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Jomo Kenyatta

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


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The Armenian connection

Mary Wambui, President Mwai Kibaki's second wife, has been repeatedly embarrassed by reports of her links to two men with Armenian names, after a security breach at Jomo Kenyatta airport...


The cocaine conspiracy

Dutch police concluded that the Dutch suspects were given safe passage, which enabled them to fly out of the heavily policed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport without fear of arrest...


The signs are rusting

The 250-strong Mongolian UN force, some fresh from Iraq, are well able to secure the Special Court compound in Jomo Kenyatta Road...


In the hole

The list is expected to lengthen as the government prepares to reclaim public land (including forest and game reserves) that was illegally acquired, mostly under Moi but also under the founding President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta...


Going down with the ship

Githongo's father hailed from Kiambu (the birthplace of founding President Jomo Kenyatta) perhaps making his son John less vulnerable to political attack even from the ethno-centric 'Mount Kenya Mafia' around Kibaki, who hails from Nyeri...


Banana-skin vote

Son of founding President Jomo Kenyatta, Uhuru is, at 43, 30 years younger than Kibaki and he expects support from younger voters...


Making up

No other candidate or party looks in shape to upstage the incumbent President and the son of Kenya's founding father, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta...


Rebellion under the rainbow

With his victory in the KANU elections, Kenyatta, the son of the founding President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, wants to assert his autonomy and to reclaim his family's honour...


The new flagbearers

Kenyatta has inherited some of his father Jomo Kenyatta's popularity and piles of old family money...


Kibaki's crowded diary

Cabinet reshuffle The cabinet and the government are an awkward mix of four factions: a) old guard politicians, almost all Kikuyu or Meru, who were prominent in Jomo Kenyatta's government in the 1960s and 70s and took charge of State House in the early days immediately after Kibaki's election; b) new guard and technocratic politicians led by the tough Justice Minister Kiraitu Murungi but drawn from a wider ethnic base with a clear agenda for economic and social reform; c) Odinga's LDP and its supporters, who can command votes from more than 60 MPs; d) the independents, including some of Kombo's Ford-Kenya, and some waverers from the NAK and LDP factions who are a force for cooperation in the coalition...


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