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Kenya stages first presidential debate

Kenya has held its first presidential debate - between all eight candidates in next month's tightly contested poll.

Millions of Kenyans watched and listened to the live debate, broadcast on 42 local radio and TV stations, as well as YouTube.

Political columnist and publisher Kwendo Opanga told the BBC that the debates offered the smaller parties "an opportunity to shine".

  • 12 Feb 2013
  • From the section Africa