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Election violence threatens limestone mining in Kenya

Published: Wednesday, 06 March 2013

Political unrest causes disruption; stakeholders expect the situation to improve

By Allan Bariyo

The political clashes that have erupted across Kenya during the most recent election have begun to cause disruption to the mineral extraction activities in the east African nation’s coastal region.

Mineral rich Kilifi, which is located 60km north of Mombasa, boasts large limestone deposits and...

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