The former president of Kenya, Daniel arap Moi, died aged 95.

The news was announced Tuesday by the current president, Uhuru Kenyatta, on the East African country’s state broadcaster.

Read more: Opinion: Moi and me

Moi ruled Kenya for 24 years. He had been hospitalized for over a month.

Moi, who was born in the village of Kurieng’wo in the country’s Rift Valley Province on September 2 1924, was plagued by corruption and nepotism during his tenure as Kenya’s second president.

jsi/cmb (AP, dpa, Reuters)


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