27 February 2013

Kenya: Kiambaa Hopes for Poll Peace

Royal Media Services peace initiative campaign led by chairman Dr S.K Macharia toured various parts of the country in an effort to mobilise ... ( Resource: Kenyans Campaign For Peace Ahead of Polls )

Residents of Kiambaa in Eldoret where more than 35 people were burnt to death in 2008 have said they are ready for Monday's elections.

The residents said they have been living peacefully for the last five years since the January 1, 2008, fire incident at the Kiambaa KAG Church.

"We have been living together since the incident and we have talked over issues of peace and reconciliation. We hope that the polls will be peaceful," said Paul Waweru, a farmer. URP aspirant for the Kapseret constituency Oscar Sudi said he has been promoting peace in his campaigns in the area.

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