Kenyan Peace Tenuous as Leaders Feud

Kenya's president and prime minister are feuding as Kenya's tenuous peace grows flimsier by the day.

Relations between the two leaders - never strong to begin with - broke down this week over the attempted dismissals of two Cabinet ministers accused of corruption. In the streets of Kenya's capital, dozens of protesters marched in front of Parliament on Wednesday, demanding an end to corruption and expressing worry about the friction between President Mwai Kibaki and Prime Minister Raila Odinga.

"It's definitely going to lead to violence because they are not working toward consensus," Polycarp Gordon Odhiambo, 37, the chief executive of a development group that works in a Nairobi slum, said as he walked among other protesters who held up signs saying "Kibaki Stop Protecting Thieves" and "The Issue is Corruption, Not Politics."


Read more on the tension at The AP

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