to know it but it has been a tremendous few years for the economy, at least according to the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. In March, the Bank pub...

Uhuru's frequent flyer card

The President has been trying to balance the country's domestic economic woes with some intense diplomatic glad-handing

When Pope Francis lands in Nairobi on his first visit to Africa on 25-30 November, it will doubtless be heralded as yet another foreign policy triumph for President Uhuru Kenyatta....

Uhuru bans bad bills

Parliament's attempts to crack down on journalists are on hold since 14 October, when President Uhuru Kenyatta intervened behind the scenes to excise two of the most heinous clause...

Warming up the Kenyatta-Museveni axis

Common interests are prompting more bilateral cooperation but the latest agreement over a pipeline will sorely test regional solidarity

In two weeks' time, when most of Africa's 54 leaders travel to New York for the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, there will be much talk of shifting regional allianc...

The opposition fall out

Although the government’s record on security and economic management looks shakier by the day, its opponents are divided and floundering

When the opposition alliance, the Coalition for Reform and Democracy, holds its political retreat to map out strategy at the beginning of September, its leaders will struggle to ho...


Where did all the money go?

The government wants to restrict the powers of the Auditor General after he revealed gross financial mismanagement

The political fight over public finance is heating up. Members of parliament grilled Treasury officials for over four hours on 15 August after the Auditor General found that just 1...

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