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Kenya's economy contracts 5.7% in the second quarter, year-on-year

Kenya's economy contracted by 5.7% in the second quarter compared with the year-ago period, its statistics office said on Thursday. (Reporting by Duncan Miriri and Omar Mohammed; editing by John Stonestreet) ((duncan.miriri@thomsonreuters.com; Tel: +254 20 4991239; Reuters Messaging: duncan.miriri.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)) nN6N2F000H

NAIROBI, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Kenya's economy contracted by 5.7% in the second quarter compared with the year-ago period, its statistics office said on Thursday.

(Reporting by Duncan Miriri and Omar Mohammed; editing by John Stonestreet)

((duncan.miriri@thomsonreuters.com; Tel: +254 20 4991239; Reuters Messaging: duncan.miriri.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net))

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