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Gideon Moi

Date of Birth: 1964


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The politics of division

That puts pressure on the OKA which groups together the Amani National Congress led by Musalia Mudavadi; Kalonzo Musyoka's Wiper party; the Kenya African National Union of Gideon Moi; and Moses Wetangula's Ford Kenya...


Raila's shallow coalition

Gideon Moi chairman of the Kenya African National Union (KANU) – the ruling party from independence in 1963 to 2002 – was the only One Kenya Alliance principal in attendance...


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Raila Odinga launches fifth bid for the presidency

Leader of Orange Democratic Movement and veteran oppositionist Raila Odinga held his Azimio la Umoja rally to launch his presidential candidacy on 10 December at the 60 000-seat Kasarani Sports Centre in Nairobi backed by a phalanx of President Uhuru Kenyatta's cabinet secretaries and Gideon Moi son of late President Daniel arap Moi...

Gideon Moi's endorsement of Odinga is important due to his position a lead in the Rift Valley and a direct rival to William Ruto for Kalenjin votes...

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Deputy President Ruto steals a march on his rivals

After merging Jubilee and ODM Kenyatta had planned to bring the leaders of the smaller parties – Musalia Mudavadi Kalonzo Musyoka Gideon Moi and Moses Wetangula – into a wider coalition for an Odinga presidency that would stop the Ruto juggernaut (AC Vol 62 No 21 Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite & Vol 62 No 23 Cash takes on the kingpins)...


Cash takes on the kingpins

All of them have their presidential ambitions and reasons to distrust Odinga: Ford Kenya's Moses Wetangula Amani National Congress's Musalia Mudavadi and the Wiper party's Kalonzo Musyoka joined by Kenya African National Union chairman Gideon Moi...

Having formed OKA in protest at being marginalised by the 'handshake' politics of Odinga and Kenyatta the four leaders in the minor league – Mudavadi Musyoka Gideon Moi and Wetangula – are keeping their powder dry...

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Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite

The Mount Kenya Foundation money will probably back Odinga and whichever formation emerges from a possible deal with the lacklustre One Kenya Alliance – the old National Super Alliance principals plus the Kenya African National Union's Gideon Moi...


The bridge collapses

Unravelling tentKenyatta had hoped that his 'big tent' politics would co-opt not just Odinga but also the two leaders of the main Luhya parties Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetangula Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka a Kamba and Gideon Moi a Kalenjin and leader of the Kenya African National Union in this new grand coalition...


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Nasa heads for crash landing

While Mudavadi and co have indicated that they want to formalise their One Kenya coalition with Gideon Moi and his Kenya African National Union there is no sign that this is close to being a viable election-winning vehicle without the support of Kenyatta Odinga or both...

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Why the dynasties fear Ruto

The other possible contestants – Musalia Mudavadi and Kalonzo Musyoka – sometimes talk about fronting a third force possibly led by Gideon Moi who himself seems unsure...


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