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2007 PEV led to quest for reforms, audit report on constitution says

The 2007/08 post election violence that left more than 1,000 Kenyans dead is one of the key reasons that led to the push for constitutional reforms in Kenya. An audit report on the constitution has stated that the violence which also left more than 650,000 people displaed was adopted as “part of the long-term measures to address the root causes” ...

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Before we condemn South Africans, let’s remember PEV: Part Two

In the first part of this blog I wrote about Eric Ouma. In this second part I write about how Elizabeth was raped during the PEV. But more to that how she had her vaginal opening slit with a panga as her attackers said it was ‘small’ for them to penetrate. Her story is also told in the CIPEV report ...

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Before we condemn South Africans, let’s remember PEV: Part One

Kenyans will be quick to condemn South Africans for the xenophobic attacks that are happening at the country fondly referred to as the rainbow nation at the moment. But these attacks are not any different from what happened during the 2007/2008 post election violence. They speak of the death of the African love that our Pan-African fore fathers once had ...

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