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Sarah James Kanaja, left, waits in line with her daughter Silvia, 3, as Kenyans queue to cast their vote in the early morning at the Mutomo primary school near Gatundu, north of Nairobi, in Kenya Monday, March 4, 2013. Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)A Masaai walks to a polling station to vote in a general election in Kumpa, Kenya, Monday March 4, 2013. Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history. (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale)Masaai women line up at dawn to vote in a general election in Kumpa, Kenya, Monday March 4, 2013. Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history. (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale)Two Masaai walk with their ID card on their hands to reach a polling station to vote in a general election in Kumpa, Kenya, Monday March 4, 2013. Five years after more than 1,000 people were killed in election-related violence, Kenyans went to the polls on Monday to begin casting votes in a nationwide election seen as the country's most important - and complicated - in its 50-year history. (AP Photo/Riccardo Gangale)

Polling stations opened up to Kenyans yesterday for a tense presidential election that will test whether the east African nation can repair its damaged reputation after the tribal blood -letting that followed a 2007 poll. Voters wait to cast their ballots during the Kenyan general elections at the Ldergesi primary school in Archers Post Kenya yesterday.

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