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Vol 42 No 16

Published 10th August 2001


Après Moi, maybe

The President is on his way out – in his own time and on his own terms

The fin de siècle has been delayed. Among party hacks, journalists, and commission agents, the gossip is dominated by Daniel arap Moi's exit from the all-powerful presidency after 23 years in the job. The same talk haunted Moi during an unhappy visit to Washington last month, when a tidy exit was the unspoken assumption in a 30-minute meeting with Vice-President Dick Cheney and a drop-by' with President George W. Bush.

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