Kenya economy suffering, business group says

2017-10-31 16:03
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Nairobi - The head of a Kenyan business association says his compatriots are tired and companies have suffered big losses because of the country's election turmoil.

Nderitu Mwangi, chairperson of the Hood Group, said on Tuesday that it's time to restore East Africa's economic hub to normalcy after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the repeat election boycotted by opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Mwangi says the police and judiciary should address "the issue of impunity" and wants businesses to be able to operate without disruptions from violent protests. Some have led to looting and destruction of property.

Police and opposition supporters have clashed since Thursday's election. At least nine people have died; some were shot by police and several were killed in fighting between rival ethnic groups

Read more on:    kenya  |  kenya 2017 elections  |  east africa

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