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Vol 43 No 12

Published 14th June 2002


Not yet Uhuru!

The betting is off for an historically neat succession in which President Daniel arap Moi hands over to Uhuru Kenyatta the leadership of the Kenya African National Union; Moi took over when Uhuru's father, Jomo Kenyatta, first President of independent Kenya, died in 1978. This rethink in the presidency reflects worries about stability during the succession and how to balance KANU's acrimonious factions. Though few believe the divided opposition could win the election, there is a chance that KANU could lose it unless it brings the factions under control.

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