Kenyan elections loom, opposition candidate Odinga tackles corruption

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Kenyan elections loom, opposition candidate Odinga tackles corruption
Kenyan elections loom, opposition candidate Odinga tackles corruption

Africa-Press – Kenya. Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga and his running mate Martha Karua continue to rally as the general election gets closer. In the central city of Murang’a, the pair tackled corruption, a major theme of these elections in a country where according to current president Uhuru Kenyatta, 2 billion Kenyan shillings are lost daily to this plague.

promised the presidential candidate in Murang’a. While his deputy presidential candidate Martha Karua said they vowed for a government that took “.

The five-time candidate Odinga never reached the presidential seat. But this time around the 77-year-old veteran politician hopes for a different outcome after picking a female deputy who could become the first female deputy president. A historic and strategic choice that could draw the attention of Kenyan female voters who make up half of the registered voters.

said Elizabeth Muranga, a supporter at the rally.

The final campaign rallies should take place on August 6, three days before the elections on August 9.

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