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Vol 46 No 24

Published 2nd December 2005


Kenya

Oranges up, bananas down

The referendum has relaunched or unmade several political careers: Raila Odinga: The referendum brought his rivalry with President Mwai Kibaki to a head. Their 2002 alliance to oust the ruling Kenya African National Union was a marriage of convenience. Odinga has shown he can rally the country against Kibaki as he did against Daniel arap Moi. If Kibaki reappoints Odinga to cabinet, he will alienate most of Kibaki's close allies. Keeping Odinga out will prompt him to launch a full-scale campaign against the government...

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