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The Law Society of Kenya march in front of a court in Nairobi. Mercy Wambua, center, the CEO of the Law Society of Kenya and other lawyers march to protest the Kenyan government’s deportation of an opposition politician, Feb. 15, 2018 (AP photo by Ben Curtis).

A Court Ruling Just Upended Kenya’s Political Landscape

Friday, Aug. 27, 2021

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Last Friday, Kenya’s Court of Appeal upheld a May judgment by the High Court blocking a government bid to make fundamental changes to the country’s constitution. The ruling marks a setback to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s legacy-building project and is certain to shift the political landscape a year before the country’s general election. ...

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