Kenya is not unlike any other country where democratic deepening requires a ‘two-steps forward, one-step back’ outlook.
Research in Kenya finds victims or witnesses to violence are less likely to buy into anti-International Criminal Court political narratives.
Kibaki gave Kenya’s higher education sector a free market capitalistic orientation, endearing him to the World Bank and the IMF
Kibaki’s goals were to expand access to education, and to make universities more efficient and self-sustaining.
He will be remembered as the leader who plunged the country into unmitigated chaos
Nyachae always served at the intersection of politics and administration. Nevertheless, he was more of a firm manager than a politician.
Kenya’s constitution-making process has exhibited a gyration pattern that often starts with a belief that governance reforms can rectify the country’s problems, but ends up as a power struggle.
Are the conditions ripe in the US for violence before, during or after the presidential election?
Even in the most tense and dangerous of moments, the elite has found a way to come back together.
The crisis at Nairobi University falls within an established pattern of government intervention in universities going back decades
A Kenyan film director sued her country’s film board and won. Local artists should follow suit and fight censorship.
Questions are being raised about the Kenyatta and Odinga relationship.
Kenya cited national security when it crossed into Somali territory in pursuit of Al-Shabaab militants. But there were numerous other potential aims at play.
Kenya’s upcoming poll will continue despite opposition leader Raila Odinga’s decision to exit lawful processes prematurely. This will mean Kenyatta will likely win his second term in a row.
Elections in Kenya are never just a matter of casting ballots. Historically, they have been marred by ethno-political violence, exacerbated by vigilantes and militias deployed by politicians.
Kenyans should be demanding to know if the country is ready or able to offer free secondary education given past failures.
Kenya’s next general election is slated for August 8 this year. As the country prepares for the polls, there are fears that political tensions will result in violence. Will history repeat itself?