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ANALYSIS: Kenya elections

Charles Onyango-Obbo, Mukasa-Mbidde, Godfrey Kiwanda, Patrick Wakida contrast them with Uganda Kampala, Uganda | MUBATSI ASINJA HABATI | On August 9, Kenyans went to the polls to elect their leaders at presidential, county and parliamentary levels. The top presidential candidates Raila Odinga and William Ruto hotly competed.  The general elections …

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Holiday reading

Five picks from a great year for African writing BOOKS REVIEW | THE INDEPENDENT | Leading Kenyan author, journalist and academic, Prof. Peter Kimani has listed an exciting analytical compilation of essays edited by renowned Uganda journalist Charles Onyango-Obbo among his top five picks for this Christmas holiday reading. Prof. …

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China loans: Quality of negotiation from Africa is very Poor

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  |  African States have been told to improve on the quality of their negotiation towards China Financing for infrastructural projects. China is a major donor to African states, but many are worried that the mountains of cash for infrastructure development might actually end up as a …

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Behind Museveni’s political kissing and makeup: A president searches for his legacy

By Charles Onyango-Obbo Recently I was visiting with Andrew Mwenda, the Strategy and Editorial Director of The Independent at his Butabika home when he squeezed me for a favour. He asked that I write about what I thought President Yoweri Museveni was trying to achieve with his “reconciliatory” actions towards …

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