Coalition politics should be strong enough to advance our democracy

One Kenya Alliance

Members of the One Kenya Alliance addressing journalists at Hermosa Gardens Hotel in Nairobi on July 20, 2021. Political coalitions keep reinventing themselves by joining new partnerships ahead of the next polls.

Photo credit: Evans Habil | Nation Media Group

The shift in focus to alliances ahead of the 2022 General Election highlight the fact that Kenya is yet to entrench party ideology as the basis of political contestation. If you take a keen look at the frontrunners for the presidency, it gives a picture of people who were once together in one political party or coalition but have since shifted alliances.


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