A new round of elections offers an opportunity to strengthen civil and political freedoms.
But the Kenyan precedent cautions that it’s still too early to declare lasting victory for democracy.
Scientists are disappointed, but not deterred by news that the massive HIV vaccine trial, HVTN 702, has been abandoned early for failing to stop HIV infections.
Former President Daniel arap Moi’s death has divided opinion among Kenyans. Celebrated by many, but despited by others, Moi leaves behinds a contested and problematic legacy. Moi’s record of massacres, torture, and corruption remains a story that critics say should define how he will be remembered. What memory did the Moi years bring?
Abiy’s administration should stop talking about reform and liberalisation and focus instead on stopping the country from sliding into disarray
“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of donors and ordinary people whose contributions will change Triphin’s life”
Moi’s financial generosity, skills in the vernacular, frequent tours of the countryside, and excellent memory for names and faces kept him popular with many.
Is Angola’s Lourenço going after Isabel dos Santos to fight corruption or to boost flagging support?
The crisis at Nairobi University falls within an established pattern of government intervention in universities going back decades