Shirikisho Party of Kenya
|Shirikisho Party of Kenya|
|Leader||Chirau Ali Mwakwere|
|Chairperson||Linah Mkasi Buni|
The Shirikisho Party of Kenya is a political party in Kenya. (Shirikisho means Union or Federation in Swahili). The party was formed in 1997 and had some political influence in the Coast Region. At the last legislative elections, 27 December 2002, the party won 1 out of 212 elected seats.
At the Kenyan general election, 2007, Shirikisho was part of the newly created alliance Party of National Unity led by President Mwai Kibaki  but failed even to clinch a single seat in parliament.
In December 2008, Shirikisho was once again in the headlines for selecting Chirau Ali Mwakwere as party leader despite his being elected to parliament on and holding office in PNU as a vice chairman 
- BBC News, September 16, 2007: Kenya president eyes re-election
- http://eastandard.net/news/?id=1143979716&cid=289 Shirikisho fails to win seats in its stronghold EA Standard 30-12-2007
- http://www.nation.co.ke/News/politics/-/1064/507814/-/yi1fi8z/-/index.html Party picks woman as chairperson
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