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Kenyan opposition leaders (L-R), Musalia Mudavadi, Kalonzo Musyoka, Raila Odinga, Moses Wetangula and Nick Salat hold hands as they announce their alliance during the 2017 general elections aspirants conference organised by the opposition parties in the capital Nairobi, Kenya January 11, 2017. Credit: Reuters/Thomas Mukoya

Kenya's five main opposition parties form super alliance to challenge Kenyatta

Kenyan opposition political parties announced an alliance on Wednesday to fight the August presidential and parliamentary elections against President Uhuru Kenyatta’s coalition.

Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya

Kenya's ruling coalition moves to create single party for 2017 general elections

The main political parties in Kenya’s governing Jubilee Alliance are considering plans for a merger, an agreement analysts say may involve rotating power between two of the country’s largest ethnic groups.