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Saturday, February 20, 1999
Nyachae move staggers nation
Panic, anger, surprise and joy is how Kenyans received news of the sensational departure of Mr Simeon Nyachae from the government.
Return-Balala campaign still on
Demonstrating youths yesterday pelted Central Police Station in Mombasa with stones before disappearing into the Old Town.
Shilling reacts to changes
The shilling yesterday weakened by Sh4.28 within two hours of trading, partly due to uncertainty in the wake of the exit of Mr Simeon Nyachae.
Obure appointed to the cabinet President Moi yesterday elevated Mr Chris Obure to a full cabinet post as Minister for Industrial Development.
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{Frontpage photo} Finance Minister Francis Yekoyada Masakhalia addresses a Press conference at his new office in Treasury Building yesterday. Central Bank Governor Micah Cheserem (left) accompanied him. (Pic: Peter Karuri)
Change was a re-alignment of Moi's forces
Political entrenchment, rather than better management of government affairs, seems to have been the motive behind the President's re-organisation of the cabinet and the civil service.

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