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Kenya’s Vice President roots for Museveni

Discussion in 'Kenyan News and Politics' started by ByaseL, Jan 14, 2011.

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    ByaseL JF-Expert Member

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    Kyenjojo/Kampala


    The opposition yesterday dismissed Kenya Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka’s backing for Mr Museveni, saying it is inconsequential and driven by personal interests of politicians from the neighbouring country.



    Mr Musyoka, who addressed at least three of President Museveni’s rallies in western Uganda yesterday, described his host as a “good man” and begged Ugandans to offer Mr Museveni a fourth elective term in office.



    Not the first
    Mr Musyoka rooted for President Museveni just a month after Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga also accompanied the Ugandan leader on his campaign tour of Busoga. But opposition MP and spokesperson for the Inter-Party Cooperation campaigns, Mr Hussein Kyanjo, said Mr Musyoka’s gesture points at a possible role of Uganda in the chaos that followed the 2007 Kenyan presidential election.



    “We are not bothered by that visit. But I know that this is going to increase the suspicion that Uganda was involved at a corporate level at least in the commotion that followed Kenya’s December 2007 election,” he said. “The inflow of Kenyan politicians of high calibre simply endorses the feeling that somehow Uganda was involved. Remember there was a fear which side Uganda supported during the violence in Kenya.”



    After disputed results, Kenya in early 2008 descended into chaos, with Raila accusing President Kibaki of stealing his victory. President Museveni was among the first heads of state to recognise Kibaki’s win, despite the stand-off—angering Raila’s ODM party. The Orange Democratic Movement later accused Uganda of sending troops into western Kenya to quell opposition riots—accusations Kampala denies.
     
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    Nyaralego JF-Expert Member

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    What's wrong with Kalonzo...must he put his foot in his mouth all the time?
     
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    Rufiji JF-Expert Member

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    Musyoka is an idiot, period.
     
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    nomasana JF-Expert Member

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    thank you very much.
     
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    Jasusi JF-Expert Member

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    He rooted for Kikwete during our 31 Oct. elections.
     
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    Mkono JF-Expert Member

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    the man he is not needed by ICC ?
     
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