POWER PLAY

Is grand coalition government the better model for Kenya?

So does the 2008 pact that was mooted in 2002 through an unfulfilled MoU provide the magic bullet to Kenya’s stability?

In Summary

• Coalition building gained currency in the run up to the 2002 General Election

• Since then, Kenya has become a de facto two party state, with two major coalitions forming in the run up to every general election.

There was high-level drama this week of senior politicians reaching out to one another in a bid to craft alliances to win next year’s general election.

The events were triggered by Kakamega ...

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