Article from ROAPE Volume 28 Number 88
Kenya: One Step Forward, Three Steps Back: Succession Dilemma
Despite the optimism in 1992, that competitive multi-party politics would create effective and meaningful democratic politics in Kenya, there has been a process of political deliberalisation and politicisation of ethnic politics. There is, moreover, little prospect that President Moi will give way to a replacement at the end of his second five-year term in 2002. There is even less chance that effective political democracy is likely in Kenya in the foreseeable future.