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Vol 63 No 2

Published 20th January 2022


The politics of division

Polarised parliamentary battles on an elections bill reflect starker ethnic divisions within the country at large

After filibusters and fisticuffs in parliament before Christmas, President Uhuru Kenyatta and his chosen successor Raila Odinga got what they wanted on 8 January, when the National Assembly passed the key provisions of a law designed to skew the rules for the August presidential election in their favour.

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