Odinga versus Kenyatta: Kenyan election explained


The two front-runners in Kenya's presidential election have been holding their final rallies in Nairobi, ahead of Monday's vote.

Prime Minister Raila Odinga and his deputy, Uhuru Kenyatta, are favourites to succeed President Kibaki, in the first poll since the post-2007 election violence.

BBC Africa's Alex Jakana explains why the election matters and why it works.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.