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Washington takes aim at Kenyan opposition, government

The United States on Thursday rejected Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's "inauguration" as "people's president," while also criticizing the authorities' crackdown on several broadcasters that tried to cover it live. Odinga, 73, held the swearing-in ceremony in Nairobi earlier this week with thousands of supporters in attendance, another challenge to President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election last year following two votes that the opposition claims were rigged.
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