Protests banned in Kenya after opposition leader pulls out of presidential election

Kenyan officials have banned street protests in the nation’s three largest cities, just days after the main opposition leader dropped out of the upcoming presidential election because of concerns the voting process would not be fair. Cabinet secretary Fred Matiangi announced the decision in a press conference.

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga have been holding regular demonstrations in Mombasa, Kisumu, and the capital Nairobi to push for election reforms before the Oct. 26...


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