With elections approaching in six months, many Kenyans are apprehensive. The last disputed presidential election resulted in violence claiming 1500 lives.
Two of today's presidential candidates face charges at the International Criminal Court in The Hague as a result of their alleged involvement in the 2008 bloodshed. Stephen Sackur talks to one of them - former education minister, William Ruto.
You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 8 October at 03:30, 08:30, 15:30 and 20:30 GMT and on the BBC News Channel at 0430 on Monday 8 October and 0030 on Tuesday 9 October.
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