The suprising rise of Muslim Kenyan presidential candidate

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Out of the seven men and one woman running for president in Kenya, Mohamed Abduba Dida was the least known before camaigning began. He is also the only Muslim. Hailing from Wajir town in northern Kenya, Dida used the two televised presidential debates to endear himself to many Kenyans though his simplicity and humour. He talks about his rise from nowhere to become fourth in opininon polls.