Kenyan Deputy PM Quits Premier’s Party, Daily Nation Reports

Kenya’s Deputy Prime Minister, Musalia Mudavadi, quit the Orange Democratic Movement led by Prime Minister Raila Odinga following a dispute on nomination of the party’s presidential candidate, Daily Nation reported.

Mudavadi will name the party on which he will contest the east African nation’s presidency at a later date, the Nairobi- based newspaper cited him as saying. Kenya may hold the next presidential elections in March 2013.

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