Kenya

Argument

Back to the Trenches

After years of pursuing peace and stability, Kenya's political factions are returning to bare-knuckle politics.

Ken Opalo |

Argument

Immunity Cannot Allow Impunity

African leaders want to exempt themselves from prosecution for terrible crimes -- but new research shows their people aren't as forgiving as they might think. 

Jon Temin |

Dispatch

Kenya on the Brink

Somali terrorists, tribal divisions, and political opportunists are conspiring to put the east African nation in a dangerous spot.

Mike Pflanz |

Report

‘Everyone Is Corrupt in Kenya, Even Grandmothers’

Is East Africa’s economic powerhouse becoming the continent’s newest lootocracy?

Michela Wrong |

Lab Report

Cleaning House in Kenya's Police Force

Why security sector reform in Kenya has been much more successful than you might think. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Kenya.

Alexander Noyes |

Lab Report

Africa's Powerhouse

Why Kenya's economy is the linchpin of a promising new zone of growth in East Africa. The latest in our series of Lab Reports on Kenya.

Mwangi S. Kimenyi |

Argument

The Quiet Revolution

Technology is changing the way we fight war. But it's also changing the way we make peace.     

Sheldon Himelfarb |

Argument

The Dangers of Success

Why it's not so simple to crush and kill al Qaeda affiliates.  

Daniel Byman |

Argument

Africa's Phoenix

Don't let al-Shabab fool you: Somalia is making progress. But the West needs to change its approach.

Armin Rosen |

Feature

Mapped: Africa's Islamic Militants and Their Targets

From Nairobi to Timbuktu, the new terrorist battleground is in Africa. 

Yochi Dreazen |

Case Studies

Bridging Kenya's Data Divide

How Africa’s tech leader made it from PDFs to paperless.

Rushda Majeed |