Why East Africa – And The World – Can Chill A Little As Kenya Leaders Cook Up Political Deals

There was a dramatic rush in the Kenyan capital Nairobi last Tuesday (December 4, 2012) to beat the deadline for registering coalitions for the March 4, 2013 General Election.When the dust settled, the rest of East Africa, which had been worrying itself to death about Kenya having another violent election as it did in 2007/2008 thus throwing the region over an …

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The ‘Dark’ Continent: Africa’s Energy Pain Could Be Ended By Decentralisation And More ‘Tribalism’

With the right governance structures, regional power authorities could be made more accountable than the remote energy oligarchs in far away capitals that we have today.