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Vol 42 No 1

Published 12th January 2001

Mixed fortunes

In Kenya, President Daniel arap Moi's Kenya African National Union and Raila Odinga's National Development Party are set to consummate their alliance with a formal coalition to fight the 2002 elections. They could win comfortably against the divided and mainly Kikuyu-based opposition. Moi wants a deal with Odinga to give him political security after he's due to retire next year. He also wants to amend the constitution via parliament, to provide for a ceremonial president (Moi or Nicholas Biwott), a Vice-President (Musalia Mudavadi) and Prime Minister (Odinga).

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