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Vol 50 No 7

Published 3rd April 2009


In office, but not in power

Raila Odinga’s office is not running smoothly: his small staff are at odds and are holding up the reforms

The 14th Floor of the Treasury Building that Prime Minister Raila Odinga and his modest staff occupy has been the office of Kenya's finance minister since the 1980s and has seen some important moments in recent history. For now, the office is at the centre of Kenya's experiment with power-sharing. Odinga and his staff have failed to push forward the constitutional, judicial, electoral and security reforms and this is undermining the Grand Coalition (AC Vol 49 No 11).

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