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Kenyan economy hinges on poll outcome

05 March 2013, 06:49

Nairobi - The fate of Kenya's bristle economy is relying heavily on the outcome of the closely contested poll, the Business Daily reports.

Kenyans cast their votes on Monday, the first since the tumultuous one of 2007, was held as the country enters the sixth year of sluggish recovery whose survival depends on a smooth transition and the restoration of investor confidence.

Analysts saw the poll as posing high-level political risk, but expected a smooth transition that would improve business confidence and unlock the inflow of investment to power the economy.

- For more visit Business Daily


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