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Vol. 14 – Governance and Ethnicity in Africa  /  No. 4 – April 2012: Kenya: Ethnic Agendas and Patronage Impede the Formation of a Coherent Kenyan Identity
 
By Timothy Gachanga
 
It is clear that much healing is still required to address the deep trauma caused by injustice, ethnic violence and forced displacement in the wake of Kenya's disputed 2007 general elections. Timothy Gachanga here traces the roots of this trauma in a perceptive analysis of decades of corrupt, ethno-centric governance and patronage. He also identifies three encouraging processes of change—since the searing experiences of the last elections—towards greater democracy and unity.

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