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 Monday, 30 December, 2002, 13:55 GMT
New start for Kenya
Supporters of the National Rainbow Coalition celebrate in Nairobi
Mwai Kibaki's and his National Rainbow Coalition party sweep to victory in Kenya's elections, defeating the Kanu party which has run the country since independence in 1963. BBC News Interactive provides audio and video coverage of the elections.


Monday 30 December
Supporters of the National Rainbow Coalition
At the end of the brief ceremony there was a huge cheer from the crowd
Huge crowds gather to see leader Mwai Kibaki inaugurated as president. Supporters of his National Rainbow Coalition party packed into the historic Uhuru Park, alongside visiting heads of state and outgoing president Daniel arap Moi.



Sunday 29 December
Mwai Kibaki
Mr Kibaki's victory spells the end of four decades of rule by Kanu
President-elect Mwai Kibaki vows sweeping changes to the way Kenya is run. The National Rainbow Coalition leader pledges to battle corruption in his first public statement since being officially declared the winner.



Saturday 28 December
Officials count votes
Counting was carried out in polling stations to reduce the chances of rigging
Opposition party leader Mwai Kibaki appears on course for a comfortable victory in Kenya's elections, according to unofficial results. People had flocked to polling stations to elect a successor to President Daniel arap Moi.



Friday 27 December
Kenyans wait their turn to cast their vote
Campaigning was less violent than during previous polls
Vote counting begins in Kenya after people flocked to cast ballots to decide who will replace President Daniel arap Moi. Opinion polls predict the first change in power since independence in 1963, with a win for the opposition National Rainbow Coalition.


Kenyans choose a new president

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Moi steps down

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