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Violence Breaks Out In Kenya After Kenyatta Victory

Violence erupted in a part of the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Friday (August 11) shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially re-elected and extended an olive branch to his opponent, Raila Odinga, and his supporters. Kenyatta’s rivals rejected the result, raising the prospect of street protests. Police fired tear …

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Kenyatta Urges Kenyans To Shun Violence Before Tense Election

File photo: Kenyan President, Uhuru Kenyatta President Uhuru Kenyatta urged Kenyans on Monday (August 7), the eve of a presidential election, to shun intimidation and violence and stand together, no matter what the result. Opinion polls put Kenyatta neck-and-neck with opposition leader Raila Odinga, whose call for street protests after …

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