Skip to comments.Kenya Election 2022: A basic guide to the vote
Posted on 07/26/2022 11:40:03 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
Kenya, one of Africa's leading economies, will be electing a new president on 9 August amid a surge in the cost of living and a debilitating drought that will challenge whoever takes up the post. But President Uhuru Kenyatta is backing his deputy's rival to win the poll and secure his legacy...
The four-time failed presidential candidate Raila Odinga is trying his luck again. The 77-year-old former prime minister has a reputation as a formidable campaigner.
His big rival is the 55-year-old Deputy President William Ruto. He has proved a match for Mr Odinga on the campaign trail and has drawn large crowds...
George Wajackoyah has caught the attention with his proposal to legalise marijuana cultivation and the export of snake venom. David Mwaure Waihiga is running on an anti-corruption message...
Things have got topsy-turvy in Kenyan politics. Mr Odinga was once an implacable foe of the incumbent, President Uhuru Kenyatta. The enmity between them can be traced back 60 years when their fathers, both independence leaders, fell out.
But in a remarkable turnaround the two men shook hands and made up in 2018 and Mr Kenyatta has thrown his weight behind Mr Odinga's campaign.
This left Mr Ruto out in the cold and made for several years of an uncomfortable relationship at the top.
Arguably, the deputy president has defined the grounds that this election is being fought on - the economy.
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Pedestrians and motorists are seen next to campaign posters for Presidential candidates for Azimio La Umoja (Aspiration to Unite) Raila Odinga (L) and United Democratic Alliance (UDA) William Ruto, in Nairobi on June 30, 2022AFP
Zero supported Odinga, I'd guess that Kenyatta supports him now because of the threat of violence by Odinga's cadre.
All I know is that Kenya’s election will probably be more legitimate than ours.
In person, ink dye, paper ballots.
Obama for president of Kenya 2022
So is it between the communist, the globalist, and the warlord?
Is Obama eligible?
No question about that!
Well, YOU should be eligible to be elected president of Kenya. Fair is fair...
Will there be ballots being dropped off at 4 am the next morning? If not, it isn’t a fair election!! 🤓
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