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Opposition Leader Odinga Keeps Narrow Lead on Eve of Kenya Vote

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who is making a fifth attempt at the presidency, is the favorite to win a Aug. 9 election, according to an opinion poll.

Odinga enjoys a small lead with 46.7% support in the survey, against 44.4% of possible votes for rival Deputy President William Ruto, Nairobi-based pollster Tifa Research said Friday in an emailed statement. Two other candidates, George Wajackoyah and David Waihiga, polled 1.8% and 0.1% respectively, it said.