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Kenya, one of Africa’s largest economies, is also seen as one of its healthiest democracies, making the polls crucial.Kenya, one of Africa’s largest economies, is also seen as one of its healthiest democracies, making the polls crucial.

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East Africa's economic powerhouse will hold elections on Aug. 9 to select a new president, parliament, county governors and assemblies. President Uhuru Kenyatta will be stepping down after serving his constitutionally allowed 10 years.East Africa's economic powerhouse will hold elections on Aug. 9 to select a new president, parliament, county governors and assemblies. President Uhuru Kenyatta will be stepping down after serving his constitutionally allowed 10 years.

Weary and wary, Kenyans gear up for national elections | Reuters

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It isn’t surprising people think it’s a life-or-death issue who gets the country’s top seat of power. It isn’t surprising people think it’s a life-or-death issue who gets the country’s top seat of power.

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Kenya’s national elections for president and for members of the senate and parliament will be held on August 9, 2022. While Kenyan voters in the past haveKenya’s national elections for president and for members of the senate and parliament will be held on August 9, 2022. While Kenyan voters in the past have

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NAIROBI - Tens of thousands of students across Kenya have been ordered to return home as the country's biggest election in years is only a week away. ManyNAIROBI - Tens of thousands of students across Kenya have been ordered to return home as the country's biggest election in years is only a week away. Many

Schools close and Western embassies on high alert as a tense Kenya nervously counts down to election day

Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- the Shilling has sharply depreciated. It means Kenya's Treasury will face difficulty paying back its huge dollar-denominated debtKenyans head to the polls on August 9 amid signs that East Africa’s largest economy could be headed for tough times. The country’s currency- ...

Debt, inflation: Crisis looms for Kenya's economy [Business Africa] | Africanews

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NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 2 - In his final weeks as president, Uhuru Kenyatta has been busier than usual playing peacemaker in East Africa, thawing tensions - Kenya breaking news | Kenya news today | Capitalfm.co.keNAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 2 – In his final weeks as president, Uhuru Kenyatta has been busier than usual playing peacemaker in East Africa, thawing tensions with Somalia, intervening in Congo’s crisis, and hosting talks between Sudan and Ethiopia. His enthusiasm for statesmanship has not gone unrecognised — Kenya’s departing leader was recently awarded the national […]

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The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'Kenya's economic output has more than doubled during President Uhuru Kenyatta's 10 years in office, but a debt binge that fueled growth and investment could cramp his successor's ability to tackle growing hunger and soaring prices ...' 🌎 Kenya's Economic Output Has More Than Doubled During President Uhuru Kenyatta's 10 Years ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters.The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'Kenya's economic output has more than doubled during President Uhuru Kenyatta's 10 years in office, but a debt binge that fueled growth and investment could cramp his successor's ability to tackle growing hunger and soaring prices ...' 🌎 Kenya's Economic Output Has More Than Doubled During President Uhuru Kenyatta's 10 Years ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters.

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Ahead of an election next Tuesday, Kenya's presidential race has been full of twists and turns that have shocked voters.Ahead of an election next Tuesday, Kenya's presidential race has been full of twists and turns that have shocked voters.

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Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 to vote for president, members of the National Assembly and Senate, and County Leadership for the country’s 47 counties. Elections are an important moment for any country, but the stakes are particularly high ahead for Kenya of Tuesday’s polls. Election violence has been a major issue in previous elections, and there are fears that this vote could spur conflict. Kenya’s next government will face major challenges. Like many countries in the region, Kenya is suffering from a severe drought, rising debt and inflation, with food prices soaring by 15 percent in the last year. With the largest economy in East Africa, Kenya’s stability is critical for the wider region.Kenyans head to the polls on August 9 to vote for president, members of the National Assembly and Senate, and County Leadership for the country’s 47 counties. Elections are an important moment for any country, but the stakes are particularly high ahead for Kenya of Tuesday’s polls. Election violence has been a major issue in previous elections, and there are fears that this vote could spur conflict. Kenya’s next government will face major challenges. Like many countries in the region, Kenya is suffering from a severe drought, rising debt and inflation, with food prices soaring by 15 percent in the last year. With the largest economy in East Africa, Kenya’s stability is critical for the wider region.

