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>> Tear gas flying in Nairobi as Kenya's election crisis enters it's third month. There's only three weeks to go until the country makes a second attempt at a presidential election. That after the first attempt in August was avoided by the Supreme Court citing voting irregularities. These protesters are calling for the dismissal of the election board, which named President Uhuru Kenyatta as victor in the first poll.
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Opposition leader Raila Odinga has threatened to boycott the new attempt altogether if those officials aren't fired. Or if a new bill is passed that would bar the Supreme Court's oversight of the next effort. Parliament could decide on these matters as early as next week. Protests have occurred across the country since August, although they've been mostly peaceful.
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Compared to a similar dispute in 2007, that lead to weeks of ethnic violence and the deaths of 1,200 people. But there has been some recent bloodshed with at least dozens killed. And Kenya's reputation as a stabilizing force in the region is on the line.