Fifteen years ago, more than 1,100 people died in the violence following the 2007 elections. Kenyan elections have since occupied international headlines and tensions have risen across the country as painful memories come flooding back.
But the truth is, things have gotten better. While tensions rose during the recent elections, so did calls for peace. And even though this year’s results were contested, the arguments were resolved in court rather than in the streets.
Read the full op-ed by CFK Africa’s Executive Director, Hillary Omala, in People Daily.