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Kenya

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

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Don’t show us the money

Kenyans worry that the government is leading donors on a familiar dance as it continues to increase borrowing

In the dog days of President Daniel arap Moi's reign, Kenya acquired a reputation for borrowing from the International Monetary Fund and other financial institutions after promisin...


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Parliament sets up roadblocks for Building Bridges law

Challenge to reform bill could derail referendum on constitutional change posing a heavy risk for Odinga

The passing of the bill implementing the recommendations of the Building Bridges Initiative should have been a formality paving the way for a referendum. Instead, several embarrass...

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Running out of public credit

As the Jubilee government plans a referendum on another costly bout of devolution, citizens protest against rising debt

Arguments over public debt and fiscal balance have left the cabinet rooms and think tanks for the streets. At home and in public meeting places, Kenyans are airing concerns that go...

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Unholy alliances

None of the presidential contenders can explain how they could form a majority at next year’s elections

Kenya's next president will be Raila Odinga, William Ruto or 'S'. The latter stands for 'the system'. This informs a growing assumption that with neither Odinga nor Ruto able to ch...


How not to win friends

Regional disputes will limit Nairobi's chances of using leadership roles for influence beyond national borders

In 2021 Kenya holds one of two African seats at the United Nations Security Council, the chair of the African Union Peace and Security Council, and for the next five years, the sec...


Raila's weak grip

The perennial presidential candidate wants his 'handshake' to propel him into State House. But others have their eyes on the prize

The third anniversary of the 'handshake' of reconciliation between President Uhuru Kenyatta and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga passed with muted celebrations. Orange Democr...


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