Kenya Elections

Kenya election 2022: How the Odinga and Kenyatta dynasties set aside their differences

The nuptials between the Kenyatta and Odinga clans ahead of this year's presidential election in Kenya took many aback. Political monogamy is ... not a common trait among Kenyan presidential contenders, but the alliance between outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta and his longtime rival Raila Odinga seems to be holding. History plays a role. And the dynasties of Kenyatta and Odinga have that in abundance, dating back to the liberation struggle against British colonial rule more than seven decades ago.