Food prices could decide Kenya's fraught elections

Acute problems are the focus when Kenya goes to the polls: high food prices, growing inequality and ingrained corruption.

The level playing field between two political veterans raises concerns about a contentious outcome.

En buss kör förbi valreklam för presidentkandidaterna Raila Odinga, till vänster, och William Ruto, till höger, i det fattiga området Mathare i Kenyas huvudstad Nairobi. Bilden är från 1 augusti.
A bus drives past election advertising for presidential candidates Raila Odinga, to the left, and William Ruto, to the right, in the poor area of Mathare in Kenya's capital Nairobi. The picture is from August …