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Kenya: Why political parties have failed Kenyans

Emily discusses party politics in Kenya, “The question to ask is whether Kenya’s politics has truly ever had any roots in political parties. This has not been the case for a number of reasons. One, illiteracy and widespread poverty is a great curse that has prevented true democratic Party practices from taking root.”

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