Past event

Research Event

Kenya's Elections: Key Challenges

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Kenya's Elections: Key Challenges
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Speaker: Henry Maina, Warwick University
Discussant: Jeremy Lind, Research Officer, LSE
Chair: Councillor Marianne Alapini, Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea


Elections take place in Kenya on 27 December. The incumbent President President Mwai Kibaki, and his Party of National Unity coalition, faces a strong challenge from veteran Raila Odinga and his party, the Orange Democratic Movement.

Henry Maina, formerly of the Kenya Legal Resources Foundation will offer an overview of the various key actors and suggest what this may mean for Kenya and the region.