The photo captures the moment I presented my credentials to Ambassador Amina Mohamed, Kenya's Foreign Minister.
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Starting on Monday, April 7, 2014 more than 800 million voters began to cast their ballots at 930,000 polling stations in the first phase of an election process that will last for more than six weeks. This arrives at the end of a particularly ugly campaign cycle where politicians have traded allegations and counter-allegations of corruption. It is clear that unless corruption becomes the most important election issue for the average citizen when going to the polls, things are unlikely to change.