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Kenya Gouvernement Profil 2012

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Capitale

nom: Nairobi
coordonnées géographiques: 1 17 S, 36 49 E
différence de temps: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

Fête de l'Indépendance

12 Decembre 1963 (from the UK)

Fête nationale

Jour De l'Indépendance, 12 Decembre (1963); Madaraka Day, 1 Juin (1963); Mashujaa Day, 20 Octobre (2010)

Constitution

27 Aoüt 2010; the new constitution abolishes the position of prime minister and establishes a bicameral legislature; many details have yet to be finalized and will require significant legislative action

Suffrage - Age minimum de l'électeur

18 ans; universal

Pouvoir exécutif

chef d'état (Président): Président Mwai KIBAKI (depuis 30 December 2002); Vice Président Stephen Kalonzo MUSYOKA (depuis 10 January 2008);
chef de gouvernement (1er ministre): Président Mwai KIBAKI (depuis 30 December 2002); Vice Président Stephen Kalonzo MUSYOKA (depuis 10 January 2008); Prime Minister Raila Amolo ODINGA (depuis 17 April 2008); note - according to the 2008 powersharing agreement the role of the prime minister was not well defined; constitutionally, the president remains chef d'état (Président) and chef de gouvernement (1er ministre), but the prime minister is charged with coordinating government business
cabinet: Cabinet appointed by the president and chaired by the prime minister, who is the leader of the largest party in parliament
elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); in addition to receiving the largest number of votes in absolute terms, the presidential candidate must also win 25% or more of the vote in at least five of Kenya's seven provinces and one area to avoid a runoff; election last held on 27 December 2007 (next to be held in December 2012); vice president appointed by the president; note - the new constitution sets elections for August 2011 but this date is expected to slip
election results: Président Mwai KIBAKI reelected; percent of vote - Mwai KIBAKI 46%, Raila ODINGA 44%, Kalonzo MUSYOKA 9%, other 3.4%


Source: CIA World Factbook - Version du Mars 19, 2012