Kenya must address the problem of tribalism and ethnic violence. To do this, leaders must critically examine the concept of political ideology.
In 2008, Kenya rolled back its democratic gains when parts of the country descended into chaos following contested election results.
Protests and vigilante groups could mar Ghana’s elections, but its institutions and citizens are solid.
Kenya tightens security on fears of new terror attacks, as Opposition demands early election over corruption
“The president needs to seriously consider calling fresh elections to save our country from total collapse” – opposition leader.
Unless a miracle of biblical proportions takes place, and if the poll is fair, he will lose - Goodluck's luck has run out.
It's early days, but it looks like Africa's biggest economy is set for an exciting race to the finish with February election.
Country's ruling party puts Robert Mugabe and wife in top posts
Gloves off as Zambia succession battle spills into the courts, and ruling party picks mystery candidate
Fight to take up Michael Sata's mantle will have ramifications for the country's economy, which is heavily reliant on mining.
Attahiru Jega, who heads the Independent National Electoral Commission, is one of very few officials widely viewed as impartial, even incorruptible.
The odds favour success in repealing term limits laws to allow African Big Men to remain in power, especially if they have already stayed a long time.