Kenya votes yes, Rift Valley votes no

By Andy Rice 5 August 2010

Preliminary results from Kenya's landmark referendum show that about two-thirds of those who voted backed the new constitution, which will limit the president's power and introduce a bill of rights and land reform. There is a strong 'No' vote in the the Rift valley however, where opponents say the new constitution will forment the very acts of ethnic violence it is trying to prevent. Read more: BBC



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