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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta attends an evangelical pre-election prayer rally for peace in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, July 30, 2017. Kenyans are due to go to the polls on Aug. 8. to vote in presidential elections after a tightly-fought race between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta attends an evangelical pre-election prayer rally for peace in Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, July 30, 2017. Kenyans are due to go to the polls on Aug. 8. to vote in presidential elections after a tightly-fought race between incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta and main opposition leader Raila Odinga. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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Kenyans go to the polls in one week with incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta battling to secure a second five-year term. CNN's Farai Sevenzo looks at the tight race and gets views from the capital.

Kenya prepares for presidential election

Kenyans go to the polls in one week with incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta battling to secure a second five-year term. CNN's Farai Sevenzo looks at the tight race and gets views from the capital.