Obama urges Kenyan leaders to soothe ethnic tensions

Former U.S. President Barack Obama addresses delegates during the launch of Sauti Kuu resource centre near his ancestral home in Nyangoma Kogelo village in Siaya county, Kenya July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

KOGELO, Kenya (Reuters) – Former U.S. President Barack Obama urged Kenya’s leaders on Monday to turn their backs on the divisive ethnic politics that have frequently spilled over into violence and to stamp down on corruption. Opening a school in his father’s home village of Kogelo in western Kenya, Obama praised a rapprochement between President […]

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