Kenya Top Court Upholds Kenyatta’s Win in Repeat Election

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead.

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Strife for Democrats as Bellwether Governor Race Nears

Democrats are struggling to put the bitter 2016 election behind them as the party’s current chairman and his predecessor bicker over Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign, further exposing deep divisions two days before the closely watched Virginia governor’s race that could foretell Democratic prospects in 2018 and beyond.

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Low Turnout in Kenya Repeat Vote as Deadly Clashes Continue

Clashes between Kenyan police and opposition supporters continued in several areas on Friday, a day after an opposition boycott of the repeat presidential election led to a sharply lower turnout. One man was shot dead, raising the death toll since Thursday’s vote to at least five.

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