Is Uhuru on his way to being the next East African authoritarian American darling?

Before noting the choice of speakers for the Uhuruto inauguration, the idea that governance in Kenya might be in the process of falling in line with its East African neighbors has been much on my mind since the IEBC's decision…

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At Easter, chicks come home to roost for U.S. for helping to underwrite impunity in Kenya; but “we” do not need Uhuruto

The United States looked the other way on a stolen 2007 election in Kenya. Even though our Ambassador himself saw the changed tally forms at the Electoral Commission in Nairobi. We supported a "settlement" that created a temporary prime minister…

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Initial thoughts on Kenya’s Supreme Court ruling

Congratulations to Kenyans on a peaceful resolution and Happy Easter. First comment: we do all see that election violence in Kenya is not inevitable; what happened in 2007 has identifiable causes even if they have not been acknowledged or addressed,…

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Worth reading on Kenyan pre-election violence, and challenge ahead for March election

"John Githongo: Former Anti-Corruption Czar on a mission to change Kenyan leadership" from November 2012 Think Business at "Kenyan Magazines": Based on Inuka Kenya’s mapping using information provided by credible Kenyan organisations and partners, more than 480 people have been…

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