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Vol 49 No 1

Published 11th January 2008


Kenya

Kenya moves closer to the edge

Both sides in Kenya’s election stand-off are looking into the abyss and a few politicians are preparing to jump. Without serious efforts now to resolve the impasse between Mwai Kibaki’s Party of National Unity and Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement, there are just a few steps to a total paralysis of government, the declaration of a state of emergency and rule by decree.

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