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(From Business Day (South Africa))
Byline: Naomi Mackay
Kibaki's challenge THUMBS up to the Kenyan voters for showing electoral maturity in telling their president, Mwai Kibaki, that the nature of the country's leadership should not be taken lightly. In a landmark referendum this week, voters rejected a proposed new constitution which increased the powers of the president. In doing so, Kenyans sent a clear message to Kibaki that their leader should be accountable to the people and state institutions, notably parliament, and not an imperial president. This is a right they were not ready to forfeit. And in any case, how could they have possibly done so after …