The fluidity of the country’s short-lived coalitions is a major cause of instability in Kenya.
A backlash against progress in gender and sexual rights is common.
The region’s forces are seen as important in addressing the long-running conflict in the DRC – but their involvement is complicated.
The criminalisation of same-sex sexual relations among consenting adults in Kenya worsens social disparities and inequalities.
There is a growing public wariness about the performance of the media, which are increasingly accused of being partisan.
Political protests in Kenya have become insular, sectarian, tribal and unashamedly personality driven.
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.
Kenya faces the challenge of delivering quality education without discriminating against learners based on social or economic background.
With Uhuru Kenyatta leaving office to make way for a new leader, it was always going to be an eventful year for Kenya.
Ignoring local realities risks excluding children from learning.
The East African Court of Justice has been a keen promoter of the rule of law, democracy and human rights.
The purpose of term limits is to minimise corruption and open the government to new ideas that could solve national problems.
To move towards justice and peace, Kenya must disband all police units implicated in unlawful violence and punish criminal officers.
Kenya’s GMO policy about-turn was underpinned by improved safeguards on top of a commitment to review each new application on a case-by-case basis.
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.
There’s a gap between Kenya’s public spending and its revenue. If the country owes more than it can repay, citizens will suffer.
Kenya’s election winner has fired the first shot in a war of attrition against legacy media.