The December 2002 presidential election
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- If These Folks Are So Unpopular, Why Ban
- By Magesha Ngwiri, The Nation (Nairobi), 13
August 2000. Those in power believe they have a right to ban
anyone who is politically
incorrect. The year
1990 will go down in history as one when political
intolerance became a by-word. The pre-rigging game has
started in earnest two years before the election.
- Is Opposition Unity Impossible?
- By Kivutha Kibwana And Wanza Kioko, The
Nation (Nairobi), 15 October 2000. A decade of
sterile divide-and-be-conquered politics. The authors
suggest a framework for Opposition unity which guarantees
the collective security and well-being of Kenya's ethnic
communities, in defense of democratic transition.
- Kenya Presidential Race Takes Ethnic
- Panafrican News Agency, 10 January 2001. The presidential
race in Kenya has taken an ethnic dimension, with Members
of Parliament from the Bantu communities vowing to form an
alliance to counter the intended merger between the governing
Kenya African National Union (KANU) party and opposition
National Development Party (NDP).
- Why Central Province Votes Against
- By Gitau Warigi, The Nation (Nairobi), 25
March 2001. Opposition MPs were dismissive of President
Moi's call put behind them their bitter feud with his
government are considered rhetorical and insincere. The
issue the President should have focused to win over the
community were the bread-and-butter economic issues that are
the lifeline of the province.