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Michael Kijana Wamalwa

Date of Birth: 25/11/1944
Place of Birth: Bungoma County, Kenya
Died: 23/08/2003


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The incumbent never loses

His chosen successor, the youthful Uhuru Kenyatta, son of the first president, was decisively defeated by the National Alliance Rainbow Coalition (NARC), an alliance of the 'Rainbow Coalition' of KANU defectors around Raila Odinga, Kalonzo Musyoka and George Saitoti, and the 'National Alliance' of Mwai Kibaki, Charity Ngilu and Kijana Wamalwa, which – through Kibaki's Democratic Party - had been the enduring centre of political opposition to KANU since 1991...


Kibaki nervous over ICC

The new Justice Minister, Eugene Wamalwa, is a younger brother of the late Michael Kijana Wamalwa, who served as Vice-President and, recently, as a cheerleader for the Kenyatta-Ruto partnership...


Succession not reform

Now, however, support is growing in western Kenya for Eugene Wamalwa, the younger brother of Kibaki’s former Vice-President, the late Michael Kijana Wamalwa...


The new flagbearers

Having taken over Ford-Kenya's leadership when Vice-President Michael Wamalwa died in 2003, Kombo's primary preoccupation has been to consolidate himself as the principal voice of the Luhya of Western Kenya...


Kibaki's crowded diary

In late March, Ford-Kenya leader Musikari Kombo (who took over the party's leadership from the late Michael Wamalwa Kijana) suggested to Kibaki that the NARC recruitment drive be halted...


Fading Rainbow

Success depends on wooing the Luhya party, the Forum for Democracy-Kenya (Ford-Kenya), whose leader, Musikari Kombo, took over when Vice-President Michael Kijana Wamalwa died last year...


One year under the Rainbow

Ngilu); and the National Party of Kenya, led at the last elections by the late Vice-President, Michael Kijana Wamalwa...


Facing Mount Kenya

Apart from hijacking the constitutional review, the most pressing issue facing Mount Kenya is choosing a replacement for late Vice-President Michael Kijana Wamalwa, who died last month...


NARCotic

The old National Alliance of Kenya is led by President Mwai Kibaki, Vice-President Michael Kijana Wamalwa and the effective new Health Minister, Charity K...


Victory is not enough

Contemptuously dismissed a year ago as lacking the skills and patience of his late father, opposition leader Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Raila is now second in importance only to Kibaki (much to Vice-President Michael Wamalwa Kijana's frustration) and his presidential ambitions are harder to rubbish...


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