President Uhuru Kenyatta leads the Jubilee Party, which has been in power since it was formed in 2013; while the ODM, formed in 2005, is led by veteran opposition chief Raila Odinga.
In recent years, Kenyatta and Odinga have enjoyed political cooperation after they buried their political differences in 2018, following a bitter election the previous year- which was re-run after the supreme court threw out the initial results.
Raphael Tuju, Jubilee’s secretary general, says talks are ongoing between the two political parties, with the aim of reaching a consensus to field a single presidential candidate in 2022.
“If we reach an agreement on an alliance […] we shall have a one presidential candidate for Jubilee and ODM,” he says, adding that time is of the of essence. “We have to agree in good time because elections are next year,” he tells The Africa Report.
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