Which Luhya leader will receive William Ruto's blessing?
The political rivalry between the minister for water, Eugene Wamalwa, [...]
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The organization of Kenya’s forthcoming election has not only led to a tug of war between French groups Safran and Gemalto but stirred tension between the ruling Jubilee Party and opposition National Super Alliance (NASA). Some are even beginning to [...]
Caught between the proceedings of the International Criminal Court (ICC) against them and the devolution of certain powers under the new constitution, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Vice President William Ruto have been obliged to tread carefully in making all [...]
After having come close to beating Mwai Kibaki in the December 2007 presidential election, Raila Odinga looks to be favourite to win the next one, the first round of which is set to take place in March 2013. Son of historic opposition leader Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, he joined the opposition to the Daniel arap Moi regime but later rallied to it. His early political career was marked by imprisonment [...]
As the son of Jomo Kenyatta, father of the Kenyan nation and founder of a veritable dynasty, Uhuru Kenyatta has, theoretically, the resources to match his ambitions, thanks to the vast family fortune amassed by his father and managed by his younger brother Muhoho. Nevertheless, his efforts to obtain the Kenyan presidency have until now always failed. [...]