Africa Blog Roundup: Kenya's Elections, Nigeria's Trains, DDR in South Sudan, and More

From Sahel Blog Sun Feb 10 2013, 08:43:33

Ken Opalo: "Who Will Win the Kenyan Presidential Election?" If the polls are right Uhuru Kenyatta still leads Raila Odinga by about 740,000 votes.  I estimate that Mr. Kenyatta will get 48.87% of the votes cast to Mr. Odinga's 41.72%, ... Continue reading →

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