Religious leaders in Kenya have urged calm ahead of an opposition rally next week, that threatens to stoke tension in a nation scarred by political violence in the recent past. Raila Odinga, the main ... more 
Religious leaders in Kenya have urged calm ahead of an opposition rally next week, that threatens to stoke tension in a nation scarred by political violence in the recent past. Raila Odinga, the main rival Uhuru Kenyatta defeated in last year's presidential election, has set a deadline of Monday for the government to meet a demand for dialogue over militant attacks, corruption, a slow economy, and other grievances. Ministers have dismissed the call, saying the place for such debate is parliament. Kenyatta's aides accuse Odinga, a veteran former prime minister, of trying to engineer a crisis to claw his way back to power - a charge the opposition leader denies. less 
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Fri, Jul 4, 2014 10:33 AM EDT