Kenyapolitics.docx - 1 Discuss the factors that led to formation of multipartism in Kenya and its impacts Introduction In July 1990 Kenya experienced a

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1. Discuss the factors that led to formation of multipartism in Kenya and its impacts.
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The findings of the then Vice President George Saitoti led Review Committee of 1990 in which it was recommended that the queue voting system be abolished and abolition of party expulsions.On August 20, 1986, Kanu delegates made a resolution that would scandalize elections for decades to come. The decision to conduct primaries by having voters queue behind the image of their favoured candidates – which was known as queue voting – set the stage for massive rigging. Voting malpractices had been witnessed in other elections but the decision made it possible to cheat on a scale never witnessed before. It was a time when Kanu was flexing its muscles and tightening its grip on power. At the delegates conference held at Kenyatta International Conference Centre, President Moi left no doubt that Kanu was in charge. He even instructed party officials to compile monthly reports on security, work that would ordinarily be reserved for the Special Branch, the police and the provincial administration.The decision
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