February 21, 2013

Kenya's post-election peril

Kenyans are gearing up to vote, but has the country recovered from the last election's violence?
Kenyan activists hold signs to call for a peaceful presidential election, in front of the venue where the country's first ever presidential debate is being held in Nairobi, Kenya, 11 February 2013. EPA/DAI KUROKAWA

Can Kenya avoid a repeat of the 2007 post-election violence that killed and displaced thousands? Comment below.

Although Kenya's 2010 constitution aimed to fix long-standing issues including land disputes and ethnic tensions, these problems remain unresolved and could once again contribute to election-related violence. What should be done to ensure the March 4 elections are free, fair and peaceful? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

In this episode of The Stream, we speak to:

Karuti Kanyinga
Professor, Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi

Peter Aling’o @ied_africa
Executive Director, Institute for Education in Democracy

Voters from Kenya also join us via Google+ hangout.