The conditions placed on countries borrowing money from the International Monetary Fund have further disadvantaged these countries economically.
The number of elderly people in need of support in Africa is projected to grow at annual rates above 3% up to 2050.
No scientific monitoring was put in place to track the environmental benefits of banning plastic carrier bags.
This mosquito spreads very fast to new areas and can adapt to various climatic conditions, unlike the non-invasive malaria vectors.
William Ruto is determined to reduce public debt by collecting more taxes to pay for what the country needs.
Harmonising tariffs and standards is a big step.
Marginalised or minority groups seem to suffer the most from heat-related deaths and disease.
The digital transformation of Kenya’s agriculture will become a reality if it can link viable digital solution providers with potential beneficiaries.
Outpatient visits, screening and diagnostic services, and child immunisation were particularly negatively affected.
Njuguna Ndung'u has the experience that suits Ruto’s bottom-up economics but lacks the political gravitas to appease voters.
Kenya’s new president campaigned on economic promises, but meeting them won’t be easy or instant.
Academics provide their insights into the state of the country’s economy, Ruto’s economic promises and what to expect.
When people fail to exercise their right to vote, it increases the likelihood of political extremism and the pursuit of narrow interests.
That there is no clear favourite to win shows the campaigning has been relatively free and competitive.
A confluence of many factors – from Russia’s war to drought to local corruption and lack of productivity – has inflated prices.
The economy has taken centre stage in Kenya’s 2022 elections, but political promises have fallen short of offering realistic solutions.
Police checkpoints liberally dot Kenya’s highways, but they’re not just about keeping road users safe.
The transactional nature of politics reduces opportunities for debate and dialogue between elected officials and their constituents.
Kenya should improve access to life saving vaccines, and train healthcare workers on patient management and best practices.
The Ngara project is only 17% complete but has so far generated 650 direct jobs for artisans.