2017 is a big year in Kenya. It’s an election year which will see Kenyans will engage in a formal decision making process to pick their political leaders for the next five years. Already, political temperatures are rising and the political rollercoaster is already gaining steam.

Elections create uncertainties and can serve unexpected surprises as witnessed with the US elections and the UK Brexit referendum. It’s a high stakes game. Every election year is characterized by numerous challenges and opportunities. So what can we expect in the run up to the elections?

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