Kenya legislator shot dead in the capital

February 7, 2015 9:02 AM

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - A Kenyan lawmaker was shot dead in the capital early on Saturday morning, in an incident likely to put pressure on President Uhuru Kenyatta's government over insecurity in the east African nation.

Frequent attacks blamed on Islamists brought the country's tourism business on its knees last year, as potential visitors canceled their bookings, leading to a shortage of hard currency inflows.

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