Flag of KenyaCheered by hundreds of thousands of jubilant Kenyans waving national flags, President Mwai Kibaki signed a new constitution last week that curbs his sweeping powers and strengthens civic rights.

In a ceremony full of military pomp and traditional dance, Kenyans packed Nairobi’s Uhuru Park—or Freedom Park—to see their leaders take fresh oaths under the first overhaul of the charter since 1963.

(READ the story in Reuters)

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