Kenya: Food Security Under Threat in Kenya
In Kenya, food consumption is outpacing food production. According to a new Institute for Security Studies report, annual agricultural production will need to increase by an… Read more »
Kenya: Will New Legislation Turn Kenya Into a Tax Haven?
A recently passed law could make it easier for companies to dodge tax in Kenya. This could increase the rate of illicit financial flows and, contrary to government's goals,… Read more »
Kenya: Raila Odinga Makes Another Dubious Deal
The handshake between Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and his arch-rival Raila Odinga on the steps of Harambee House - the office of the president - on 9 March has baffled even… Read more »
Kenya: Two Wrongs Don't Right Kenya's Political Crisis
When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially anointed as president for the second time last November, he swore an oath - the same one he swore at his first inauguration in… Read more »
November 03, 2017
Kenya: Could Parts of Kenya Really Secede?
Kenya is experiencing its worst political crisis in more than a decade, prompting some politicians to suggest extreme solutions - including the division of Kenya into two… Read more »
October 26, 2017
Kenya: Govt Grapples With Domestic and Foreign Security Threats
The current political climate in Kenya has created a complex security challenge for government, stretching the resources of security agencies to the limit as they battle both… Read more »
October 18, 2017
Kenya: An Election Is No Panacea for Kenya's Stability
Kenyans are expected to go to the polls on 26 October in a repeat presidential election fraught with uncertainty after main opposition candidate Raila Odinga pulled out of the race… Read more »
August 17, 2017
Kenya: Will Kenya Always Be the Country of the Future?
Two cheers for democracy. That would probably be a fair verdict on last week's general elections in Kenya. It was free-ish and fair-ish. Over 15 million Kenyans stood in lines,… Read more »
July 18, 2017
Kenya: Education Focus Should Be on Quality, Not Quantity
President Uhuru Kenyatta recently announced that if re-elected on 8 August, his government would provide free secondary education by 2019. Kenyatta believes that secondary… Read more »
July 13, 2017
Kenya: Is It Raila Odinga's Turn to Eat?
Will it at long last be Raila Odinga's turn to eat? This is one of the critical questions as Kenya heads into general elections on 8 August. Read more »
February 14, 2017
Africa: The AU's (Other) ICC Strategy
At the recently concluded 28th African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, heads of state and government adopted a decision on a strategy for withdrawing from the International… Read more »
February 10, 2017
Africa: Who Is the New African Union Chief?
The new AUC chairperson will focus on peace and security issues, but what about ensuring free and fair elections? Read more »
February 06, 2017
Kenya: Opposition Needs More Than a Coalition to Win the Polls
Look at Nigeria, where opposition parties united to form the All Progressive's Congress, throwing their combined political muscle behind a single leader. Sure enough, their chosen… Read more »
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