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Kenya

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

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What the ballot papers say

The London trial of three senior staff and an agent of British printers Smith & Ouzman (S&O) is causing concern in Kenya. The defendants deny paying £400,000 (US$630,...


Attacks claim securocrats

President Uhuru Kenyatta's sacking of two top officials in response to devastating attacks by Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen seems unlikely to appease an outraged public. Secur...


Bribery trial

Three staff and one agent of a British company which printed ballot papers for several African elections are on trial in London accused of corruptly obtaining contracts in Kenya, G...


An executive not executing

Alarm grows over the government’s failure to deliver and to get organised amidst ever more visible signs of cronyism

While confusion reigns in Kenya’s public service, the patterns of governance under President Uhuru Kenyatta are becoming clearer. Squabbling between cabinet secretaries and t...


Bad time for an oil boom

Governance issues would be complicated enough if it weren’t also for the arrival of new guests at the feast

Like its neighbours Tanzania and Uganda, Kenya has found that hydrocarbon discoveries require complicated legal and institutional reforms to manage the resource and deal with inves...


Drama in court

Some 140 members of parliament turned President Uhuru Kenyatta's first appearance at the International Criminal Court on 8 October into something of a circus. Nairobi Senator Mike ...


Security changes mark a sombre anniversary

A year after the Westgate Mall siege, President Kenyatta is reorganising the security services as Somali and local jihadists continue their attacks

The wide-ranging calls for a full inquiry into the handling of the attack by Al Haraka al Shabaab al Mujahideen on the Westgate Shopping Mall a year ago have been met with a confus...

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Who owns what?

Vast sums of money and political loyalties are at stake as the land clashes spread

President Uhuru Kenyatta has belatedly moved to stem the violence over land ownership in Coast Province but the delay has allowed conflict to become entrenched. His 31 July order f...


Opposition misses tricks

Despite a security crisis and economic woes, Raila Odinga is failing to capitalise on the government’s troubles

Attempts by opposition leader Raila Amolo Odinga to put himself back on the political map are failing to spark the public imagination. The former Prime Minister's re-launch followi...


A rally, not a revolt

The opposition is back in business but it is caught between the national security crisis and the government’s heavy-handed response

The opposition parties may have failed to pack out Nairobi's Uhuru Park at the long-awaited rally on 7 July but they set out the first credible political challenge to President Uhu...

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