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Election In Kenya 2007

It was 2007 election which ook place in our country knya.There were two members of parliament who wanted to be president the election took place though one of the mp's was a president but he wanted to came back again when the election took place the other mp wan and the other mp who was last president failed.the called out and stole the voters then he imerged himself that he woned the election when the news was made to all people in the country people were suprised coz the mp got 3/4 of the votes and the other 1/4 of the votes and how cames he has won. Fight started btn other communities eg no luo baluhya and fought with gikuyus many were killed but little survived. Houses were burn even am a baluhya but they wee almost near to near to burn a house of our neighbour and we were almost near to a neighbour and we were almost to get into the rash.

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Lang'ata Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
 
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social
relations
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opportunity
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nobody
the wrong
people
This story describes a...
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