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Kenya

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

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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...

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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 &...


A different kind of cronyism

President Ruto's new cabinet establishes a new elite ushered in with maximum connections and minimum scrutiny

Keen to honour his campaign debts, and with apparently little concern over the integrity of his nominees, President William Ruto has sworn in a 24-member cabinet that is heavy on l...


The hustler backs austerity

After promising ambitious support programmes for small businesses, the new President finds that the fiscal cupboard is bare

President William Ruto's grand, and expensive, promises of a 'bottom up' economy, replete with new financial support for small businesses and farmers, has quickly fallen foul of ec...


Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet

Close allies of the president and his deputy dominate the new team, with a sprinkling of technocrats, but few women

After a narrow election win and a slim majority of MPs backing him in parliament, President William Ruto is taking no chances with his first cabinet. His team is dominated by ultra...


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