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Mwai Emilio Stanley Kibaki

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


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Deputy President Ruto steals a march on his rivals

Chief among them is economic policy advisor David Ndii who previously worked for Mwai Kibaki and Odinga before turning against them (AC Vol 60 No 19 Bridge of sighs)...

That friendship was briefly broken in 2007-08 when Uhuru and Ruto campaigned for opposing Presidential candidates: Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga respectively...


Raila beats Ruto as the oligarchs' favourite

His Central Kenya lieutenants however have been softening the ground for Odinga's return to a region to which he was last welcomed 20 years ago – when he led Mwai Kibaki's election campaign...

Muturi's bid was recently endorsed by the Democratic Party the once-formidable Mwai Kibaki-dominated outfit...

His relationship with the Mwai Kibaki government when it liberalised broadcast frequencies saw him rise to full-spectrum dominance...


Raila takes to the pulpit

Without a presidential endorsement for Odinga and there are suggestions that Kenyatta will follow the example of Mwai Kibaki decline to endorse a successor and stay out of the election fray there is little sign that Kikuyu votes will move to Odinga in significant numbers...


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A presidential spoiler throws hat in the ring

Political alliances have been shaken up again after the former trade minister in President Mwai Kibaki's government Mukhisa Kituyi resigned as Secretary General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development to run for the presidency in 2022 (AC Vol 48 No 7 No-party politics rule)...

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A DIY debt trap

Polcy downgradeA growing number of critics are saying that especially when compared to President Mwai Kibaki's time in the presidency there has been a decline in the experience and intellectual calibre of economic thinkers number-crunchers and policymakers in government (AC Vol 61 No 12 Uhuru takes it out on his party)...


The Kenyatta-Odinga deal starts fraying

Foremost among them is Amos Kimunya a finance minister during Mwai Kibaki's presidency and trenchant critic of Odinga...

Unlike the February 2008 National Accord between former president Mwai Kibaki and Odinga midwifed by African Union emissaries notably Kofi Annan Benjamin Mkapa and Graça Machel and chaperoned by Western diplomats the March 2018 'Handshake' was negotiated between close Kenyatta and Odinga family members gazetted by the Office of the President as an official function and foisted on the public as a fait accompli (AC Vol 59 No 6 Raila beats rivals to a new deal)...


Uhuru takes it out on his party

However even the most objective Kenyans are finding it difficult to separate the man from the legacy of government whose performance is judged poor compared to that of his predecessor Mwai Kibaki...


Genocide manhunt goes on

Kabuga received protection there on the orders of President Daniel arap Moi which continued well into the presidency of Mwai Kibaki (AC Vol 44 No 2 The Unbwogables)...


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