Daniel arap Moi

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 7th, 2013
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Ten years ago Kenya captured the imagination of the world when it experienced a change of power from the reign of long standing leader Daniel Arap Moi to Mwai Kibaki.  It was a change that was seen as having broken Kenya from the vestiges of dictatorship and heralding the opening a new era, accompani...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 8th, 2012
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by Sophia Gebrehiwot, VOA -Solomon Ayele Dersso Phd, is a senior researcher with Peace and Security Council Report Program at the Addis Ababa Office of the Institute for Security Studies. He has published articles on the ongoing political situation in Ethiopia. Regarding the newly appointed Prime Min...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jun 10th, 2012
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Kenya’s internal security minister, who was closely involved in the fight against Somali militant group al Shabaab, was killed when the police helicopter he was travelling in crashed into a forest on Sunday. George Saitoti, his deputy Orwa Ojode, two pilots and two bodyguards were killed when t...
By benim
In News
Oct 12th, 2011
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Sir Richard Branson funded a secret project to try to secure the end of Robert Mugabe’s regime in Zimbabwe, leaked diplomatic cables have revealed. An international initiative founded by the 61-year-old Virgin boss apparently launched a plot to persuade the tyrant to stand down. Details of the ...
By benim
In East Africa
Sep 27th, 2011
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Nairobi – The family of the late Kenyan Nobel peace laureate Wangari Maathai was on Tuesday considering alternatives to a wooden coffin to bury the environmentalist who opposed chopping trees to make caskets. “She was one of those who did say that we better think of something else besides...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jun 14th, 2011
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The High Court has summoned Prime Minister Raila Odinga to testify in a petition filed by a former MP seeking compensation for unlawful detention by former president Daniel Moi’s regime. Lady Justice Kalpana Rawal issued the summons upon a request by former Alego-Usonga MP Mr Otieno Mak’Onyango to ha...
By benim
In Facts about Africa
Oct 15th, 2010
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Situated on the equator on Africa’s east coast, Kenya has been described as “the cradle of humanity”. In the Great Rift Valley palaeontologists have discovered some of the earliest evidence of man’s ancestors. In the present day, Kenya’s ethnic diversity has produced a v...