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Kenya

Population: 53m
GDP: $110.3bn
Debt: 67.5% of GDP (2023 forecast)

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The art of a deal

Kenya expects to complete a trade deal with the United States by the end of this year, the first bilateral pact inked by President Joe Biden's administration, say officials involve...


Ruto gets the freight train blues

The Mombasa-Nairobi trains are full, but repaying the debts on the loss-making railway is stretching the state treasury

Many see the new Standard Gauge Railway from the capital to the coast as a disaster for public finances but that has not stopped Kenyans from enthusiastically using it.


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President Ruto widens the tent

Offering deals and political jobs, the ruling party is getting key opposition politicians to defect

President William Ruto continues to win over supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga in his traditional strongholds in Nyanza. The President recently gained the support of eig...

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Raila takes to the streets

The opposition's threat of weekly protests and business shutdowns could force Ruto to make concessions

Heavyhanded policing saw initially peaceful demonstrations descend into running battles in Nairobi and Kisumu between activists and police as opposition leader Raila Odinga's had p...

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The one-party state bounces back

Borrowing from Daniel arap Moi's playbook, President Ruto's allies plan to turn his coalition into a single, dominant party

After painstakingly building an alliance of mainly small parties to carry him to power last year, President William Ruto is determined to subsume them all into his victorious Unite...


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Voluntary exit or dismissal for Odinga?

Signs that President Ruto was behind opposition leader's departure from African Union post

Opposition leader Raila Odinga's exit from his role as the African Union Commission (AUC) envoy for infrastructure development in Africa has fired up debate over whether he jumped ...

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