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Vol 44 No 7

Published 4th April 2003


Kenya

Victory is not enough

A row about government posts and the new constitution threatens the ruling coalition

Two interlinked questions gnaw at the credibility of President Mwai Kibaki's government: will the presidency exert leadership in economic and political reform and will the ruling coalition stay together? After 90 days in power, the Kibaki government's record raises serious doubts on both those scores. Moreover, time is running against it as it tackles former President Daniel arap Moi's legacy of economic collapse and grand corruption.

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