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Kenya

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

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ICC murder mystery

Much confusion surrounds the abduction and apparent murder of a witness in the ICC trial of William Ruto and Joshua Sang

The hurried burial at sunset on 22 January of a corpse said to be that of Yusuf Hussein, a 25-year-old matatu (minibus) conductor, has deepened the mystery surrounding the apparent...


Economy up, security down

With strains appearing in the Jubilee Coalition, the opposition will exploit the government’s political and security problems

The grisly image of the decomposing and mutilated body of Meshack Yebei, a witness in Deputy President William Ruto's case at the International Criminal Court will keep this issue ...


How the case was won

The government’s obstruction of the ICC and intimidation of witnesses fatally undermined the Kenyatta prosecution

Ultimately, it was a combination of failings by the International Criminal Court prosecutors and the government's non-cooperation that resulted in the dropping of the case against ...


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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