GUARDING THE PRESIDENCY

Will BBI exorcise the ghostof 1969 Mt Kenya oathing?

The 2007 violence was a clear indication that the other communities will not accept to remain in the shadow

In Summary

• The consequence of ethnic mobilisation in the Mt Kenya region that followed the assassination of  Mboya in 1969 has been a permanent feature of electoral politics.

 It has been argued that 1969 oathing has become part and parcel of our history as a nation and will remain so forever. It has an impact on the local and national levels politically, socially, economically and religiously.

Nineteen-sixty-nine was the first flash point-of-crises years in post-independence Kenya.

It was the year the Luo community left mainstream politics on a long-term basis. It was also the year ...

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