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President Moi is re-elected while opposition leaders are jailed without trial
Political prisoners freed, poaching is publicly denounced and banned
Human rights activists, Western donor countries, the IMF and the World Bank pressure government for reforms
Democratic reforms are called for. The World Bank withholds disbursement of aid.
Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania found East African Community (EAC)
Severe drought caused food shortages in Northwest Kenya
Mwai Kibaki from the National Alliance Party of Kenya won in general elections, ending President Moi's 24-year rule
Reports allege that corruption has cost Kenya $1B nder Kibaki's presidency
Severe drought affects 4M people in the North
Corruption scandals continue being exposed throughout the government
Chinese Premier, Hu Jingtao, signs contract to prospect for oil off Kenyan coast
35,000 Somalis escaping drought, Islamist rule and conflict arrived in Kenyan camps
Disputed presidential elections led to violence, in which more than 1,500 people died
US suspends $7M in funding for free primary schools in Kenya after critizing Kenya for failing to investigate fraud allegations
Independence from British Colony
New president of Kenya, Daniel arap Moi, bans tribal societies and shuts down uinversities
Republic of Kenya is declared a one-party state by ruling party.
Members of Air Force launched a failed military coup, in which 120 people are killed.
More political unrest with communist regimes collapsing and opposition parties growing in influence
Somali Al-Shabaab militants orchestrate multiple attacks on Kenyan soil
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