28 Year-Old Kenyan Woman Aspires to Presidency

Kingwa Kamencu, a recent graduate of Oxford University, has launched her presidential bid to "make things better" by placing power back in the hands of the common man, she says.

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    Radio Netherlands Worldwide, 11 November 2012

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Kingwa Kamencu, a 28-year-old Kenyan student from Oxford University, has announced her bid for the nation's presidency.

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