Kenya's western and coastal regions have provided long-standing support for opposition leader Raila Odinga. But after his latest failed presidential bid, they are now the scene of local power struggles. Some of his erstwhile followers have defected or formed new parties.
No sooner had William Ruto's victory in the 9 August presidential election been declared than there was an unexpected division in the Electoral Commission, part of which refused to recognise the results. This split is now at the heart of several appeals at the Supreme Court.