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Political instability will be the norm for sub-Saharan Africa in 2017. Crises will range from rocky political transitions to mass protests, electoral violence and – in the worst case – even genocide. The region faces these challenges at a time when realpolitik is replacing liberalism.
Teresa Nogueira Pinto
Uhuru Kenyatta’s has reasons to celebrate, not just for his victory in Kenya’s presidential elections, but for a ruling by the country’s Supreme Court that the election was ‘free and fair’. Now he faces some equally big challenges, most immediately the indictment by the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, allegedly committed after the 2007-200...
Kenya is about to elect a new president. But there are fears that the country could descend into the same post-election violence that marred the 2007 elections after the results were heavily disputed. There could be a further worry for the country, however. One of the two leading candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta, has been indicted by the International Criminal Court at Th...
Kenya has been plagued by corruption and President Mwai Kibaki's pledge to root it out has proved unsuccessful. He has to step down at the next elections in 2012 but what has he achieved during his first two terms? GIS expert, Teresa Nogueira Pinto gives this briefing.
CORRUPTION cost Kenya’s government US$4billion in 201...