Chatham House News

Can Nigeria deliver credible elections?

"In a close-run election, marred by discrepancies and irregularities, the winner ultimately may be decided by the courts rather than the voters," Matthew Page, associate fellow at Chatham House, told Al Jazeera.

Al Jazeera , Africa Feb 21, 2019

Nigeria's voters ask: where's the money?

Matthew Page, from the Chatham House international affairs think-tank in London, said recession is part of the reason.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Duale slams proposal by DP to elevate Senate

Ruto, while giving a lecture at Chatham House two weeks ago, proposed that Senate be given extra roles to distinguish it from the Assembly.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Holding patients over bills tantamount to detention without trial, says expert

A 2017 study by the Royal Institute of International Affairs – Chatham House – listed Kenya among African nations where hospital detentions were significantly high – Murage’s case reigniting public debate on the practice treated with utmost secrecy in most hospitals.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Raila, Ruto agree on law change proposal

While Mr Odinga suggests that the ministers should be picked from sitting MPs, Dr Ruto, in a public address at Chatham House in the United Kingdom on February 8 this year, noted that they should be “ex-officio members of Parliament” who “must attend sittings of Parliament at least once every week and whenever required to answer questions on the floor of the House”.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Duale challenges proposal to make Senate ‘Upper House’

While giving a public lecture at Chatham House two weeks ago, Deputy President Ruto proposed that the Senate should be given extra roles to distinguish it from the National Assembly.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 19, 2019

William Ruto says he will retire from politics after 10 years

While speaking at Chatham House in London on Friday, February 8, Ruto opposed constitutional changes seeking to introduce position of prime minister.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 17, 2019

KAGWANJA: Ruto's Chatham House lecture draws referendum battle

Whenever there are policy disagreements at home, our elite now routinely troop to the Royal Institute for International Affairs, also known as Chatham House, London, to deliver lectures.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

OPANGA: Five issues that will impact Ruto’s every facet of life

That he would want to go onto BBC's and Stephen Sucker's hard-driving talk show in that frame of mind, or schedule a Chatham House public lecture followed by a question-and-answer session, point to desperation in his search for acceptance or to explain oneself.

Daily Nation , Kenya Feb 16, 2019

Poll shift: Changing the beat in the middle of a dance

), at Chatham House, London, that the 2015 elections might not hold due to security reasons, manifested in full flesh when the elections were shifted by more than one month – from February to March – due to security concerns in most parts of the North-East.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 16, 2019