The Republic of Kenya is the wealthiest countries in the Horn of Africa, with USD 1,495 GDP per capita. It encompasses 581,309 sq. km (224,445 sq mi) and inhabits 45 million people (2014 est.).

Kenya has a Presidential system. Uhuru Kenyata is the incumbent. As of 2013, Kenya is organized into 47 Counties.

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After Garissa, al-Shabaab is a threat to the whole of East Africa

Monday, April 13, 2015 @ 9:30 pm

(Richard Dowden) The first time I saw Uhuru Kenyatta speak was in Addis Ababa at the 2012 World Economic Forum. As he stepped down off the platform, his assistant slipped and tumbled heavily down the steps. Everyone rushed to help him. Kenyatta was [...]

Kenya, Ethiopia becoming heroin trafficking routes to Europe

Sunday, January 18, 2015 @ 1:50 am

EXPERTS are calling it the African “Smack Track”: a circuitous route to smuggle heroin from Afghanistan to Europe, passing through east Africa. Two drug busts in November, netting 712kg of the stuff, closed a record year for heroin seizures off [...]

List | Top Aid recipients in Africa per capita

Saturday, November 29, 2014 @ 2:09 am

Which African countries are big recipients of Official Development Assistance (ODA)[1]? There are a number of ways to compare. One way is to compare the nominal amount of aid received by each country. That puts Ethiopia as the 2nd top aid recipient [...]

List: How indebted are African economies?

Friday, November 21, 2014 @ 2:04 am

Which African countries are highly indebted? How do Horn of African economies fare in this regard? Where does Ethiopia rank compared to her peers? A Debt-to-GDP ratio is the common tool used to measure the level of indebtedness of a country. Though [...]

As Kenya’s power supply grows, costs drop

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 @ 10:01 pm

Monitor Global Outlook reports: Kenya’s goal of 5000 megawatts of electricity generation by 2017 is steadily bringing down electricity prices as renewable sources increasingly replace expensive fuel. Kenya can’t use up all the power it [...]

Ethiopia should wake up and smell the coffee – Financial Times

Saturday, October 25, 2014 @ 2:33 am

(Mian Ridge) Ethiopia, Africa’s biggest coffee producer, will benefit from unusually dry weather in Brazil that has lowered the output and helped lift the price of Arabica beans. Arabica prices surged to a three-year high – to over 200 US cents [...]

President Kenyatta’s trial: How to destroy the ICC from Within

Saturday, October 11, 2014 @ 2:27 am

(David Bosco) Uhuru Kenyatta, the president of Kenya, arrived at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Oct. 9, smiling broadly. Making his way through a phalanx of media, he greeted chanting well-wishers. But the almost festive [...]
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