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Kenya and Post Election Violence

Kenya 2013 Election Analysis: Raging Parties and Mass Violence

Valiant Lowitz | Posted 05.05.2013 | Comedy
Valiant Lowitz

When Kenya rages, it's a little different. The last time Kenyans went to the polls in 2007, the results were disputed and ethnically aligned gangs took the lives of more than 1,100 people during weeks of violent unrest.

Kenya Elections: Reducing Political Violence Through Community Dialogue

David Weiss | Posted 03.04.2013 | World
David Weiss

As the world waits to see what the upcoming Kenyan elections will bring, we celebrate the tangible progress made by Kiambiu Youth for Peace and Development in reducing politically-charged violence and seeking to heal the wounds of a previously broken community.

Kenya's Second Chance

David Hoffman | Posted 03.01.2013 | World
David Hoffman

There has been a sea change in the mindsets of ordinary Kenyans that in large part is the result of government reforms and transformation of its media. We are heartened that Kenya's next election is unlikely to provoke the extreme levels of ethnic violence that followed the last contest.

Pre-Election Violence Kills More Than 200

AP | TOM ODULA | Posted 08.24.2012 | World

NAIROBI, Kenya -- More than 200 people have died since January in several separate clashes that follow the pattern of pre-election violence that Kenya...

Whither Côte d'Ivoire?

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

This post originally appeared on the World Bank's Conflict blog on December 30, 2010. The stand-off between Messrs Laurent Gbagbo and Alassane Ouatta...

What it Means to Be American

Josh Ruxin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Josh Ruxin

I'd like to go back to Rwanda or Kenya or Ethiopia on Jan. 20. I could point to the TV and say: "Look. Listen. This is what it means to be American."

A Letter From Kenya

Indagare.com | Saba Douglas-Hamilton | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Documentary filmmaker and conservationist Saba Douglas-Hamilton was raised in Kenya, where she still works alongside her parents, Iain and Oria Dougla...

Violence Rages In Kenya After Disputed Presidential Election

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Kenyan police battled thousands of opposition supporters enraged over President Mwai Kibaki's allegedly fraudulent re-election, firing tear gas and l...

World Leaders Pressure Kenya To End Postelection Violence

AP | KATHARINE HOURELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

International pressure mounted on Kenya's leaders Wednesday to end postelection violence that has killed more than 300 people, including dozens burned...