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A pictorial of the late Ex-Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi

A pictorial of the late Ex-Kenyan President Daniel Arap Moi

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, KENYA
The body of the late Moi being driven into the stadium to the waiting thousands of Kenyans and other mourners during the celebration of the life of President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi.on 11th February 2019. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni pays the last respect t to the late Moi as he Joined thousands of Kenyans and other mourners to celebrate the life of President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi.on 11th February 2019. President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni interacting with some of the children of the late Moi as he Joined thousands of Kenyans and other mourners to celebrate the life of President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, at the Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi.on 11th February 2019.
EAST AFRICA: “Moi was a Patriot who loved East Africa” – President Museveni.

EAST AFRICA: “Moi was a Patriot who loved East Africa” – President Museveni.

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA
NAIROBI- Former Kenyan President Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi was a patriot, loved the East African Community and was a conciliatory figure, President Museveni has said. The three qualities are what President Museveni pointed out about Moi, at a state funeral at Nyayo Stadium in Nairobi, where several regional leaders and thousands of Kenyans congregated to celebrate the life of Kenya's second President. President Moi died last Tuesday aged 95. He was Kenya's President from 1978 to 2002, having assumed power following the death of founding President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. Introducing President Museveni to the audience, President Uhuru Kenyatta described him as the "elder of the region", attracting loud cheers and ululations from the excited crowd. President Museveni, who delivered his eulogy ...
AFRICA: Kenyans bid farewell to ex-president Moi

AFRICA: Kenyans bid farewell to ex-president Moi

AFRICA, KENYA
Kenyans on Wednesday flocked the Nyayo National Stadium in the capital Nairobi for the funeral of former president Daniel Arap Moi. Moi, who led the country for 24 years, died last week at the age of 95. He will be buried on Wednesday at his Kabarak home in Nakuru county after Tuesday’s funeral. Tuesday has been declared a public holiday in Kenya in his honour, and a large turnout is expected at the ceremony in Nyayo National Stadium. According to the Daily Nation newspaper, this is the day’s order of events: 08:00 – Members of public to be seated08.30 – Funeral procession leaves parliament for Nyayo National Stadium10:00 – State officials and guests to be seated10:30 – President Uhuru Kenyatta and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta to be seated10:45 – Memorial service begins...
KENYA: Daniel Moi’s body lies in state as Kenyans pay respects.

KENYA: Daniel Moi’s body lies in state as Kenyans pay respects.

AFRICA, KENYA
Kenyans thronged Parliament Buildings Saturday to pay their respects as the body of former president Daniel Moi lay in state. President Uhuru Kenyatta and leaders from different political divide were at Parliament Buildings Saturday midmorning to view the remains of the former leader. Moi's body was transported early Saturday morning from Lee Funeral Home to Parliament for for public viewing. Head of Public Service Joseph Kinyua said Kenyans will have three days from Saturday to Monday to view the body.
KENYA: How Kibaki men humiliated Moi on last State House day.

KENYA: How Kibaki men humiliated Moi on last State House day.

AFRICA, KENYA
The date was December 29, 2002 and the venue Nairobi Serena Hotel. The event was the historic concession by Kanu presidential candidate Uhuru Kenyatta to the opposition National Rainbow Alliance's Mwai Kibaki. Among those standing with the scion of Kenya’s founding President Jomo Kenyatta were Cabinet ministers William Ruto and Chris Okemo, as well as MPs-elect Musa Sirma, Njenga Karume, Patrick Muiruri and former National Social Security Fund Managing Trustee Jos Konzolo. Conspicuously missing was the younger Kenyatta’s running mate and immediate former Vice-President Musalia Mudavadi, who had just lost his Sabatia parliamentary seat to newcomer Moses Akaranga. TRIBULATIONS “I take this opportunity to thank… President (Daniel arap) Moi for his unfailing suppor...
KENYA: The untold story of Moi’s troubled family.

KENYA: The untold story of Moi’s troubled family.

AFRICA, KENYA
In the Daniel arap Moi family, the fortunes of Jonathan Toroitich followed those of his mother Lena: Forgotten, cowed and, by middle-class standards, living in penury. Despite having a billionaire father, Jonathan never lived a profligate lifestyle — and it was no wonder that his brother, Baringo Senator Gideon Moi, mourned him as a “down-to-earth” person. LET DOWN Family sources say that as the eldest son, Jonathan was always uncomfortable that his father appeared to favour the youngest son, Gideon, who today doubles as the spokesman on all matters pertaining to the family, and Moi’s health, against Kalenjin traditions. While most sons and daughters of African dictators live in luxury, the same cannot be said of most of Moi’s children who don’t seem to display any ...
BREAKING: Ex KENYA PRESIDENT DANIEL ARAP MOI DEAD.

BREAKING: Ex KENYA PRESIDENT DANIEL ARAP MOI DEAD.

AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, KENYA
The former President of Kenya, Daniel Arap Moi has died. Moi, 95, died in Nairobi Hospital on Monday night. His death was announced on Tuesday morning by President Uhuru Kenyatta who has sent his condolences to the family. Mr Moi was to turn 96 this September. Moi has been in and out of hospital in the past years. According to Wikipedia, Moi became president as a result of the death of the then president Mzee Jomo Kenyatta. Through popular agitation and external pressures, he was forced to allow multiparty elections in 1991; he led his party, KANU, to victory in the 1992 and 1997 elections. Prior to becoming President, he served as the third Vice President of Kenya from 1967 to 1978. Moi is popularly known to Kenyans as Nyayo, a Swahili wo...