All posts by: Ann Nderitu

08 February 18

UN chief criticises Burundi leader’s fourth term bid

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has criticised Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza’s plans to run for a fourth term in power.

24 April 17

East Africa’s President-for-Life Syndrome

Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator, Yahya Jammeh, as a sign of hope for the upward swing of democracy in Africa. But despite this morsel of good news, the latest edition
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25 July 16

What is happening in Mozambique?

American helicopter flying over flooded Limpopo River in Mozambique – via Wikimedia Not long after Sir John Chilcot’s long expected 2.8 million-word report on Tony Blair’s involvement in the Iraq war was made public, it was confirmed that the ex-U.K.
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21 July 16

Kenya: Oil Pipeline Deal with Ethiopia Now in Doubt

Kenya’s oil pipeline troubles look set to continue after Ethiopia denied claims of a deal between the two countries.

15 June 16

Time for Kenya to Prove It Can Host Peaceful Elections

As protests briefly pause in Kenya over the IEBC’s role in next year’s presidential election, fresh doubts over Kenya’s ability to hold fair, peaceful elections resurface.

11 June 16

Kenya Ranked Among Top Nations for Green Power

Kenya has been ranked as one of the world’s leading nations for green power in the latest Renewables Global Status report.

03 June 16

Sudan to Participate in UN Meeting on ICC

Sudan will participate in a UN meeting where the African Union (AU) committee will explain its position against the International Criminal Court (ICC).

01 June 16

South Korea to Help Establish Technology Institute in Kenya

Kenya has signed a deal with South Korea that will see the Asian country help set up a technology centre in the East African nation.

01 June 16

Is Kenya Losing Its Powerhouse Status in East Africa?

As little as five years ago, Kenya was the undisputed powerhouse of the East African region. And, while the government insists that position in unassailable, it looks like a transition of power could be on the cards. Some experts from within
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28 May 16

South Korean President Arrives in Ethiopia

South Korean president Park Geun-hye arrived in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday night – the first stop on her three-nation visit to East Africa.


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