For a month now, violence has raged in Kenya over an unresolved presidential election and widespread accusations that the December vote was rigged for incumbent Mwai Kibaki.Â More than 850 people are dead, countless injured and driven from their homes.
The top American diplomat for Africa describes the violence as "ethnic cleansing."Â UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon is warning of catastrophe.
Until now Kenya had been, in many ways, the envy of Africa - a strong economy, a peaceful democracy.Â Now Kenya is in flames.
Listen to an On Point discussion about the crisis in Kenya.
What happened here? Why? And what can or should the world do?