Following the August 8 presidential election in Kenya, protests erupted in Nairobi's low-income neighborhoods. DW reporter Sella Oneko has visited Mathare district, where some of the worst clashes between protesters and police took place.
The escalation of Honduras' election crisis was foreseeable. Martin Reischke says the international community hasn't shown interest in the country's development under President Hernandez, or overlooked it deliberately.
President Uhuru Kenyatta begins his second term as leader of Kenya. But contested elections and months of political violence have cast doubt on his legitimacy and raised tensions in the capital.
Violent clashes in Nairobi have left at least five people dead when live ammunition was fired into crowds of opposition supporters. The protesters had rallied to welcome back opposition leader Raila Odinga.
The government of Honduras has responded to ongoing protests by declaring a state of emergency. For four years now, President Juan Orlando Hernandez has been systematically transforming the country into a military state.
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