Jump to navigation

Vol 47 No 17

Published 25th August 2006


Kenya

A political resurrection

A slew of by-election victories and a vigourous political roadshow have boosted President Kibaki's chances of success next year

Suddenly President Mwai Kibaki's political fortunes are looking up again, and the idea of him running for re-election next year looks less ludicrous. Back in January his government looked shipwrecked, facing a daily deluge of press allegations of complicity in grand corruption, fuelled by an inside report from its own former anti-corruption czar John Githongo. And it was still reeling from its defeat in last November's constitutional referendum.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 1265 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.


If you have a print subscription already, click here for a password that gives you full access to the website.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.