Jump to navigation

Kenya

Kenya

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

news from Kenya

Category: all

Found 496 articles.

Displaying 21-30 out of 496 results.

This tweet for hire

Kenya's presence on Twitter – popularly known as KOT – is an army of social media cyber-warriors whose influence has grown so large that Twitter's dominance of politica...


DISPATCHES

Deputy President Ruto caught off-guard

After the courts throw out the constitutional reform plan, the political rivals resort to new tactics

The constitutional referendum may be off the agenda and Deputy President William Ruto's rivals may have been wrong-footed but the political battles are set to intensify. President ...

READ FOR FREE

The bridge collapses

The courts have administered the last rites to the 'handshake' duo's constitutional reform project

Its supporters referred to the Building Bridges Initiative as 'reggae' but the music stopped on 19 August when the Court of Appeal in Nairobi upheld a High Court decision in May th...


DISPATCHES

The bills keep piling up

Arrears on payments to contractors and suppliers have risen by 8% this year

Treasury Secretary Ukur Yatani may have gained a bit of breathing room via a $2.4 billion programme with the IMF in May, and a fourth Eurobond issue worth US$1bn in June, but mount...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

Nasa heads for crash landing

Cast aside by Raila Odinga, his former allies plan to join a rival alliance ahead of next year's elections

The collapse of Kenya's National Super Alliance, the opposition coalition that lost the 2017 election, looks certain after three of the party leaders involved – Amani Nation...

READ FOR FREE

DISPATCHES

Ambitious Ruto parks his tanks on Kenyatta's lawn

By beating the ruling party in the Mount Kenya region, Deputy President Ruto has scored a palpable hit against the President

Deputy President William Ruto notched up another success in his bid to win next August's presidential election after his personal political vehicle, the United Democratic Alliance,...

READ FOR FREE

Digging deeper into debt

Debt and spending have mushroomed, but vested interests will fight attempts to rein in the elite’s cash cows

The Treasury's recent successful flotation of a billion dollars in Eurobonds signals that Kenya is not about to wean itself off a dangerous addiction to expensive commercial credit...


Displaying 21-30 out of 496 results.