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Queuing to vote in Kenya's last general election. In a survey, when asked to describe the political party they dislike the most, 59% said it was because that other party was tribal.

Kenya’s Tyranny Of Numbers: A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy If There Ever Was One

The data shows that although Kenyans downplay ethnicity when portraying themselves, ‘other’ Kenyans are the ones who are tribal. The result is that people tend to vote defensively in ethnic blocs.