Last updated: 18 february, 2010 - 17:43 GMT

Power struggle

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A power struggle between President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga has caused the political temperature in Kenya to rise.

Things came to a head over the weekend when Mr Odinga sacked the education and agriculture ministers - whose ministries have been accused of massive corruption.

The president decided to veto the decision.

To complicate things further, the agriculture minister, William Ruto, a big hitter in Mr Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement, has also fallen out with the prime minister.

Focus on Africa's Hassan Arouni spoke to Mr Ruto on a mobile phone line to Rome.

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