August 9, 2017 15:29 IST

Kenya gears up for election

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta waves to supporters during the last Jubilee Party campaign rally ahead of the August 8 election in Nakuru, Kenya August 5, 2017. Nervous Kenyans stockpiled food and water on Monday and police prepared emergency first aid kits as families headed to their ethnic heartlands on the eve of an election many fear could descend into violence. Credit: Reuters
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Faithful of the African Roho Musalaba Church sing hymns during a special service to pray for a peaceful presidential election in Kisumu Ndogo village in Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: Reuters
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A supporter of Kenyan opposition National Super Alliance (NASA) coalition's presidential candidate Raila Odinga wears oranges and carries his portrait during their final campaign rally at the Uhuru park grounds in Nairobi, Kenya. Credit: Reuters
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A supporter of Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta cheers during the last Jubilee Party campaign rally ahead of the August 8 election in Nakuru, Kenya. Credit: Reuters
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Kenyan lawmaker Sarah Korere (R) greets a supporter during an election campaign rally in the village of Dol Dol in Laikipia County, Kenya. Credit: Reuters