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Kenyan leader calls for immediate deployment of regional force to eastern Congo

Kenyan leader calls for deployment of regional force to eastern Congo

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday called for immediate deployment of a new regional military force to try to stop rebel violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Reuters reported. President Kenyatta is calling for the immediate deployment of regional troops in close coordination with the UN peacekeeping mission in …

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Kenya: Supreme court blocks President’s constitutional amendments

Kenya: Supreme court blocks President's constitutional amendments

Supreme Court in Kenya on Thursday blocked sweeping constitutional changes proposed by President Uhuru Kenyatta, the court said. Through a majority ruling, the court has declared the process unconstitutional. Read also: Kenya: Supreme court to rule on president’s constitutional change Opponents say President Kenyatta’s proposition was an attempt to expand …

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Kenya: Supreme court to rule on president’s constitutional change

Kenya: Supreme court to rule on president's constitutional change

Kenya’s top court on Thursday stopped President Uhuru Kenyatta’s divisive bid to make sweeping constitutional changes which opponents say was an attempt to widen the presidency’s powers and has dominated early campaigning for an election in August, Reuters reports. His estranged deputy and presidential candidate William Ruto has charged the …

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