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Jomo Kenyatta

Date of Birth: c. 1891
Died: 22/08/1978


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Raila rebounds

Reparation for 'historical injustices' inflicted especially under Jomo Kenyatta's presidency (1964-78), and 'electoral justice' (which was the Nasa watchword for the repeat presidential elections last year, will be key components of the Building Bridges report when it is published later this month, he says...


Hanging on a handshake

Kapseret MP and Ruto colleague Oscar Sudi says the audit should go back to Jomo Kenyatta's time from 1963...


The incumbent never loses

Founding President Jomo Kenyatta and his successor Daniel arap Moi ruled in turn from 1964 until 2002 under the umbrella of the Kenya African National Union, the party which brought Kenya to independence...


Uhuru goes banker-bashing

This time, the bill originated from Jude Jomo (no relation to Uhuru or Jomo Kenyatta), a member of parliament from Kenyatta's home county of Kiambu, where the President is highly popular...


Bye-election fever

Moi Junior aims to follow Uhuru Kenyatta into State House much as his father succeeded Uhuru's's father, Founding President Jomo Kenyatta...


Uhuru's frequent flyer card

Unlike his father, founding President Jomo Kenyatta, who flew outside Kenya only twice during his 15-year rule, Uhuru Kenyatta's foreign travel now exceeds that of his predecessor, Mwai Kibaki, in his ten years in office...

As son of Jomo Kenyatta, he enjoys instant name recognition...


The opposition fall out

Namwaba and the local Senator, controversial former Attorney General Amos Wako, concurred that the impoverishment of their region dates back to the era of Uhuru's father, founding President Jomo Kenyatta in 1963 and that successive governments have continued it ever since...

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Bouquets and brickbats

Planted just days before Air Force One touched down at Jomo Kenyatta Airport, the expensive turf barely had a chance to grow, a slightly unfortunate metaphor...


Confused response to terror attacks

Established by Kenya's founding President Jomo Kenyatta in the early 1970s as a government settlement scheme on the ancestral lands of two small coastal tribes, the Amu and the Bajuni, the government relocated landless, almost exclusively Kikuyu, people from central Kenya to the new settlement...


Kenyatta mulls nuclear option

Before he was elected, Kenyatta drew parallels between the ICC case against him and the detention of his father, Founding President Jomo Kenyatta, by the British colonial authorities on trumped up charges during the Independence struggle of the 1950s...

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