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    Wires are seen interwoven above the houses, connecting house to house in Kibera, Kenya. The maze of wires makes it difficult to tell the legal connections from the illegal ones. (R. Ombuor/VOA)

    Power at Any Cost in Kenya's Kibera Slum

    Cheap, illegal power remains popular in largest informal settlement outside Nairobi - despite dangers of fire and electrocution 

    FILE - Members of Kenya's ruling Jubilee coalition carry a banner as they demonstrate in support of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) the electoral body ahead of next year's election in Nairobi, Kenya, June 8, 2016.

    Kenya's Opposition, Government Chart Way in Electoral Reform

    Kenya’s main opposition has called off planned protests demanding reform of the electoral commission as it engages government in talks 

    FILE - A Kenya Defense Force soldier runs for cover near the perimeter wall where al-Shabab attackers have holed up at a campus in Garissa, Kenya, April 2, 2015.  Five Kenyan police officers are dead after suspected Islamist al-Shabab militants attacked a police convoy as it traveled through the northeastern part of the country, a local official said.

    Islamist Militants Kill Five Police Officers in Northern Kenya

    Al-Shabab is blamed for the attack near the border with Somalia 

    Refugee Athletes to Compete as Team at Rio Olympics

    Video Team of Refugee Athletes Seen as 'Symbol of Hope,' Says Olympic Committee

    Five of the 10 members are training at a track-and-field facility in Ngong, Kenya, and the training camp manager has high hopes for them 

    Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity and one holds out a wrapped condom, as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi.

    Kenyan Court Upholds Forced Anal Testing in Homosexuality Cases

    National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission immediately filed appeal on behalf of two gay men forced to undergo HIV testing, anal examinations last year 

    VOA Special: Mobile Voter Guide

    All the information you need to know to vote on March 4, right from your mobile phone. Visit our special mobile voter guide for voting tips, candidate profiles, and more, plus live updates all election day.

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