Kenya: Further Information on fear for safety / Impunity
According to the results released by the Electoral Commission of Kenya, the National Rainbow Coalition (NARC), a coalition of 14 opposition political parties, won the Presidential election on 27 December 2002. The new President, Mr Mwai Kibaki, a former leader of the official opposition in Kenya, was sworn in on 30 December. He was elected President of the Republic of Kenya with 62.2 percent of the vote against his main opponent Mr Uhuru Kenyatta from the Kenya National African Union (KANU) who received 31.3 percent. Nine women were elected to the new National Assembly out of a total of 210 Members of Parliament (MPs).