Mobbed, robbed, accused of witchcraft, pollsters in Kenya say they’re misunderstood

They’ve been kidnapped by bandits, accused of witchcraft, arrested, robbed, and swept away by flash floods. They’ve also been mobbed by angry voters and confronted by men offended that their wives are being interviewed instead of them.

The work of political pollsters is still widely misunderstood in Kenya, with international companies like Ipsos accused of everything from corruption to making children sick. CONT.

Katharine Houreld, Reuters