Africafiles: The Pulse

Episode #24: Kenyans in Canada react to sad loss of life

| January 8, 2008


Artist: Silence Genti |
Title: Kenyan-Canadians Seek Solution to Loss of Life
Album: PULSE 2008
Year: 2008
Genre: Blues
Length: 0:05:14 minutes (4.8 MB)
Format: 44.1kHz, 128Kbps

Show Notes:

Since a disputed December 27 election Kenya has been rocked by violence. Opposition leader Raila Odinga says the elections were rigged. Some election observers say the vote counting was flawed.

African Union head John Kufuor is to meet Kenya's president and opposition leader to try to break a political impasse behind post-election turmoil that has killed 500 people.

Kenyan Community in Ontario president Ben Ondoro speaks to Pulse about the efforts of Kenyan-Canadian to seek a solution to the sad loss of life in Kenya.

For more information on the crisis in Kenya and local efforts to find a solution, please visit