On Tuesday, Kenyans will choose between William Ruto and Raila Odinga to succeed Uhuru Kenyatta as president of East Africa’s economic hub.
Kenya’s election rips open scars of inequality, corruption
In the shadow of a glossy, thousand-dollar campaign billboard, one of many across Kenya’s capital, street vendors struggle to make even 200 shillings ($US1.68) a day and often pocket none.
Kenya’s August 9 election is ripping open the scars of inequality and corruption as East Africa’s economic hub chooses a successor to President Uhuru Kenyatta.
The vastly rich son of the country’s founding leader, Kenyatta has deflected graft allegations by calling for transparency but done little in a decade in power to enable it.