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Tensions flare in Kenya as election rerun expected to deliver power to President Uhuru Kenyatta

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  • Oct 26 2017 08:30About: 2 months ago
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Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades and gangs of youths prevented voting in some towns in an election rerun, seeking to challenge the credibility of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory.
In the western city of Kisumu, stone-throwing youths heeding opposition leader Raila Odinga’s call for a voter boycott were met by live rounds, tear gas and water cannon three hours after polling stations were meant to have opened. There were no immediate...

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Kenyan police clashed with opposition supporters where burning barricades gangs youths prevented voting some towns election rerun seeking challenge credibility President Uhuru Kenyatta’s expected victory. In western city Kisumu stone-throwing heeding leader Raila Odinga’s call voter boycott were live rounds tear water cannon three hours after polling stations meant have opened. There immediate...

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