Victims of Kenya's last election still in limbo, even as next presidential vote approaches

Alex Ndungu is the latest victim of the harsh mountain winds that blow through the rows of straw huts in Gwa Kungu, a village where those displaced by Kenya's election violence five years ago remain, in limbo. Alex died of complications resulting from pneumonia and anemia. He was 9 months old.

The 624 people living at Hope Camp are an illustration of one of the many lingering effects of the tribe-on-tribe violence that rocked Kenya after its 2007 presidential election. Five years later — and now only days before the country's March 4 presidential election — hundreds of the refugees still have not returned home.

Kenya holds another high-tension election next Monday, and though officials are working to prevent a repeat of violence, there are signs it may again return.