NAIROBI – After months of tensions and presidential elections that were to be repeated, the two main political fighting cocks in Kenya decided the hatchet to be buried. President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have each other in Nairobi, met and agreed their conflicts. “We recognize that this country is bigger than one person,” said Kenyatta.
Uhuru Kenyatta (centre)
The two leaders want a special organ in the creation that tackles the ethnic tensions, corruption, and large differences between rich and poor. The politics in the East African country, in which dozens of ethnic groups has, by stammenrivaliteit dominated.
The 56-year-old president Kenyatta is a member of the largest tribe, the Kikuyu. That is good for an estimated 17 percent of the population. The 73-year-old Odinga is of the Luo tribe from the west for approximately 10 percent of the 48 million Kenyans. It is the fourth of the population of Kenya.
’Resit not fair’
Odinga lost the presidential election in August, but the supreme court declared the vote invalid. The ’second chance’ on the 25 October, Odinga, because he is not honest.