A Kenyan Peacebuilder Explains What’s at Stake in Her Country’s Elections | United States Institute of Peace

Regardless of the outcome, there is much to celebrate about Kenya’s maturing politics and, with fingers crossed, to feel very optimistic that that wonderful country is driving forward Regardless of the outcome, there is much to celebrate about Kenya’s maturing politics and, with fingers crossed, to feel very optimistic that that wonderful country is driving forward

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Press Release - The August 9 election will be an opportunity for Kenya to showcase its democracy to the world.  I urge all Kenyans to support free and fair elections that are conducted peacefully both in word and in deed.  A peaceful and transparent democratic process that reflects the will of the Kenyan people will further strengthen Kenya's role as a regional and global leader and help deliver a more prosperous and secure future for all Kenyans.Press Release - The August 9 election will be an opportunity for Kenya to showcase its democracy to the world.  I urge all Kenyans to support free and fair elections that are conducted peacefully both in word and in deed.  A peaceful and transparent democratic process that reflects the will of the Kenyan people will further strengthen Kenya's role as a regional and global leader and help deliver a more prosperous and secure future for all Kenyans.

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At di age of 77, Mr Odinga dey make im fifth attempt for di presidency for di 9 August elections. At di age of 77, Mr Odinga dey make im fifth attempt for di presidency for di 9 August elections.

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The helicopter lands in the middle of rice fields, heralding the arrival of Kenyan presidential candidate William Ruto as he seeks votes from the densely populated, politically influential... The helicopter lands in the middle of rice fields, heralding the arrival of Kenyan presidential candidate William Ruto as he seeks votes from the densely populated, politically influential...

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Kenya’s next president will have to win more than just votes to gain legitimacy.Kenya’s next president will have to win more than just votes to gain legitimacy.

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Deputy President William Ruto is trailing behind the ODM leader Raila Odinga as shown on a new opinion poll released on Tuesday, August 2, by the IPSOS firm.Deputy President William Ruto is trailing behind the ODM leader Raila Odinga as shown on a new opinion poll released on Tuesday, August 2, by the IPSOS firm.

2022 Elections Countdown: Raila Odinga Takes Early Lead in Polls 6 Days to Voting - Tuko.co.ke

East Africa's economic powerhouse will hold elections on August 9 to select a new president, with the incumbent...East Africa's economic powerhouse will hold elections on August 9 to select a new president, with the incumbent...

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Kenya’s upcoming election is a big one with even bigger consequences. The country is plagued by a system of governance, policy, foreign relations and an elite mindset seemingly misaligned to deal with the core problems of poverty, corruption, lack of diversification and mounting debt. The win...Winners of Kenyan election face a long, difficult road to heal the ailing country By Emmanuel Owusu-Sekyere and Marie-Noelle Nwokolo

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In Kenya, the quest to deliver credible, free and fair elections can be both costly and polarizing ever since the introduction of multi-party three decades agoIn Kenya, the quest to deliver credible, free and fair elections can be both costly and polarizing ever since the introduction of multi-party three decades ago

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East Africa’s economic powerhouse, Kenya,  will hold elections on Tuesday to select a new president, parliament, county governors and assemblies. President Uhuru Kenyatta will be stepping down after serving his constitutionally allowed 10 years.East Africa’s economic powerhouse, Kenya,  will hold elections on Tuesday to select a new president, parliament, county governors and assemblies. President Uhuru Kenyatta will be stepping down after serving his constitutionally allowed 10 years.

Weary, wary Kenyans head to the polls | The Herald

Kenyans will elect a new leader on Aug. 9, with the race between front-runners Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga too close to call. The winner will inherit a daunting set of problems: mounting public anger over soaring living costs, rampant unemployment, runaway state debt and a drought that’s left millions of people going hungry. Most previous elections have been dogged by violence and allegations of vote rigging, and investors are on the alert for any threatKenyans will elect a new leader on Aug. 9, with the race between front-runners Deputy President William Ruto and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga too close to call. The winner will inherit a daunting set of problems: mounting public anger over soaring living costs, rampant unemployment, runaway state debt and a drought that’s left millions of people going hungry. Most previous elections have been dogged by violence and allegations of vote rigging, and investors are on the alert for any threat

Kenya Vote Backdrop Is Anger Over Living Costs, Debt - The Washington Post