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Jomo Kenyatta

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


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Fading Rainbow

Kenya group doesn't want to reduce the presidency's powers ­ although 18 months ago, the same politicians argued that Moi (and his Kikuyu predecessor, Jomo Kenyatta) had skewed powers to the executive and destroyed Kenya's Independence constitution...

Some in Odinga's camp fear a replay of 1966, when his father Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, walked out of Jomo Kenyatta's government and took just three MPs into opposition...


One year under the Rainbow

The LDP group claims that the Kikuyu and their allies want everything, as under the late President Jomo Kenyatta, and have coined the term 'Mount Kenya Mafia' to discredit Murungi, Michuki and their allies Chris Murungaru (Minister of State) and Finance Minister David Mwiraria (the 'Four Ms')...


Murder most foul, again

Under Moi and his predecessor, Jomo Kenyatta, the constitutional powers of the Presidency were sharply increased at the expense of the other two arms of government...


Facing Mount Kenya

Some draw parallels between Mount Kenya and first President Jomo Kenyatta's inner circle with its combination of powerful political and economic influence...


NARCotic

(Persecution complexes abound in western Kenya, where people remember Kikuyu dominance during the era of the late President Jomo Kenyatta, father of Uhuru...

Professor Nick Gatheru Wanjohi, a senior KANU official in the 1980s who only recently joined NARC, was appointed Vice-Chancellor of the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture; the students soon went out on strike...


The big men look to the future

Moi, the mild-mannered disciple of first President Jomo Kenyatta and scorned by the Kikuyu elite, now asserted himself as a political hard man...


Over the rainbow

Jomo Kenyatta was dead, Moi is still alive, with all his political wits about him...


Uhuru now!

Moi agreed at length, in stilted Kikuyu, that the son of Jomo Kenyatta, Kenya's first President, would make a fine third president...

When the British colonial authorities released Mzee Jomo Kenyatta from gaol, Oginga Odinga made way and backed him for national leadership and was later gaoled for threatening Kenya's conservative status quo...


Not yet Uhuru!

The betting is off for an historically neat succession in which President Daniel arap Moi hands over to Uhuru Kenyatta the leadership of the Kenya African National Union; Moi took over when Uhuru's father, Jomo Kenyatta, first President of independent Kenya, died in 1978...


The generation game

The strategy emerged during his visit to the United Nations General Assembly last October, from discussions with his closest advisors: Joshua Chelego Kulei (personal assistant and relative), Sally Kosgei (civil service head), Hosea Kiplagat (nephew and Cooperative Bank of Kenya boss), Uhuru Kenyatta (in the wings; son of the late President Jomo Kenyatta)...

Its head is the retiring Njoroge Mungai (Kikuyu, KANU Vice-Chairperson) once the most energetic minister in Jomo Kenyatta's cabinet (1963-74)...


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