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Emilio Stanley Mwai Kibaki

Date of Birth: 15 November 1931
Place of Birth: Gatuyaini Village, Othaya, Nyeri district, Central Province
Died: 21 April 2022

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The street takes on State House

Having inherited a debt burden running at 68% of GDP compared to the record low of 38% bequeathed to former President Uhuru Kenyatta and Ruto by Mwai Kibaki's government in 2012 and a debt repayment burden that is frontloaded in 2023 and 2024 Ruto has chosen belt-tightening...

What does Raila Odinga want?

Insiders say Odinga wants the talks to be based on the model of the negotiations with President Mwai Kibaki that followed the disputed 2007 election and were mediated by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan...

The return of one-man rule

The KK administration's willingness to reset relations with the west (and away from the 'Look East' policies of both the Mwai Kibaki and Kenyatta administrations) was signalled early by the cabinet's decision to allow the importation of genetically modified grain from the United States...

Loyalty trumps all in Ruto's cabinet

The council's composition has not been disclosed but Ndii is likely to play the same kind of macro-economic planning role that Peter Anyang' Nyong'o's Economic and Recovery Strategy team played in President Mwai Kibaki's first government in the early 2000s (AC Vol 53 No 1 Downturn hits election agenda)...

Taking the fifth

But for many supporters of Ruto this election is a chance to end the political and commercial dominance of the Kenyatta family which has prevailed for six decades through the era of founding father Jomo their candidates Daniel arap Moi and Mwai Kibaki up to the present government under Uhuru Kenyatta...


When the political descends to the personal

In March John Githongo anti-corruption chief turned whistleblower on the Anglo-Leasing scandal during Mwai Kibaki's presidency and publisher of The Elephant in Nairobi remarked that 'Kenyans are going into an election believing in nothing standing for nothing … no big idea no galvanising issue...

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