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Text of report by Bernard Namunane and David Mugonyi entitled ''Waki's verdict on Kibaki and Raila'' published by Kenyan privately-owned newspaper Daily Nation website on 20 October; subheadings inserted editorially
President Kibaki and Prime Minister [PM] Raila Odinga are not blameless over the post-election violence in which more than 1,200 people were killed early this year.
Even though the two principals, alongside former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan were last Friday [17 October] honoured by the University of Nairobi for restoring peace in the country, the Waki commission [that investigated the post-2007 election violence] has referred to them over a number of acts of omission and commission that may have led to the violence that threatened to tear up Kenya at the beginning of this year.
The report also traces some of the causes of the unprecedented violence to the retired President, Mr Daniel arap Moi's era, saying that his failure to implement findings of the Akiwumi Commission into ethnic clashes that rocked parts of the country during the 1992 and 1997 elections contributed to the latest chaos.
And on Sunday, Justice Minister Martha Karua said the grand coalition government has to implement …