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"Refrain from violence" UN chief urges Kenyans in wake of election result

Listen / Secretary-General António Guterres. UN Photo/Mark Garten (file)

The Secretary-General on Saturday praised the "peaceful participation" of Kenyans in re-electing President Uhuru Kenyatta, but urged those disputing the result to "refrain from violence". The country's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission declared President Kenyatta the winner on Friday, with just over 54 per cent of the vote. Matt Wells reports. In his statement, UN [...]

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