kenya: The key battle grounds to watch as the 2017 General Election draws closer


As Kenyans come to terms with the results of the hotly contested primaries particularly in the two main political parties, Jubilee and ODM, we take a look at where the real battle for votes shall be experienced in the run up to the August 8 poll.

Renowned political heavyweights are expected to square out with each other while in other areas, powerful newcomers have emerged with enviable financial muscles to boot.

In the past, a ticket of a certain political party was an almost sure way of clinching victory in the main election but changing political dynamics are threatening the status quo as voters prefer voting in personalities as opposed to political parties.