The electorate now has no viable political alternative that can be trusted with constitutionalism and rule of law.
To refuse inclusion would prevent Africa’s researchers from being significant players in the universal fight against the virus.
Despite many hurdles, the former Sudanese president seems a step closer to facing trial at the International Criminal Court.
Kenya’s political leaders have always had a vested political interest in the control of the country’s media. But no president has had a more terrifying presence in Kenyan newsrooms than Daniel arap Moi, Kenya’s president from 1978 to 2002.
Drought doesn’t necessarily translate to food insecurity – poor governance and failing infrastructure do.
The resilient Mau Mau freedom fighters failed to maintain revolutionary action after independence.
Will the same electoral commission, so heavily criticised in the court’s ruling, improve its capacity and arrange more credible elections?
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.