Election in Kenya – level 3
A presidential election is taking place in Kenya with the country’s current president, Kenyatta, and his veteran challenger, Raila Odinga.
The poll is a tight one, and with the murder of a top election official and claims of vote-rigging, there are fears of unrest if the losing party does not accept the result. A contested poll in 2007 led to more than 1,000 deaths.
There have been media reports of a 102-year-old woman, believed to be one of Kenya’s oldest citizens, voting in this election. She is a proud Kenyan who also believes that good leadership comes from God.
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