Otto Bakano

Otto Bakano

Otto Bakano

 

Kenyan leader unveils power-sharing Cabinet

Otto Bakano

Kenya's president unveiled a power-sharing government on Sunday, with opposition leader Raila Odinga as Prime Minister, aimed at ending a long-running political crisis sparked by contested elections. "Let us put politics aside and get to work," President Mwai Kibaki said in a televised speech announcing the Cabinet line-up.

Annan says Kenya deal 'very close'

Otto Bakano

Former United Nations chief Kofi Annan said on Friday that a deal to end Kenya's post-election turmoil was "very close" and voiced hope that the "last difficult and frightening step" would be taken next week. Annan has been leading talks between negotiators for President Mwai Kibaki and the opposition to end weeks of violence since a disputed December 27 election.