Navigating Kenya’s recurrent politics of fear and violence


On 8 August Kenyans will cast their ballots, but over the past year, the electoral process has been marred by violence and many Kenyans are jittery, fearing a repeat of the 2007 polls, when Odinga alleged rigging and called for demonstrations after tallying was abruptly stopped and a winner announced. What will the effect of these elections be on the business front? CNBC Africa’s Tshepho Modiba is joined by Ronak Gopaldas, Africa Macro Strategist, Rand Merchant Bank for a look at the geo-political landscape in East Africa.

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