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Latest update : 2017-10-25

Kenya on edge: Was the presidential re-run worth it?

Was Africa's first-ever annulment of a presidential election worth it? Ten weeks later, the opposition is boycotting this time and Kenya's Supreme Court - the same that cancelled the August 8 vote - failed to muster the needed quorum to hear an appeal on postponement on the eve of the re-run, this while another court condemned further improprieties at the IEBC.

Produced by Daniel BARNEY, Selina SYKES and Chris DAVIS.

By François PICARD

Our guests

Larry MADOWO

Columnist, Daily Nation

Najala NYABOLA

Writer and political analyst

Patrick GATHARA

Writer and cartoonist

Julie OWONO

Executive Director, Internet Without Borders

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2018-07-19 François PICARD

Heavy Meddle: Is Russia outmanoeuvring the West?

For those who remember the Cold War the current news cycle sounds familiar. Today, Maria Butina is accused of attempting to infiltrate the Republican Party on behalf of Russian...

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2018-07-18 Americas

Nicaragua's boiling point: Americas divided over Ortega's crackdown

Has Nicaragua reached its boiling point? What started as peaceful protests against pension reform has descended into a brutal crackdown by forces loyal to longtime president...

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2018-07-17 François PICARD

Collusion? Backlash after Trump praises Putin in Helsinki

Is it collusion? Donald Trump has returned home to a political storm after his summit in Helsinki with Vladimir Putin. What to make of Trump's praise for the Russian president...

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2018-07-12 François PICARD

More than a game: France face Croatia in World Cup final

Exactly 20 years ago today, host nation France won its only World Cup, prompting mass celebrations to the tune of Gloria Gaynor's "I Will Survive". A nation embraced the...

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2018-07-11 François PICARD

With allies like these... Trump guns for Germany at NATO Summit

Will meeting Putin really be the easy part? That quip by Donald Trump raised the curtain on a European tour that began in Brussels with a NATO summit where the Atlantic...

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