Wed, 21 Nov 2012 13:21:51 GMT | By HowzitMSN

Kenyatta vs. Odinga: Fact File

Ahead of the Kenya Presidential election, scheduled for 4 March 2013, HowzitMSN takes a look at the two frontrunners for the top job.


Kenya Presidential Candidates (© Thomas Mukoya Newscom RTR)

Raila Odinga (L) and Uhuru Kenyatta (R)

Uhuru Kenyatta

Current Position: Deputy Prime Minister of Kenya

Age: 51

Political Party: The National Alliance

Spouse: Margaret Wanjiru Gakuo

Political Predecessors: His father, Jomo Kenyatta, was the first president of Kenya.

Ethnicity: Kikuyu

Twitter Account: @UKenyatta

Raila Odinga

Current Position:  Prime Minister of Kenya

Age: 67

Political Party: Orange Democratic Movement

Spouse: Ida Odinga

Political Predecessors: His father, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, was the first Vice President of Kenya. His brother, Oburu Odinga, is also currently a Member of Parliament (MP).

Ethnicity: Luo

Twitter Account: @RailaOdinga

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