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2005-11-22 00:30:00

Kenya's President Mwai Kibaki headed for a humiliating defeat on Tuesday from a constitution referendum that divided his government and turned into a battle for political prestige ahead of a 2007 election.

2005-11-21 19:02:14

By David Mageria and Nita Bhalla NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's government looked headed for an embarrassing defeat on Tuesday according to preliminary results from a referendum seen as a test of strength ahead of 2007 polls.

2005-11-21 07:04:02

By C. Bryson Hull KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Voters in the heartland of opposition to Kenya's proposed constitution looked to the skies on Monday and spied a rainbow they said symbolized imminent victory in a strident contest of tribal and political power.

2005-11-17 05:39:11

By William Maclean NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki is about to gamble more than just his political survival when he stages a referendum next week seen as a dress rehearsal for elections in 2007.

2005-09-13 05:13:45

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Have Kenya's excitable politicians finally gone bananas? It certainly looks that way as the besuited "Big Men" of Kenyan public life brandish oranges and bananas at rallies, crack fruit jokes, exchange punches at a funeral, and make tasteless threats of an imminent "political Hurricane Katrina." So why all the hullabaloo? A fight for votes of course.

2005-07-22 08:01:23

By David Mageria NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament brushed off street protests to vote on Friday to keep a strong presidency in a proposed new constitution, deepening divisions in the ruling coalition and angering many in the east African nation.

2005-07-22 03:33:22

By David Mageria NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament brushed off street protests to vote on Friday to keep a strong presidency in a proposed new constitution, deepening divisions in the ruling coalition and angering many in the east African nation.

2005-07-21 17:16:02

By David Mageria NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's parliament voted on Friday to preserve the bulk of the president's powers under a new constitution, in a move likely to anger many ordinary Kenyans and deepen divisions in the ruling coalition.

2005-07-21 03:58:53

By Andrew Cawthorne NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan riot police guarded the rubble-strewn streets of Nairobi on Thursday as protest leaders promised a third day of demonstrations against President Mwai Kibaki's handling of a constitution reform.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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