Indian Ocean Newsletter: Jimmy Kibaki having no luck finding candidate

The Indian Ocean Newsletter reports in its monthly “free article” that Jimmie Kibaki, the President’s son, has been turned down serially by three politicians his Simama Kenya Youth Initiative has approached to back for State House in 2012. The most recent is Eugene Wamalwa, the younger brother of the late Vice President, who is said to plan to run under Ford Kenya. The original choice is said to have been Uhuru Kenyatta, who declined to leave KANU, followed by Deputy Minister Peter Kenneth.

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