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.
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 ...
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
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...
Kenyans thronged Parliament Buildings Saturday to pay their respects as the body of former president Daniel Moi lay in state.
Uhuru Kenyatta and leaders from different political divide were at
Parliament Buildings Saturday midmorning to view the remains of the
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.
The date was December 29, 2002 and the venue Nairobi Serena Hotel.
event was the historic concession by Kanu presidential candidate Uhuru
Kenyatta to the opposition National Rainbow Alliance's Mwai Kibaki.
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.
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.
take this opportunity to thank… President (Daniel arap) Moi for his
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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...