The fierce succession politics engulfing Kenya ahead of the general election next year has finally spilled beyond its borders sucking in its ... western neighbour, Uganda, and threatening to rock the cordial relations that the two East African countries have enjoyed for decades.
Since the boycott of Kenya’s repeated 2017 presidential election, the National Super Alliance (Nasa) has been dogged by unending wrangles - ... ranging from policy differences to sharing of resources - leading to its collapse. Ahead of next year’s polls, can they unite and form the ‘tsunami’ force they once promised?
Gideon Moi is being courted by all sides as the horse-trading to succeed President Kenyatta heats up. The son of former president Daniel Arap ... Moi, and one of the few candidates who can peel votes away from the political juggernaut that is Deputy President William Ruto, Moi hopes to play a key role.
The next 12 months could be the most defining in the political career of William Ruto, the deputy president of Kenya. After winning a key by-election ... in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s home county of Kiambu, he has successfully fired the first shot. But will he score enough shots to propel him to the presidency and succeed his long-time ally-turned-competitor?
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This month, the Appeal Court in Nairobi is to rule on whether President Uhuru Kenyatta’s reform plan is constitutional – a decision that ... could sway the outcome of national elections in a year’s time. Kenya's elite politicians, including former prime minister Raila Odinga and President Kenyatta on one side, and current Vice President William Ruto on the other, are hoping the court will give them the advantage.
Creditinfo plans to deploy its scorecard that is designed to improve access to finance for small businesses in Tanzania. This follows the roll ... out of the product in Kenya this month, director Burak Kilicoglu tells The Africa Report.
Ahead of general elections in Kenya slated for 9 August 2022, a curious change is taking place in the region of Mount Kenya. For the first time, ... a fairly new party - the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) - is gaining traction under the leadership of William Ruto. But will this be enough to ensure a fourth president comes out of the region?
Rock-bottom prices for Kenyan tea amid a global supply glut mean it’s time for the creation of an agency mandated to promote Kenyan produce ... on the global market, Shadrack Manyinsa, an analyst at Kingdom Securities in Nairobi, tells The Africa Report.