Fear and apathy mar Kenya voter registration

Only 13 million of nation's 22 million voters have signed up for next year's presidential polls.
Last Modified: 18 Dec 2012 19:25

On the final day for voters in Kenya to register for next year's presidential election only 13 out of 22 million eligible voters have registered.

The low turnout is being blamed on voter apathy and fears of violence.

Al Jazeera’s Nazanine Moshiri reports from the capital, Nairobi.


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