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Electoral Commission goes on trial again

As a tribunal hears claims of fraud in the electoral commission, President Ruto and Raila Odinga accuse each other’s supporters of treason

As President William Ruto's government tries to fast-track the selection of new commissioners to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), it has been exchanging ...


How a truce in the trade wars boosts business

Making gradual reform moves at home, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has moved faster to mend fences in the region and boost her country's GDP growth

Tanzania's President Samia Suluhu Hassan's regional diplomacy is gradually resolving longrunning tit-for-tat trade disputes in the region in the first few months of her tenure, the...



How the opposition is trying to pick up the pieces

Six months after its defeat in national elections, the Azimio coalition hasn't agreed on strategy or a new leader

The news that former president Uhuru Kenyatta will step down in February as the chair of the opposition Azimio la Umoja coalition has prompted fresh speculation that the coalition ...


The return of one-man rule

The new President has quickly established political dominance at home as the direction of his government takes shape

Having secured, however fleetingly, full-spectrum dominance over the domestic political scene, and with the debt crisis in remission after the International Monetary Fund injected ...

Hustler fund lacks sparkle

President Ruto’s fund for small businesses is taking shape but critics ask whether sacrificing its ambition will limit its impact

The fanfare at the launch on 30 November of President William Ruto's Hustler Fund for small businesses could not be denied. Far less clear is if it will make a fraction of the impa...


Ruto hits back at dissident electoral commissioners

Suspending the dissidents is likely to be the first move in a prolonged fight over control of the commission

President William Ruto has suspended the four members of the Independent Elections and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) who disowned the results which saw him elected in August in a mo...


Ruto and Odinga loyalists battle over election body

The fight to control the electoral commission focuses on personalities instead of pushing for its wider reform

Wafula Chebukati, the chairman of Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is due to retire on 17 January but the opposition's critiques of the organisation &...

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