"I know those among us (MPs) and Kenyans who have passed through the Special Branch have bitter memories, but let us put that in the past, let us forget and turn a new chapter" - Major Marsden Madoka, Minister for Internal Security.
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"I don't want a situation where Kenyans will be divided into groups each with its own leader when my successor takes over" - President Moi.
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"I think he is naive to think that he can just wish away what is happening by simple decrees. People are too angry to simply accept that." - A Zimbabwean political commentator referring to President Mugabe as an autocratic leader at war with his people.