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October 17, 2017 5:34 AM Dr Njoroge has presided over a disciplined banking regime, with shilling remaining stable

His deceptive demeanour of calm, measured words and soft voice can make you think he is a pushover until you are on the receiving end of his wrath. You may not hear the Yale University-educated economist in a room of 20 unless you pay very close attention or he is on a loudspeaker. When challenged to a fight in a boardroom, the tall, slim bespectacled 7

September 21, 2017 8:19 PM WANJAU: Runaway imports make Kenya poorer

Countries that have invested in improving the supply side of their economy, such as productivity of labour and capital, and stimulated aggregate demand components like consumption, investment, public expenditure and trade balance, have made great strides in improving the welfare of their citizens, stimulating better lifestyles. The productivity growth 11

August 24, 2017 5:41 PM Joao Lourenco: The ex-general who is set to rule Angola

Angola's new president, Joao Lourenco, is a ruling party loyalist and former general who endured several years out of favour after angling for the top job in the 1990s. Since then, Lourenco, 63, has convinced key regime players he is the right man to succeed Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled the oil-rich southwest African nation for 38 years 17

August 23, 2017 10:40 AM In economic crisis, Angola votes for first new leader in 38 years

Angolans headed to the polls on Wednesday in a parliamentary election expected to usher in the ruling party's defence minister. LUANDA - Angolans headed to the polls on Wednesday in a parliamentary election expected to usher in the ruling party's defence minister as the first new leader of Africa's second biggest oil producer for 38 years. Joao Lourenco 18

August 19, 2017 9:00 PM Raila Odinga’s win could have confronted excesses of capitalism

The greatest fear over Raila victory was economic. There was a morbid fear that his regime would dismantle the economic systems that have been gelling in the last 122 years, since 1895 when Kenya became a British protectorate. In that period, economic classes have crystallised, and it seemed Raila would have spent no time dismantling them. The social 11

July 22, 2017 2:30 AM North Korea is on the march. If we want peace, South Korea's economic success is absolutely crucial

North Korea’s announcement that it successfully tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 4, America’s Independence Day, has pivoted the world’s attention to the Korean peninsula. The events that will determine the safety of 50 million citizens of the South and the possible liberation of 25 million in the North may be approaching fast. However 2

June 29, 2017 3:03 PM Protests, policy rows, volatile leaders — welcome to the Hamburg G20 summit

HAMBURG Summits of world leaders are usually highly choreographed affairs that leave little to chance. They are held in locations that are easily shielded from demonstrators. And policy differences are papered over by envoys behind closed doors well ahead of time. Host German Chancellor Angela Merkel has taken a high-risk gamble by choosing to hold the summit 12

June 27, 2017 9:00 PM Raila pledges sweeping changes in first 100 days at State House

The Opposition coalition has promised a radical shakeup of the governance structure and to run a transparent government that will not tolerate cartels if it is elected to power. To win over voters 41 days to the General Election, the National Super Alliance (NASA) promised to introduce a plethora of changes in its first 100 days in office. It promised 14

June 27, 2017 6:52 AM What China’s treatment of its most famous dissident says about its claim to global leadership

Isaac Stone Fish is a journalist and senior fellow at the Asia Society’s Center on U.S.-China Relations, on sabbatical from Foreign Policy Magazine. When the imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, Beijing found itself subject to an uncomfortable historical comparison. The last Nobel Peace Prize recipient whose government 8

May 8, 2017 3:49 PM North Korea Detains Another American on Suspicion of 'Hostile Acts'

North Korea said on Sunday it has detained another U.S. citizen on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, which would make him the fourth American to be held by the isolated country amid heightened diplomatic tensions with Washington. Kim Hak Song, who worked for the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained on Saturday, the North's 5