Political Conditions

July 2010
Kenya Country Review;2010, p9
Country Report
The article offers information on the political conditions of Kenya from the bipartisan parliamentary reform initiative in 1997 to the political conflicts in 2009.


Related Articles

  • POLITICAL CONDITIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Kenya;Jan2012, p6 

    The article presents information on the political conditions in Kenya. The country has maintained considerable political stability until post-election political unrest struck in early 2008. Kenyans held democratic and open elections in December 2002, which were described by international...

  • TRADE IN LIMBO AS KENYA SHAKES. Robertson, Edward // Travel Weekly (UK);2/8/2008, p20 

    The article considers the impact of the political violence in Kenya on its tourism industry. Kenya is in the spotlight as violence between political parties' supporters descends into tribal fighting. In the meantime the travel trade can only wait for normality to return and, with it, the chance...

  • Neighborhood Watch. Dickinson, Elizabeth // Foreign Policy;Jan/Feb2009, Issue 170, p92 

    The article reports on Ushahidi, a Kenyan web site that tracks and reports on tensions in Kenya communities that have the potential to develop into incidents of political violence. A number of issues are considered including the lack of government censorship of the site, the need for such an...

  • Kenya Is a Nasty Surprise But It Is Hardly Another Rwanda. Johnson, Scott // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/21/2008 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 151 Issue 3, p4 

    In this article the author compares the political violence and instability in Kenya in 2008 to the Rwandan genocide of 1994. Noting that there are similarities between the two events, the author states that the unrest in Kenya resulted in far less bloodshed than in Rwanda and was political in...

  • Church leaders plead for peace in Kenyan turmoil.  // Christian Century;1/29/2008, Vol. 125 Issue 2, p18 

    The article reports on the public statements of various religious leaders against the political violence of Kenya in response to the disputed presidential elections of December 2007. Details are given regarding quotes by several local church leaders and non-profit organizations all urging...

  • A Tale of Two Elephants. Orobator, Agbonkhianmeghe E. // America;3/10/2008, Vol. 198 Issue 8, p14 

    The article discusses the postelection crisis in Kenya which has caused suffering to innocent civilians in the area. It states that the chaos was caused by the negligence of both the opposing parties of incumbent candidate Mwai Kibaki and his rival Raila Odinga. The author claimed that Kenyan...

  • Kenya's election riots could harm growth.  // Market: Africa/Mid-East;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p6 

    The article focuses on the harmful effects of election riots in Kenya. It discusses the several destructive riots ignited after the presidential elections on December 27, 2007. Moreover, it adds that although election violence, murders and destruction of property is not strange in Kenya, the...

  • POLITICAL CONDITIONS.  // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Kenya;9/2/2011, p6 

    The article discusses the political conditions of Kenya. It explains the significance of the 2002 elections to the democratic evolution of the republic. It relates the failure of President Mwai Kibaki to achieve progress in combating corruption and rewriting the constitution. A power-sharing...

  • EXPANDING PARLIAMENT'S ROLE IN NATIONAL DIPLOMACY.  // Parliamentarian;2010 Kenya Supplement, Issue 3, p32 

    The article discusses the role of the Kenyan Parliament in strengthening the national and foreign diplomacy. It explores the involvement of international organizations such as the East African Community (EAC) in solving the political domestic violence and argues that the parliament plays a...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics