Just over a year since he was sworn in, Ruto is no nearer to turning the Kenyan ship around.
The government and opposition have a duty to work towards creating a Kenya in which all citizens can live peacefully.
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Kenya’s inability to move past ethnic ideology has made it difficult to develop alternative bases for political organisation.
Jomo Kenyatta and his successor Daniel arap Moi set the tone for ethnic and authoritarian politics which Kenya has wrestled to free itself from in recent decades.
You can count on Mama Ngina Kenyattta to defend the family name, in good times and bad.
The fluidity of the country’s short-lived coalitions is a major cause of instability in Kenya.
There is a growing public wariness about the performance of the media, which are increasingly accused of being partisan.
William Ruto is determined to reduce public debt by collecting more taxes to pay for what the country needs.
Kenya’s electoral agency is tasked with enhancing and supporting constitutional democracy – any dysfunctions would have dire consequences.
In Kenya, the prevalence of female genital mutilation has dropped by 24.2 percentage points where an alternative rite of passage is being tried.
With Uhuru Kenyatta leaving office to make way for a new leader, it was always going to be an eventful year for Kenya.
There are advantages to a regional force overseen by the East African Community – particularly as the bloc is leading new political talks.
The purpose of term limits is to minimise corruption and open the government to new ideas that could solve national problems.
Mega-projects tend to represent the interests of state and business elites.
The African Union needs to launch a credible, robust mediation process with mutually accepted mediators.
Njuguna Ndung'u has the experience that suits Ruto’s bottom-up economics but lacks the political gravitas to appease voters.
The ICC can still reopen cases against President William Ruto and his predecessor Uhuru Kenyatta if it lands solid evidence.
Kenya’s new president needs to forge closer ties with regional heavyweights to create a balance of power that favours his country.
Kenya’s new president campaigned on economic promises, but meeting them won’t be easy or instant.