Kenya Passes Party-Hopping Bill

Parliament has passed the Elections Act Amendment Bill, allowing politicians to change parties at will until January 4th, 2013.


(From left to Right) Kalonzo Musyoka, William Ruto and Uhuru Kenyatta after a meeting at the Norfolk Hotel yesterday. Politicians have passed a law that will facilitate party switching.

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