27 Mar 2018

Raphael Tuju on Kenya elections: ‘I wouldn’t have invested any money in data mining’

International Editor

Last night we reported from Kenya on the impact of data mining, fake news and the intervention of firms such as Cambridge Analytica and its parent company SCL in the contentious 2017 election there.

Yesterday, we spoke to the leader of the opposition, Raila Odinga. Did dirty tricks and data harvesting play a part in the victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta? We sat down with the secretary general of Kenya’s governing Jubillee Party, Raphael Tuju. He ran the victorious campaign for President Kenyatta.