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Kenyan police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in 3 cities

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Kenyan police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in 3 cities


Kenyan police used teargas on Friday to disperse opposition protesters in the country’s three main cities who were demanding electoral reform, Reuters witnesses said.

On Thursday, the government banned demonstrations in the central business districts of the capital Nairobi, the coastal city of Mombasa and the western city of Kisumu.

NAN reports that several people were injured in protests in Kenya on Wednesday, a day after opposition leader Raila Odinga announced he would quit the presidential race, in a move that plunged the country into uncharted waters.

Election officials have been locked in crisis meetings since the decision, as debate raged over what Odinga’s move could mean for a dramatic election saga that saw President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Aug. 8 victory annulled by the Supreme Court.

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