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Kenyan Presidential Candidates Pledge to Uphold Peace in Polls

  • Contenders including William Ruto, Raila Odinga sign pledge
  • Lethal protests followed the elections in 2007 and 2017
Kenyans demonstrate on the streets to protest the high cost of food, in Nairobi on July 7.

Kenyans demonstrate on the streets to protest the high cost of food, in Nairobi on July 7.

Photographer: Tony Karumba/AFP/Getty Images

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Kenya’s four presidential contenders promised to uphold peace and refrain from hate speech or insults during campaigning before the Aug. 9 election, the country’s Sunday Standard newspaper reported.