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Daniel Moi dies aged 95

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Daniel Moi, Kenya’s second president is dead. Moi was 95 years old. His death was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in presidential proclamation.

Daniel Moi, Kenya’s second president is dead. Moi was 95 years old. His death was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta in presidential proclamation.

His death was confirmed by his press secretary Lee Njiru. Moi passed away while receiving treatment at Nairobi Hospital.

He has been in and out of hospital since late October 2019.

He ascended to power in 1978 following the death of Kenya’s first president Jomo Kenyatta the same year.

Retired president Moi ruled Kenya between 1978-2002, earning his place as the country’s longest serving president.

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Moi’s charm offensive and ability to play politicos against each other earned him the title of ‘professor of politics.’

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