Kenya elections | Kenyans vote in close-fought race

Deputy President, William Ruto, and opposition leader, Raila Odinga, are going head to head for the presidency. eNCA correspondent, Isabel Nakirya discussed the elections with eNCA's Rofhiwa Madzena. Courtesy of #DStv403

NAIROBI - Kenya voted for a new president on Tuesday after almost a decade under Uhuru Kenyatta's rule.

Four candidates are vying for power but the front-runners are Deputy President William Ruto and veteran opposition leader, Raila Odinga.

READ: Jittery Kenya votes in close-fought election race

More than 22 million people registered to vote in an election taking place against a backdrop of soaring food and fuel prices and a punishing drought that has left millions hungry.

There is also a deep disappointment with the political elite, particularly among the youth.


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