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Three Reasons Why Kenya’s Democracy Triumphed

The Kenyan Supreme Court unan­i­mous­ly upheld the out­come of the Aug. 9 elec­tions. Inde­pen­dent Elec­toral Bound­aries Com­mis­sion (IEBC) Chair­man Wafu­la Chebukati declared Deputy Pres­i­dent William Ruto the win­ner. Four com­mis­sion­ers on the IEBC chal­lenged the cred­i­bil­i­ty of the results. Run­n­er-up, for­mer Prime Min­is­ter Raila Odin­ga had vowed to dis­pute the results in court. Fol­low­ing the court…

Conspiracy Theories About COVID-19 Help Nobody

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With Queen Gone, Former Colonies Find a Moment to Rethink Lasting Ties

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‘We’ll miss her’: Thousands gather to mourn UK’s Queen Elizabeth

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The Queen of the World

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Putin’s attack on democracy is working. Just look at Europe.

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The Queen of the World

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Putin’s attack on democracy is working. Just look at Europe.

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How Gorbachev’s political legacy was destroyed by Putin

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The Guardian view on the US in Africa: a better tone, but what next? | Editorial

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When to fist bump an autocrat

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Blinken makes case for democracy at start of sub-Saharan Africa tour

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