1 Week to Polls - Deaths, Fake News, Fear of Violence Haunt Kenya

Days after the death of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT manager, many fear a repeat of the where past elections have turned deadly. According to International Crisis Group, the vote comes ten years after a disputed presidential poll brought the key East African country to the brink of civil war. Major pollsters indicate a gap of 4% between President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga.

Local elections for powerful elected governors are likely to be bitterly contested.


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