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In Kenya, the biggest election winner is peace | GlobalPost

NAIROBI — Acceptance, conciliatory speeches and promises of legal action marked the end of a hard-fought election in Kenya on Saturday, amid hopes the peaceful polls might draw a line under the ethnic violence that has defined Kenyan politics for two decades. Uhuru Kenyatta was declared president elect, scraping over the threshold for an outright win by just a few ...

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Kenya peace project puts focus on talk and trust ahead of elections | Clar Ni Chonghaile, guardian.co.uk, The Huffington Post

Power of good … Selline Korir, director of the Kenya Tuna Uwezo project, sits in front of a banner during a peace caravan. Photograph: Global Communities

In a dim, mud-walled hall in a Nairobi slum, about 50 people from the local community have come to meet their new chief; a demure, petite lady in a white jacket with black piping. Around the edges of the room, young men, some wearing caps at rakish angles, stand silently. These are the men Selline Korir, a peace activist, has ...

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