martedì 8 agosto 2017

Clergy preach peace during Kenyan national elections
(Fredrick Nzwili) Peaceful voting and an impressive turnout are buoying this East African country’s clergy, who made a energetic effort to quell the often fatal violence that Kenyans fear on election days. In the weeks before Tuesday’s election (Aug. 8), ethnic tensions ran high, prompting religious leaders — Christian and Muslim — to preach for peace. Memories of the 2007 election in particular, which sparked violence that resulted in at least 1,300 deaths, are still fresh.(...)