See the chaotic scenes as Kenya elects new president Uhuru Kenyatta
Kenyans go to the polls on Thursday to choose between the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga, who has promised to unite the country with an inclusive and transparent government.
Kenyatta’s camp say he leads by a massive 20 points with Kenyans against Odinga’s camp by a much smaller margin.
Kenyatta’s campaign team has held rallies across the country ahead of the election.
The incumbent has been in office since 1993 but is facing his first election since becoming head of state following a military coup in February 1992.
A total of 32 candidates are running for Kenyatta on the presidential ballot.
Candidates and their campaigns:
* Mr Kenyatta: Mr Kenyatta is a former world champion middle-distance runner
* Mr Kenyatta, 43, is married to Nderi Nderi who is a lawyer and has two children
* Mr Kenyatta’s chief rival, Raila Odinga, 47, is a former governor of the island of Zanzibar
* Mr Odinga joined the opposition National Rainbow Coalition last year and has campaigned for the formation of a transitional government before Kenyatta’s government.
* Mr Odinga, a former member of the Jubilee party, has been campaigning for the formation of an inclusive and transparent government.
* Mr Odinga’s main election promises are:
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