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Kenya

Population: 52.44m
GDP: $104bn
Debt: 73% of GDP (2024)

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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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Ruto's securocrats hark back to the Moi era

Scores are being settled as the new president orders probes of his predecessor's aides

A late night police raid at the home of Fred Matiang'i former Cabinet Secretary in the Interior Ministry, on 8 Feburary is the latest and highest profile case of the new government...

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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 ...


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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...

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