Clashes in Kenya Raise Election Violence Concerns

Clashes and reprisals are a grim reminder of events from five years ago, raising concern about the country's ability to navigate these tensions ahead of the 2013 polls.

A woman preaches in front of anti-riot police sent to quell the skirmishes that had hit Mathare slums in Nairobi, Kenya.

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    The Star, 20 September 2012

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