What Kenyans think of their new institutions

KDF soldiers attached to Amisom patrol Kismayu's Old Airport on 21 January, 2014. Neither the President nor any senior public figure has ever deemed it appropriate to visit our soldiers as a sign solidarity, not even the Opposition.

PHOTO : EVANS HABIL/NATION

What you need to know:

  • Our survey suggests that Uhuru should be careful when taking on the press, because they are more trusted by ordinary Kenyans than he is (43 per cent had “a lot of confidence” in the media compared to 41 per cent in the president).

Between 2007 and 2014 the Kenyan political system has undergone a radical transformation: a new electoral commission, new counties, a new Supreme Court, and the reintroduction of a second chamber of parliament.

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