Rose Wanjiku

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How maize, Kenya’s staple food, may shape the upcoming election

Kenyans go to the polls this August. Among the issues that are ‘do or die’ for the candidates is the cost of maize flour, which has been rising steadily for the last year. Several surveys have shown that Kenyans are angry, with respondents saying President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration has failed to bring down the cost of basic necessities like food and does not deserve a second chance.