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.
In Kenya’s parliamentary system, lack of a clear party majority makes it hard for a president to deliver on election promises.
The relationship between the state and media soured just months into the Kenyatta regime.
The centrality of religion as a governing principle is cause for concern given the reversals of women’s rights seen globally.
Political interests have informed conservation policies in one of East Africa’s most important water towers, the Mau Forest Complex.
The most prominent economic legacy of Kenyatta’s government is runaway public debt.
When people fail to exercise their right to vote, it increases the likelihood of political extremism and the pursuit of narrow interests.