The Kenyan Crisis

A disputed election in December 2007 led to a spate of violence in Kenya that teetered on civil war. Opposition leader Raila Odinga accused incumbent Mwai Kibaki of stealing the presidency.The political crisis exposed large cracks in the system – deep wounds historic inequalities left untreated. The feuding leaders took their battle to the streets, pitting ethnicities against each other. Over 1,000 people were killed, and a half a million displaced in a brutal internecine war. 

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