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The 82" Kenyan Military Coup An Airman"s Prison Experience by Fredrick K. Wambua

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Published by Xlibris Corporation .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Military,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • Coup d"etat, 1982,
  • Coup d"âetat, 1982,
  • History,
  • Kenya,
  • Political prisoners,
  • Revolutionaries,
  • Wambua, Fredrick K,
  • Biography/Autobiography

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages152
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11590400M
ISBN 101401091520
ISBN 109781401091521

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In the wee hours of August 1, , Kenyans woke up to a coup attempt by junior rebel officers of the Kenya Air Force against the government of retired President Daniel arap Moi. More than soldiers and civilians died. It lasted 12 hours with .   August 1st was a day when the memory of the August coup in Kenya was observed by those concerned. During this period of reminisce, the Kenya People’s Democratic Movement (KESDEMO) joins other Kenyans in remembering more than Kenyans who were killed during the coup attempt on August 1st , a coup whose main . The Kenya Defence Forces are the armed forces of the Republic of Kenya Army, Kenya Navy, and Kenya Air Force comprise the national Defence Forces. The current Kenya Defence Forces were established, and its composition laid out, in Article of the Constitution of Kenya; the KDF is governed by the Kenya Defence Forces Act of The President of Kenya Commander-in-Chief: President Uhuru Kenyatta.   The Moi Cabinet at the time of the coup, Diang’a noted in his book, , had only three Luos. He had recruited Hezekiah Ochuka in , but his plot was discovered by intelligence moles. Diang’a.

  Everybody has a fantasy. But the fantasy of one young Kenya Airforce soldier was so strong that when others were taking advantage of a unique situation to make money, he could only think of his. Kenya Military Strength () For , Kenya is ranked 84 of out of the countries considered for the annual GFP review. It holds a PwrIndx* rating of .   HEADLINE: Kenya; How Raila Escaped the Noose BYLINE: The East African Standard BODY: The life and career of one of Kenya's most controversial politicians, Raila Amolo Odinga, was only saved by a legal technicality after the failed coup. Raila was among dozens of people picked up and detained by police in the wake of the coup attempt in August. Even though a military coup has been put down, the result has been to thrust the Army into the center of authority for the first time since Kenya achieved independence from Britain in and.