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Kenyan president snubs crisis meeting

JOHANNESBURG, October 19 – Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has snubbed a crisis meeting called by the chairman of the election board for Thursday, Reuters reported. The situation in Kenya remains volatile after August’s presidential elections were annulled on the grounds of procedural irregularities with the Supreme Court ordering a rerun on October 26. Chairman of […]

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Millions of Kenyans head to the polls

JOHANNESBURG, August 8 – Polling began at 6 am on Tuesday morning in Kenya, where nearly 20 million citizens have registered to vote in a contest between the incumbent president, Uhuru Kenyatta the son of the country’s founding father Jomo Kenyatta against the wily veteran opposition 72-year-old Raila Odinga. Recent surveys have indicated that the […]