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What does KANU stand for?

KANU stands for Kenya African National Union

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Jomo Kenyatta, an ethnic Kikuyu and head of the Kenya African National Union (KANU), became Kenya's first President.
Though KADU's fears had some merit, the party's concerns were seen by the Jomo Kenyatta-led Kenya African National Union (KANU) that formed the first post-independence government, as largely driven by the interests of white settlers of British origin who wanted to further their anti-nationalist agenda.
This dalliance with an overbearing political system during the notorious Kenya African National Union (KANU) party heydays saw the bank making heavy losses amounting to over $48m in 2002.
The Kenya African National Union (KANU), the party that had been in power since independence, lost the elections, as did the former president's preferred candidate.
Five presidential candidates, including Moi's preferred choice, Uhuru Kenyatta of the ruling Kenya African National Union (KANU), and Mwai Kibaki, an economist-turned-politician backed by the leading opposition National Rainbow Coalition (NARC), are in the race.
Kibaki, 71, succeeds outgoing president Daniel Arap Moi, whose Kenya African National Union party had ruled the country since independence from Britain in 1963.