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International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Japan reworks its energy policy. Kenya goes to the polls. US and Russia meet at ASEAN summit. Brazil eyes pension reform. All in The Week Ahead.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa Under The Radar

Under the Radar: Kenya Votes 2017 – Bloody ghost of 2007 set for comeback

Hopes that Kenya’s 2017 vote won’t be an encore presentation face worrying signs that risks from 2007 – and some new ones – are priming Kenya for violence.

Politics Security Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenya: What IEBC violence means for investors

The violence accompanying opposition-led protests against Kenya’s electoral commission may undermine the country’s economic prospects and damage its already-shaky business environment.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

The ICC and the Kenya 2017 elections

The ICC’s termination of the case against Deputy President William Ruto alters the risk of violence in Kenya’s 2017 elections and enhances the Jubilee Coalition’s prospects of maintaining power. In

Security Sub-Saharan Africa

Can Kenya’s security keep up with trade?

As economic stakes are raised, terrorism and nonproliferation require political focus and follow-through. Fortunately there are signs that promote hope for the future, and Kenya is not alone in the process.

Politics Sub-Saharan Africa

Kenyatta tackles corruption in Kenya

President Uhuru Kenyatta recently reshuffled his cabinet in an effort to root out corruption in Kenya. Nonetheless, corruption risks will remain a problem for investors while political and economic fortunes

Natural resources and energy Sub-Saharan Africa

Lake Turkana: A land of opportunity?

Lake Turkana region in north-west Kenya is attracting significant foreign investment. However, political and security dynamics are sensitive, fragile and complex. Turkana County, an underdeveloped, remote and impoverished part of