William Ruto

State capture: The Kenyan edition

Corruption scandals have rocked Kenyan politics this year, implicating some of the country’s most senior officials

Rights groups decry Kenya’s television shutdown

"Kenya is on a very slippery trajectory in regard to human rights, and president Kenyatta urgently needs to reverse this trend."

Kenya’s woes far from over after Kenyatta’s ‘coronation’

In controversial circumstances, Uhuru Kenyatta was inaugurated again as president of the Republic of Kenya, but he is the people's president.

Kenya’s addiction to scandal-prone leaders

Once again, the voters have chosen leaders tainted by scandal, though there is a small reason for hope

Kenyan women live in fear of election violence

Kenyan women have raised concerns that politicians and gangs are using young people to campaign for them and to threaten their opponents.

Kenyan police end deadly siege at home of deputy president

A 20-hour siege at Kenyan Deputy President Ruto's home has ended with the death of the suspected assailant

International justice hinges on strengthening the ICC

Amid waning support - and as the only avenue of justice for many - the International Criminal Court must be strengthened, writes Netsanet Belay.

African Union unites against ICC trials

The African Union has closed ranks in demanding that the ICC drop criminal proceedings against sitting presidents.

ICC: UN to vote on Kenyan leaders’ trial

The UN Security Council is to vote on a resolution calling for crimes against humanity charges against Kenya's leaders to be deferred.

Kenyatta excused from certain ICC trial sessions

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been granted his request to be excused from some court sessions during his trial at the ICC.

Kenya’s Ruto to co-operate with ICC despite pressure

Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto says he will still co-operate with the ICC, despite a call from African leaders.

‘Kenyan ICC witnesses forced to lie’

The trial of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto could falter as international court faces credibility test.


Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mcgawu District, and started early commercial...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income