Kenya: Riots over Foul Play

Riots over Foul Play

Who killed Robert Ouko, and why? Thousands of students took to Nairobi ; streets last week, protesting the murder of Kenya's popular Foreign Minister. Ouko's charred and mutilated body was found on Feb. 16 in a field not far from his farm home in western Kenya, three days after he had mysteriously disappeared.

President Daniel arap Moi said the death appeared to be the result of "foul play" and pledged a thorough investigation. But the students feared that police reports, which stated that Ouko had been shot in the head, possibly with his own gun, might leave the impression that the...

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