10 November 1964
Almost a year after Kenya gained independencethe Kenya African National Union (KANU) under Jomo Kenyatta and its main opposition party united to form a party with near-complete control over the government. In 1964, Kenyatta had the legislature create the position of president and granted him considerable executive powers. In 1969 Kenyatta banned a new opposition party so he could run unopposed.

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