Local reaction to power sharing

Local reaction to power sharing

deal between govt and the

Opposition

 

With the breakthrough in the Kofi Annan led mediation talks following the post-election crisis in Kenya leading to the signing of the final deal on power sharing modalities between President Mwai Kibaki and ODM’s Raila Odinga on Thursday, February 28, 2008, PeaceNet Kenya collected views from across Kenya on the immediate reaction from

the communities and how such a deal could be achieved at the grass root level.

 

See the reactions here

Annan Agreements – 4th Agreement signed 28 Feb 08 – Coalition Agreement & National Accord & Reconciliation Act 2008

Kenya National Dialogue & Reconciliation Team

4th Agreement signed by Gvt/PNU & ODM on 28 Feb 08

1. Coalition Agreement

2. National Accord & Reconciliation Act 2008

Full Document — Annan Agreements – 4th Agreement signed 28 Feb 08

Annan Agreements – 3rd Agreement signed 14 Feb 08

Kenya National Dialogue & Reconciliation Team

3rd Agreement signed by Gvt/PNU & ODM on 14 Feb 08

Full Document — Annan Agreements – 3rd Agreement signed 14 Feb 08

Annan Agreements – 2nd Agreement signed 4 Feb 08

Kenya National Dialogue & Reconciliation Team

2nd Agreement signed by Gvt/PNU & ODM

Full Document — Annan Agreements – 2nd Agreement signed 4 Feb 08

Annan Agreements – 1st Agreement signed 1 Feb 08

Kenya National Dialogue & Reconcilliation

1st signed document by Gvt/PNU & ODM


Full Document — annan-kndr-1st-agreement-1feb08.pdf

Civil Society Responses to the Kenyan Crisis

Special Brief on Civil Society Responses to the Kenyan Crisis from the Kenya Human Rights Institute.

Kenya has rapidly descended into a state of near anarchy following the announcement of flawed presidential election results at the end of the December 27, 2007 General Election. The violence flared up following the December 30th declaration by the Electoral Commission of Kenya (ECK) that Mwai Kibaki, the Party of National Unity (PNU) presidential candidate, had won the presidential election amidst protests of irregularities by the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) of Raila Odinga. Reports by local and international election observation groups, human rights groups, the media and statements by the ECK itself suggest that the presidential election was fatally flawed. With Kenya teetering on the brink of chaos, the search for both domestic and international solutions to the crisis continues. However, armed groups as well as the police continue to perpetrate serious acts of violence and human rights violations.

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Nigerian diplomat jets in as peace talks resume

Nigerian diplomat jets in as peace talks resume

Ambassador Oluyemi Adeniji from Nigeria is expected to arrive today to assist former UN chief Kofi Annan in the mediation efforts. Mr Adeniji is a former Nigerian minister and UN official. And Government and ODM negotiators yesterday held an informal meeting to prepare for the official resumption of the mediation talks today.

Government representatives, Cabinet ministers Martha Karua, Sam Ongeri and Moses Wetangula, and MP Mutula Kilonzo met ODM’s Musalia Mudavadi, William Ruto, James Orengo and Sally Kosgei in the absence of Mr Annan. And the African chapter of the Human Rights Watch has said a political agreement in Kenya was a step forward, but politicians must take immediate steps to ensure accountability for human rights violations for further negotiations to build lasting stability.

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