Who will emerge as the leading KANU presidential candidate for the 2007
election is unclear . Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto are considered the
favorites . Kenyatta , backed by former President Moi , tried to disentangle KANU
from the ...
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Author: William C Banks
Publisher: CQ Press
Category: Political Science
Providing thorough and accurate information on more than 200 countries, Political Handbook of the World 2007 is the one-stop source for finding complete, authoritative facts and analysis on each country's governmental and political makeup. Political Handbook of the World is renowned for its extensive coverage of major, minor, and antisystemic political parties in each nation. It also includes cabinet members, key ambassadors, and international memberships of each country and profiles nearly 120 intergovernmental organizations. This comprehensive, one-volume source for political information has been updated to include coverage of: Election results from countries around the world including Afghanistan, Bolivia, Canada, Comoro Islands, Cyprus, Egypt, Gabon, Haiti, Israel, Italy, Liberia, Mexico, and the Palestinian Authority, Newly formed parties, governing coalitions, and new party leaders in every country including Argentina, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Burundi, Djibouti, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Macedonia, and Mexico, A new entry on the recently independent Montenegro, Important political activities and foreign policy initiatives in every country, Updated population figures and economic growth statistics for every country, Current issues, crises, and controversies dominating national political agendas, including the military coup in Thailand, the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah, nationalization of natural gas and land reform in Bolivia, Iran's nuclear program, the prodemocracy uprising in Nepal, civil unrest in France, and the crackdown on prodemocracy groups in Egypt, New intergovernmental organization activities, international conferences, and major programs and institutions run by intergovernmental organizations. Book jacket.