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Meet The Community In Kenya Which Voted For The First Time Since Independence

Voting has been a right that majority of communities in Kenya have been enjoying since independence.

However to Shona community , the story have been different as the community has not been able to take part in the election process.The community however were happy in the 2022 elections after they were able to take part in the elections.

According to reports from the source , president Uhuru Kenyatta had in 2020 granted full full Kenya citizenship to 1,670 people from Shona community and 1300 Rwandans something which allowed them to vote.

According to Christopher Samson who is one of the member of the Shona community , their efforts to seek assistance from the past government were futile.

"Our long time prayers have been heard. We have struggled a lot, lost so many opportunities and a lot of property since we do not have a nationality‚"Samson said.

The Shona community members wer actually among the 22 million registered voters who turned up to vote on Tuesday.

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