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Past as Prologue in Kenya’s Elections? A Discussion with Peter Kagwanja

By the Africa Center for Strategic Studies

May 23, 2017

How well is Kenya prepared for elections on August 8, 2017? The electoral commission and the ruling party say that planning is on track. The opposition and some independent observers, however, have raised concerns over the possibility of violence at the polls. In an interview with the Africa Center, Kenyan academic and commentator Dr. Peter Kagwanja reflects on the history of Kenya’s democracy and examines the dynamics of the current political situation.

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