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When Odinga swore in as ‘People’s President’

NASA’s Musyoka, Mudavadi skip event Kampala, Uganda | IAN KATUSIIME | Huge crowds gathered at Uhuru Park in Nairobi to witness the swearing in of Kenya’s Leader of Opposition, Raila Odinga as the ‘People’s President’ on Jan. 30. Earlier in the day, the government shut down three television stations; Citizen TV, …

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LIVE: Defiant NASA supporters head to Uhuru Park for Odinga swearing in

Nairobi, Kenya | THE INDEPENDENT |  After a tense night, reports indicate that Kenya police on Tuesday morning allowed buses ferrying National Super Alliance (NASA) to head towards Nairobi on a day when opposition leader Raila Odinga is planning to have himself sworn in as an alternative president. Hundreds of supporters were photographed …

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Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

Washington, United States | AFP | US President Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars. “This time we will not only plant our flag and leave our footprint,” Trump said at …

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‘Odinga swearing-in will be high treason’

Kenya government threatens opposition with ‘treason’ charge Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s attorney general said Thursday that an opposition plan to have its leader Raila Odinga sworn in as an alternative president would amount to treason. Odinga challenged the result of August’s presidential election but then boycotted the court-ordered October …

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Two killed in protests after Kenya’s top court upholds election

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday validated the election victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta, sparking opposition protests that left two dead, according to police. While the court decision led to celebrations in ruling party strongholds, protesters took to the street in opposition areas in the capital …

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What’s next for Kenya?

Kenya in chaos: With broken institutions and a reeling opposition, what’s next for Kenya? ANALYSIS  | Dominic Burbidge | I remember walking through the rubble of burnt out buildings some months after Kenya’s 2008 post-election violence. Houses owned by ethnic Kikuyu were razed to the ground in the city of Kisumu. …

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