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VIDEO: Millions of Kenyans vote in general election

  VIDEO: Millions of Kenyans vote in general election Kampala, Uganda | NTV UGANDA | The Independent Electoral and Boundaries commission extended voting beyond 5pm in several counties as many Kenyans remained in the queues. There were delays in the delivery of polling materials in many places, and huge turn up …

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Kenyans vote in tight, tense elections

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyans began voting Tuesday in general elections headlined by a too-close-to-call battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga, sparking fears of violence in east Africa’s richest economy. Long lines of voters snaked outside of polling stations around the country, many of them camping …

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Kenya president urges peace on eve of tense election

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyan President  Uhuru Kenyatta urged peace Monday on the eve of tense elections in which his battle with rival Raila Odinga is seen as too close to call. Kenyatta, 55, who is seeking a second and final term in office, gave a televised speech in a …

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Kenya on a knife edge ahead of high-stakes elections

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Kenyans head to the polls Tuesday to vote in a knife-edge contest between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga which has heightened claims of vote rigging and fears of violence. The final days of campaigning have been marred by the murder and torture of …

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UHURU: from millionaire playboy to Kenyan president

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | The son of Kenya’s founding president and a man who epitomises the country’s elite, Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to win a second and final five-year term in elections on August 8. The 55-year-old US-educated multi-millionaire, whose family owns an array of businesses, properties and tracts of land, …

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Kenya opposition says US, Canadian poll advisers deported

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP | Two foreign nationals working on the opposition’s poll campaign are being deported from Kenya, the opposition and the US embassy said Saturday, just three days before a general election. In a tweet the US embassy in Nairobi said an American and a Canadian had been detained …

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Kenyatta puts jobs, industrialisation at top of Jubilee agenda

Nairobi, Kenya | PSCU |  President Kenyatta today unveiled the Jubilee Party’s robust plan to continue Kenya’s journey to prosperity, centred on more jobs and rapid industrialisation. The Jubilee Party Manifesto for 2017 was unveiled at a colourful ceremony at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani, one of Kenya’s most iconic locations …

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The African Dream

By Paul Kagame, Uhuru Kenyatta, and Yoweri Museveni Today’s leaders know what success will look like for this continent’s citizens and what needs to be done The dream that the twenty-first century will be the “African Century” is powerful and intoxicating. It is also becoming reality. As African officials gathered …

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