The return of 'briefcase' parties in Kenya's political arena

Regional power brokers are unveiling party after party in what could crowd the political arena with fringe outfits

In Summary
  • Although political parties should be governance tools where people can be mobilised towards a particular agenda, in Kenya most lack ideologies.
  • Proliferation of small parties could dilute the flare of politics and lead to advancement of selfish agendas.

The political scene has been hit by a proliferation of small parties, threatening the fortunes of major election vehicles as the 2022 general election campaigns intensify. 

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