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Kenyatta, Odinga exchange hugs and apologies at prayer meeting

JOHANNESBURG, June 1 (ANA) – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, opposition leader Raila Odinga and their deputies on Thursday exchanged hugs and apologies, cementing their pledge to promote unity after a fractious and bloody election, AFP reported.

Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga. Orange Democratic Movement

The unusual scene unfolded at the country’s annual national prayer meeting. It came eight months after Kenyatta’s re-election in a drawn-out poll that divided the nation and left at least 92 dead, according to rights groups.

 

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