Kenya's recently concluded general election has been described as a mixed bag of highs and the lows being the deadly clashes.
With frequent irregularities, it's easy to become cynical about elections in Africa. But polls are an essential component of the continent's growing democracy.
The two main candidates in Kenya's election are incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and the opposition's Raila Odinga. Polls have them neck-and-neck. Here's what you need to know about the key issues.