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Kenya’s Post-election Violence Leaves Several Dead

Pressure grows on Kenya’s Raila Odinga to calm supporters amid post-election violence

Violence erupted after the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta this week, leaving at least 24 people dead nationwide.

BY DEUTSCHE WELLE

Friday’s announcement that President Kenyatta had been re-elected sparked two days of violent protests that has left as many as 24 people dead. But as of Sunday calm appears to have returned to the East African country.

Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga appeared to heed growing calls for post-election calm on Sunday as he called for his supporters to protest the recent election results by boycotting work on Monday. Continue reading Kenya’s Post-election Violence Leaves Several Dead