Corruption, unemployment among biggest challenges facing Kenya

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  • Jubilee supporters maintained a higher level of confidence in the government compared to the Cord. According to the poll, 41 per cent of Jubilee supporters said the country was headed in the right direction, compared to 35 per cent who disagreed. Among Cord supporters, by contrast, 74 per cent said they thought the country was headed in the wrong direction compared to 35 per cent who disagreed.
  • Most people in Nyanza — 91 per cent — reported having experienced poverty in their locality, followed by Coast and Western at 89 and 87 per cent respectively. A total of 78 per cent of the respondents reported poverty in their areas.
  • The figures however varied, when the question was put to Jubilee and Cord supporters, with 57 per cent of Cord supporters saying their condition had worsened compared 44 per cent of Jubilee supporters.
  • Most people in Nyanza — 91 per cent — reported having experienced poverty in their locality, followed by Coast and Western at 89 and 87 per cent respectively. A total of 78 per cent of the respondents reported poverty in their areas.

The high cost living, corruption and unemployment are the three biggest challenges facing the country, according to a new opinion poll by Ipsos.

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