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Kibaki sworn in, ODM to name parallel govt

Nationmedia.com "President Kibaki has been sworn in for a second term after garnering 4.58m votes against his closest rival Raila Odinga’s 4.35m.
Shortly after the ceremony at State House, Nairobi, Mr Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) called a Press conference where they declared their candidate the President-elect and announced intention to form a parallel government.
At the same time, the Government has suspended all live broadcasts citing the need for “public safety and tranquillity”.
A statement from the Ministry of Information and Communications also directed media houses and journalists to stop any broadcast of “inciting or alarming” material.
The statement was signed by the permanent secretary in the ministry, Dr Bitange Ndemo, citing instructions from the Minister for Internal Security, Mr John Michuki."

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