Wednesday, August 4, 2010

BBC News-Kenya Hopes for a Peaceful Electoral Process

photo courtesy of BBC News Africa
(story reported by BBC News Africa)

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki has appealed to Kenyans to vote peacefully and in large numbers in a referendum on a new constitution.

The referendum was part of a deal that ended deadly clashes after a disputed election in December 2007.

"Security has been stepped up in all parts of the country," Mr Kibaki said.

The draft constitution is intended to limit the powers of the president and set up a commission to settle land disputes that fuelled past violence. 

(click here to read the full BBC News Africa story)

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