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Kenya’s President Deploys Military to Quell Drought Violence

Tom Odula Monday, March 20, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's president on Friday ordered the military to deploy to the volatile counties of Baringo and Laikipia in the Rift Valley to calm deadly violence fueled by a drought that affects roughly half the country.

President Uhuru Kenyatta announced he has authorized the immediate deployment of the Kenya Defense Forces to support police operations there. ...

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