FRINGE OUTFITS HIT THE ROAD

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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