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Kenya

Jomo Kenyatta

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


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The heart of the matter

Forty years ago, founding President Jomo Kenyatta began settling landless Kikuyu families in the 'White Highlands'...


Closer and closer

Power has been handed peacefully from one to another, from Jomo Kenyatta to Moi, from Moi to Kibaki: all were at the Independence negotiations in Lancaster House in London in 1960-63...


Raila and Team Tinga

The Odinga family: After patriarch Oginga Odinga's legendary battles with Kenya's founding President Jomo Kenyatta, the Odinga family has been steeped in opposition politics...


The opposition advantage

Kenya African National Union (KANU), the ruling party under Presidents Jomo Kenyatta (1963-78) and Daniel Toroitich arap Moi (1978-2002)...


Politicians overboard

The son of founding President Jomo Kenyatta is once more marching in step with his mentor, Daniel arap Moi...


Tinga's tractor in top gear

Raila's father fell out with his old ally Jomo Kenyatta in 1966 and Raila came home in 1969 to find his family under threat...


Campaign confusion

Raila's father, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, was the first Vice-President of independent Kenya and, in 1966, he fell out bitterly with Uhuru's father, the founding President Jomo Kenyatta...

As at the 2002 elections, political analysis is entrusted to Professor Nick Gatheru Wanjohi, Vice-Chancellor of Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology, who served faithfully at KANU headquarters in the worst days of Moi's dictatorship, then defected to Kibaki's NARC in 2002...


Rendition confusion

The January flights were chartered by African Express Airways from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, the 10 February flight was chartered by Bluebird Aviation from Wilson Airport...


Ethnic alarums

Kibaki's failure to stop the break-up of the multi-ethnic National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC) that won the 2002 elections has exposed him to accusations of partisanship with the Kikuyu-led power faction, headed by businessmen Joe Barage Wanjui, Peter Kanyago, Nathaniel Kangethe, and George Kamau Muhoho (brother of Mama Ngina Kenyatta, Jomo Kenyatta's widow)...


Brothers in Armenia

The Commission also fails to explain why Minister of Internal Affairs John Michuki decided to deport the Arturs after they had assaulted police and customs officers at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport instead of arresting them for breaking Kenyan law...


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