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Mon Mar 4, 2013, 04:08 AM

Kenyans go to the polls in crucial election

Source: BBC News

Kenyans are voting in an election that observers describe as the most important in the country's history.

It is the first time a vote has taken place under a new constitution, designed to prevent a repeat of violence that followed the 2007 polls.

More than 1,000 people died in widespread ethnic violence when supporters of rival candidates clashed.

Despite appeals for calm, at least four police officers died when they were attacked near Mombasa on Monday.

At least six other people - including several attackers - are also reported to have died in the assault in the early hours in Changamwe, half an hour's drive from the centre of Mombasa.


Read more: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21651267




In the capital Nairobi, voters rose early to stand in line, some of them chanting "peace"

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