A fistfight in parliament just before New Year’s Day revealed the high tensions in the succession battle to replace President Uhuru Kenyatta. ... Will the deep-seated rivalry between Raila Odinga and Deputy President William Ruto plunge the country into another bout of election violence?
President Uhuru Kenyatta has in the recent past upped the ante in the succession battle, portraying his estranged deputy as corrupt, overambitious ... and an outright opportunist. The million-dollar question is: Will the mud hurled at William Ruto stick?
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Two years after Kenya banned Ugandan milk from entering its market, Uganda is saying enough is enough and that it will reciprocate. With the ... loss of the Rwandan market, which was closed in 2019, trade statistics reveal Uganda could be right to get tough on its partners.
Longtime Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga has announced his fifth attempt at the presidency in the forthcoming general election slated for ... August 2022. He has been at the core of Kenyan politics for more than a quarter of a century, but has consistently failed to clinch power in three attempts that successively appeared to be the best shot. What does Raila bring to the table this time round and what hurdles must he jump to finally clinch Kenya’s top seat?
The decision by a high court judge to sentence Kenya’s top crime buster George Maingi Kinoti to jail for contempt was viewed by some quarters ... as a bold statement against impunity. However, to others, the ruling was dead on arrival and had zero chance of being carried out, so they were unsurprised when the court of appeal gave Kinoti a reprieve.