Election Leaves Western Kenya Angry and Bitter

National Super Alliance leader, Raila Odinga, has voiced an anger that has been swirling in Kisumu over the perceived manipulation of the institutions of the state by President Uhuru Kenyatta, and the alleged victimisation of a region and people seen as opposing him. Protesters now say the struggle is no longer about sharing or rotating power between ethnic groups, but ending what they see as an intractable pattern of Luo disenfranchisement, writes April Zhu for IRIN.

  • Kenya:   In Kenya, Politics Split on Ethnic Divide

    Deutsche Welle, 26 October 2017

    When Kenyans cast their ballots to pick the president, the roles played by ethnicity and tribalism are likely to be decisive. A youth alliance armed with a hashtag is hoping to end… Read more »

Bonfires lit near Kondele Polling station in Kisumu on October 26, 2017.


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