A Proud voter at 102

Stooped but determined, a 102-year-old woman believed to be one of Kenya's oldest citizens cast her ballot in national elections on Tuesday.

"I have come here to vote because good leadership comes from God," Lydia Gathoni Kiingati said. "I want to vote because I believe God has kept me alive for so many years." Kiingati smiled broadly when an election official marked her finger with indelible ink after she voted in Gatundu, the birthplace of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Scola Wambui said her mother was delighted to vote. "She always votes … and she told us that since the day has come, we have to bring her here to vote because she is a proud Kenyan."

Associated Press