On August 9, Kenyans are called upon to choose the new tenant of the State House. If four candidates present themselves on the starting line, it is good a duel between the two favorites, veteran Raila Amolo Odinga on one side and vice-president William Ruto on the other, which will take place.
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At 77, Odinga knows the exercise by heart, since he will run for the highest office for the fifth time. An essential figure on the Kenyan political scene, can “Agwambo” (The Mysterious) to succeed where he has consistently failed? An outstanding tribune, the Luo patriarch is above all proud. From the jails of the autocrat Daniel Arap Moi to the honors of the Prime Minister – he headed the government between 2008 and 2012 -, “RAO” has, for almost half a century, known everything or almost.