The fluidity of the country’s short-lived coalitions is a major cause of instability in Kenya.
He will be remembered as the leader who plunged the country into unmitigated chaos
Elections, even free and competitive ones, don’t always mean that a country is more democratic. Instead of weakening the elite’s grip on power, elections might actually make them stronger.
Kenya’s history of electoral problems is interwoven with a political drama which pits one dynasty against another in a rivalry that goes back more than 50 years.