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Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta
Kenya

Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta

Date of Birth: 26/10/1961


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No open-and-shut case

When Kenya's Supreme Court voided the election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, by four to two, it became the first-ever African court to unseat a sitting president, and only the third anywhere in the world to do so (AC Vol 58 No 18, The next trial of strength)...


The incumbent never loses

His chosen successor, the youthful Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the first president, was decisively defeated by the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC), an alliance of the 'Rainbow Coalition' of KANU defectors around Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and George Saitoti, and the 'National Alliance' of Mwai Kibaki, Charity Ngilu and Kijana Wamalwa, which – through Kibaki's Democratic Party - had been the enduring centre of political opposition to KANU since 1991...


The next trial of strength

Praised across Africa as a triumph of judicial independence, the Supreme Court annulling of President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory in last month's presidential election is a double-edged sword...

Uhuru Kenyatta'...

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New elections, old battles

At first, Odinga rallied the leaders of all five main parties in the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) behind a total rejection of results from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), which gave President Uhuru Kenyatta an early lead of over 10 points...


A technical knock-out

That the Commission declared President Uhuru Kenyatta the winner at a point when 11,000 of these forms (out of 41,000 in total) were missing raises questions about its transparency...


Hacks against facts

After preliminary results had given President Uhuru Kenyatta 54...


Murder most foul

Musalia Mudavadi, a joint leader of the opposition, called it 'a dagger into the heart of Kenyan democracy' and President Uhuru Kenyatta urged people not to speculate about the killers and their motives...

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Battle of the opinion polls

Earlier this year, most pollsters and independent analysts reckoned that President Uhuru Kenyatta would win easily against challenger Raila Odinga...


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