Kenya's Party Poll Violence Downplayed


President Mwai Kibaki has urged local and international media to stop exaggerating the violence witnessed in various parts of the country during the just-ended party nominations.
  • Kenya:  President Downplays Party Poll Violence

    Capital FM, 21 January 2013

    President Mwai Kibaki on Monday urged local and international media to stop exaggerating the violence witnessed in various parts of the country during just-ended party nominations. read more »

Photo: IRIN

Post-election violence (file photo).

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    The Star, 21 January 2013

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