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What Next After Raila Being Crowned At Kempinski?

Immediately after he brought Eldoret to a standstill Raila returned to Nairobi to a rousing welcome with a deep meaning significance.

Raila was feted at the Kempinski Hotel with a crown from Haki Africa, ostensibly in recognition of his long and distinguished fight for civil rights. But on the sidelines was a photoshoot with some of the most important industrial movers and shakers in Kenya. S.K. Macharia of the Royal Media Services was one of the easily recognizable faces.

Eldoret tycoon Ezekiel Buzeki was also present but so were billionaires from all over Africa. The significance is that international investors are now acknowledging that Raila could be the safe pair of hands once Uhuru exits. With the support of the International Business Community and the expatriate Diplomatic Corps, Raila has now made a stride no other presidential candidate can achieve in the short time remaining before the ballot.

S.K. Macharia crowned Raila.

Billionaire S.K. Macharia's support together with the Mount Kenya Platform is an additional advantage in bankrolling Raila's presidential campaign.

Meanwhile, for Deputy President Dr. William Ruto, he's playing a familiar track, making so much noise to be seen as the most credible contender only to jump ship and support the man in the lead, at the last minute. Ruto did it in 2007 and again in 2013 ensuring that he remained solidly in government. It's the only way to protect his immense wealth and possibly not face undue judicial harassment.

Kenyan politics has boring predictability.

As for Raila now it's safe to project the "tsunami" he spoke of to be a public endorsement of his yet-to-be-declared candidature by his main political rivals. They call it the "Tosha" moment. Kenyan politics is predictably repetitive with the same characters in changing roles.

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Eldoret Ezekiel Buzeki Kempinski Raila S.K. Macharia

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