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Kenyan Police Clash with Supporters of Opposition Presidential Candidate

HeadlineOct 03, 2017

In Kenya’s capital Nairobi, police fired tear gas Monday at protesters blockading roads and burning tires, as opposition leader Raila Odinga demanded the government fire electoral officials and bar the ruling party from changing voting laws. The protests come after Kenya’s Supreme Court invalidated August’s presidential ballot, citing irregularities in President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election victory. A new election is scheduled for October 26.

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