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Speculating Magufuli’s absence at Uhuru Kenyatta’s Inauguration

29 November 2017 As I drove on the Thika Superhighway on the weekend before Uhuru Kenyatta’s inauguration on Tuesday, the road was decorated with flags of different countries. At the foot-bridge next to National Youth Service (NYS) Headquarters, the Tanzanian flag flew sublime...

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Political and Ethno-Demographic Calculations in NASA’s Endorsement of Governor Mandago

All politics is local. It is kitchen sink time ahead of the anticipated general elections in Kenya on 8 August. The two leading political outfits Jubilee and NASA are crisscrossing the country in attempt to win the hearts of people. Incumbent, President Uhuru Kenyatta snubbed the...

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Political Pragmatism: Why KANU had to pledge allegiance to Jubilee

With only six members in the National Assembly and three senators in the Senate – including the party Chairman Gideon Moi, it is fair to say that independence party the Kenya National African Union (KANU) has lost its national aura. Having dominated Kenyan politics for close to...

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