The violence of the previous election has been replaced with political intrigue, and a lot of mathematics.
A widespread and sustained campaign for peaceful elections really seems to have permeated Kenya's political bedrock.
A decision on hundreds of thousands of initially rejected ballots in presidential poll could hold the key to who wins.
Upcoming election could be the strongman's last, and he has vowed to fight like a "wounded animal".
Veteran politician calls himself "third force" in presidential vote, but it could be his last chance to make an impact.
Nairobi splits in half as leaders make their final bids for electoral glory.
Aid agencies are occasionally told they can be kicked out of the country if they offend the government.
There are already reports of political violence in rural towns, weeks before a constitutional referendum.
New peace plan reads like a wish list, but resilient Congolese need one that will help them reconstruct their country.
Just a week before the nation votes, officials are hoping practice makes perfect.
With just 400 Congolese troops in Goma, UN voices concern about possible attempt by rebel group M23 to retake city.