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New Leader, Old Corruption in Kenya

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New Leader, Old Corruption in Kenya

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New Leader, Old Corruption in Kenya

New Leader, Old Corruption in Kenya

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A year ago, Kenyans cheered as authoritarian President Daniel Arap Moi ended his quarter-century rule and handed over power to Mwai Kibaki. Now optimism has faded, as allegations of corruption dog Kibaki's presidency. Kibaki this week declared obsolete the 15-party coalition that toppled Moi. Hear NPR's Bob Edwards and Cathy Jenkins of the BBC.