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Latest update : 2018-01-30

Kenya's bitter divide: Government retaliates against opposition 'inauguration'

In Nairobi, the opposition has staged a symbolic presidential oath for its leader Raila Odinga after boycotting the re-run of a presidential election. The initial August poll had been cancelled because of irregularities. The government of Uhuru Kenyatta pulled the plug on private television stations covering Tuesday's ceremony. That's raising alarm bells in a nation where politics may be broken, but where the free press has long thrived. How to change that dynamic?

Produced by Charles WENTE, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

 

By François PICARD

Our guests

Leela JACINTO

International News Reporter, France 24

Nanjala NYABOLA

Writer and political analyst

Rebekka RUMPEL

Researcher, Africa Programme at Chatham House

Stephen KINUTHIA

Chairman of Kenya Overseas Chamber of Commerce and Industry

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2018-10-17 Debate

Where do you draw the line? Brexit deadline summit stumbles over Irish border

The Irish border the biggest hurdle at a deadline summit on concluding terms of divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union. As a safeguard in case there's no...

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2018-10-16 Debate

Macron malaise: Can the French president reverse his plummeting popularity?

You'd think it would be easy to appoint an interior minister. After a two-week vacancy and several snubs, Emmanuel Macron has settled on loyal insider Christophe Castaner. The...

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2018-10-15 Debate

Saudi Arabia under pressure: Crown prince defiant over Khashoggi disappearance

Can Mohammed bin Salman ride out the storm? The Saudi crown prince is defiant over threats of sanctions after the disappearance of Jamal Khashogghi. There's growing outrage over...

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2018-10-11 Debate

French club: Rwandan FM tipped to head group of Francophonie nations

The club of French-speaking nations is holding its bi-annual summit in the Armenian capital with at least two reasons to pay attention. For starters, the Francophonie, as it's...

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2018-10-10 Debate

Not fast enough: As planet warms, Europe spars over car emissions

Is now the time to be compromising on carbon emissions? EU environment ministers met on Tuesday, hot on the heels of a new UN climate report that warns it may already be too late...

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